Lenovo has announced the launch of the Vibe X2 in India for a pricing of Rs 19,999. The handset features some outstanding aspects such as a striking and unique design featuring three layers to enhance the user experience and more. But, the previous generation model, the Lenovo Vibe X is also available in India for a similar pricing and if you own one, here is comparison to make you clear with the reasons to upgrade to the Vibe X2.
Display and Processor
In terms of display, both the Lenovo Vibe X2 and Vibe X flaunt a similar 5 inch IPS LCD display carrying a FHD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. This combination results in a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch that we have seen in numerous flagship devices that were launched in the last year and some high end models announced lately as well. However, the Vibe X2 has the advantage of featuring a protective Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coating on top.
While the Vibe X comes with a quad-core MediaTek MT6589T clocked at 1.5 GHz, whereas the Vibe X2 incorporates a new octa-core MediaTek MT6595 True8Core ticking at 2 GHz. The latter is capable of delivering impressive performance and improving the battery life of the device. Otherwise, both the processors are aided by 2 GB of RAM for great multi-tasking experience.
Camera and Internal Storage
In terms of imaging, both the smartphones are almost similar with a 13 MP primary snapper coupled with auto focus, LED flash and support for FHD 1080p video recording. Also, there is a 5 MP selfie camera at the front of the Lenovo smartphones that should be assisting users to capture wonderful selfies.
On the storage front, the Lenovo Vibe X2 comes with 32 GB of native storage space, whereas the Vibe X features 16 GB and 32 GB of storage capacities. However, there is no micro SD expandable card slot on both the devices.
Battery and Features
While the Vibe X2 is powered by a 2,300 mAh battery, the Vibe X comes with a 2,000 mAh battery. The latter can render a moderate backup to the smartphone, but the current generation model comes with battery saving features that can extend the battery life up to 75 percent.
While the Vibe X comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, whereas the Vibe X2 is fueled by Android 4.4.2 KitKat that is resource rich. Besides this, the Vibe X2 comes with a unique multi layered design. Additional layers of different colors that can be snapped back and put on whenever required. This new feature not only for cosmetic purposes, but also to enhance the user experience as one of the layer boosts the battery backup by 75 %, another offers hi-fi JBL audio and the third one doubles as a kickstand to rest the phone on.
|Model||Lenovo Vibe X2||Lenovo Vibe X|
|Display||5 inch, FHD||5 inch, FHD|
|Processor||2 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6595 True8Core||1.5 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6589|
|RAM||2 GB||2 GB|
|Internal Storage||32 GB, Non-Expandable||16 GB/ 32 GB, Non-Expandable|
|OS||Android 4.4.2 KitKat||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean|
|Camera||13 MP/ 5 MP||13 MP/ 5 MP|
|Battery||2,300 mAh||2,000 mAh|
|Price||Rs 19,999||Rs 19,450|
Lenovo’s Vibe X2 is definitely a great smartphone in the market in the sub Rs 20,000 price bracket. The device features several enhancements than its predecessor such as its tri-layered design, enhanced battery life, impressive performance and more. Users have an option to enhance the user experience by snapping on innovative accessories such as Battery Xtension to increase the battery life by paying Rs 2,000. If you are looking for an unparallel user experience with great features, the Vibe X2 should be your choice.