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Lenovo Vibe P1 FAQ, Pros, Cons, User Queries, Answers

Lenovo has been quite experimental with its recently launched devices in India. Lenovo is bringing up variety of phones back to back for users with different demands, after the camera-centric Vibe Shot and the big display phone Phab Plus, it has introduced Vibe P1 with huge battery capacity. It was earlier unveiled during IFA 2015, and is now announced in India. It is a promising phone with great battery life and fingerprint sensor on board, let’s find the much needed answers about the phone in this FAQ. We have also written the quick review of Lenovo P1

Lenovo Vibe P1 Full Coverage

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Lenovo Vibe P1 Pros

  • Big screen for maximum viewing pleasure
  • Supports the wireless NFC protocol
  • Great battery life with Rocket fast charging feature
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Dual SIM 4G LTE support
  • Good design

Lenovo Vibe P1 Cons

  • SIM 2 slot shared with microSD card
  • Bulky
  • Battery not user replaceable

Lenovo Vibe P1 Quick Specifications

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Lenovo Vibe P1 India Hands on Review, Camera and Features [Video]

Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe P1 is a 5.5 inch metal cased smartphone which has some extra bulk due to the hefty battery inside. It weighs 189 grams, feels solid but it still manages to stay sleek and shiny. The tapered back offers a great handling grip, and the aluminum design feels sturdy in the hand. Squeezing a 5000 mAh battery in such a thin shell is not an easy task; Lenovo deserves the applause for the job.

Lenovo Vibe P1 Photo Gallery

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe P1 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has Dual-SIM. It supports Nano-SIM, dual stand-by.

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe P1 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the Vibe P1 has a microSD expansion slot. It supports microSD cards up to 128 GB.

 Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1 Have Display Glass Protection?

 Answer- Yes, the Lenovo Vibe P1 comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

 Question- How is the Display of the Lenovo Vibe P1?

 Answer- It comes with a 5.5 inch IPS display; it has great viewing angles and manages to emit good colours and brightness and the details look really crisp. We have no complains with the display on Vibe P1.

 Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it does support adaptive brightness.

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer- No, the capacitive navigation buttons are not backlit. And it houses a physical home button on in the center which also acts as a fingerprint scanner.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with the Lenovo’s own Vibe UI.

Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- Yes, fingerprint sensor is available on this phone and the response is fast and accurate.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- The main selling point of this phone is the battery, and it does have a 24W quick charge function that can rapidly charge the 2000mAh of phone’s battery in just 30 minutes.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer- Out of 32 GB, 23.77 GB of internal storage is available at the user end.

Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- Yes, you can move the apps to SD card from the phone.

Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer- Yes it comes with 1.10 GB of bloatware apps pre-installed, but the good thing is that you can uninstall most of the bloatware on this phone.

Question- How Much RAM is free Available on the first Boot?

Answer- Out of 2 GB, 1.1 GB of RAM is available on the first boot

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it does have a LED notification light.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question- How is The User Interface on The Vibe P1?

Answer- The UI offers a lot of customizable features. It is based on the Lenovo’s latest version of Vibe UI, which is found in mostly in all other Lenovo phones as well, it is smooth and the best thing is that it is not messed up like many of the custom UIs.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1 offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, the Lenovo Vibe P1 comes with few pre-loaded themes to choose from.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- The speaker output is still not tested in a quiet atmosphere; we will let you know about it later.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality is good, the voice was crystal clear from both the ends.

Question- How Good is The Camera Quality of The Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- It has a 13 MP primary camera and 5 MP front camera, both the camera produce decent results. The main camera does not have OIS but works well with the existing Phase detection autofocus. It captures good amount of details, and colours are also close to original.

The front camera was not impressive at first when we used it in low-light but it did perform great in better lighting conditions, it did not overexpose or whiten the pictures and produced good colours.

Lenovo Vibe P1 Camera Samples

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Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of playing Full HD videos.

Question- How is Battery Backup on Vibe P1?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe P1 features a power packed battery of 5000 mAh which is enough to use the phone for almost 2 days. It also features a Smart power saver toggle button on the left; it can increase the battery performance up to 2 hours or more.

Question- What Color Variants Available for Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer– Platinum, Graphite Grey and Gold colour variants are available.

Question- Which Sensors are available on Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- It includes fingerprint sensor, light sensor, Accelerometer, proximity sensor and compass.

Question- What are the Dimensions & Weight of Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- It measures 152.9 x 75.6 x 9.9 mm and weighs 189 grams.

Question- Does it Support Double Tap to Wake Up?

Answer- Yes, it supports Double Tap to wake Up.

Question- What is the SAR Value of Lenovo Vibe P1?

Answer- SAR value not specified.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1 Have Heating Issues?

Answer- Yes, the aluminum unibody structure and Snapdragon 615 combine to heat up the device a little bit. During our initial testing, we did not notice any abnormal heating but we can expect it to heat up a little bit during aggressive usage.

Question- Can You Connect The Lenovo Vibe P1 to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- This device comes with the Snapdragon 615 and 2 GB of RAM which is never a bad combination for gaming. We have not tested gaming on this device till now, but we can expect a good gaming experience with such specifications and big screen.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create Hotspot and share internet from this device.


The lenovo Vibe P1 is a great device for the price tag of INR 15,999, it has a good build quality and design, fair performance, fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM 4G support and a lot more for the users other thant he heavy battery. The competitors may sound better in other departments, but this is a complete package for this price range.

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar

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