Today, Lenovo has launched two phones from its P series of phones- the Vibe P1 and the Vibe P1m, these phones have bigger batteries inside, so no more running out of juice on a hectic day. The P1m is the cheaper and smaller one from the two; it is a more subdued version of the Vibe P1 which lacks a few qualities compared to the other one. We tried to find out the answers to the most common queries of the consumers. We have also written the quick review of Lenovo P1

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Lenovo Vibe P1M Pros

  • Dual-SIM 4G LTE support
  • Great battery life with Rocket fast charging feature
  • Good built quality
  • Nice front camera

Lenovo Vibe P1M Cons

  • No Gorilla Glass protection
  • Bulky
  • Battery not user replaceable
  • Average CPU performance

Lenovo Vibe P1M Quick Specifications

Key SpecsLenovo Vibe P1m
Display5 inches IPS
Screen Resolution720 x 1280
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1
Processor Quad-core 1.0 GHz
ChipsetMediatek MT6735P
Memory2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto32 GB via microSD (uses SIM 2 slot)
Primary Camera8 MP LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 4000 mAh Li-Po
Fingerprint SensorNo
NFCNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual micro SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight 148 gms
Price INR 7,999

Also Read: Lenovo Vibe P1M Full Specifications | Lenovo Vibe P1 Full Specifications

Lenovo Vibe P1M India Hands on Review [Video]


Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe P1M comes with a 5 inch display, which makes it easy to use with single hand. It is little thicker and heavier than the ordinary 5 inch phones, which is not a surprise as it has a 4000 mAh battery inside. It has a metallic stripe covering it from the sides, and the rest of the body is made with plastic which has an advanced nano-coating on it to save it from accidental spills and splashes. Overall, it has a decent built and it feels rock solid.

Lenovo Vibe P1M Photo Gallery

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe P1M Have Dual SIM Slots?

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

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe P1M Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the Vibe P1M uses the SIM 2 slot to place the microSD card. It supports microSD cards up to 32 GB.

 Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1M Have Display Glass Protection?

 Answer- The Lenovo Vibe P1M does not have display glass protection.

 Question- How is the Display of the Lenovo Vibe P1M?

 Answer- It comes with a 5 inch IPS display; it delivers average results in terms of colour reproductions and sharpness, but the brightness is good- it makes it easily viewable in sunlight. The viewing angles on this display are not as good as P1 but still not bad for this price range.

 Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1M Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it does support adaptive brightness.

Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer- Yes, the capacitive navigation buttons are backlit.

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- No, it does not feature a fingerprint sensor.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Lenovo Vibe P1M?

Answer- Yes, this device supports fast/quick charging.

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

Answer- Out of 16 GB, 9.59 GB of internal storage is available at the user end.

Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on Lenovo Vibe P1M?

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- There is very less amount of bloatware pre-installed on this device.

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 has a LED notification light.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG. It also supports OTG charging- you can charge other devices using P1m as a portable charger.

Question- How is The User Interface on The Vibe P1M?

Answer- The UI offers a lot of customizable features. It is based on the Lenovo’s latest version of Vibe UI, the UI experience was quick and responsive.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe P1M offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, the Lenovo Vibe P1M 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 on this phone is good.

Question- How Good is The Camera Quality of The Lenovo Vibe P1M?

Answer- It has an 8 MP primary camera and 5 MP front camera, both the camera produce decent results. The main camera does not have OIS which means you need to hold the phone still to capture decent pictures. The details and colour output was average, convincing for a camera of this range.

The front camera is good, we tried clicking a few selfies in different light conditions, it produced clear photos with good amount of details in natural light, whereas the results in low light had a little bit of noise.

Lenovo Vibe P1M Camera Samples

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Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Lenovo Vibe P1M?

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

Question- How is Battery Backup on Vibe P1M?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe P1M 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 P1M?

Answer– Black and white color variants will be available.

Question- Which Sensors are available on Lenovo Vibe P1M?

Answer- It includes Accelerometer, GPS, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor.

Question- What are the Dimensions & Weight of Lenovo Vibe P1M?

Answer- It measures 141 x 71.8 x 9.3mm and weighs 148 grams.

Question- Does it Support Double Tap to Wake Up?

Answer- We are not sure if double tap to wake up is available or not.

Question- What is the SAR Value of Lenovo Vibe P1M?

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 P1M Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We did not notice any abnormal heating during our initial testing.

Question- Can You Connect The Lenovo Vibe P1M to a Bluetooth Headset?

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

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- We have not experienced gaming on this device yet, we will update this section once we receive a review unit.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

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

Conclusion

The Lenovo P1m is priced at INR 7,999, this is a great price for an affordable phone with a large battery. It is a combination that seems to be in demand among most of the consumers in India. We did not spend a lot of time with the phone but we say it is a fair deal to have if you are looking for a smartphone with great battery backup.