Lenovo-owned Zuk launched the second generation of Z series in India in Sep 2016. Lenovo Z2 Plus was, at the time of its launch, the cheapest phone in the market to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820.
It initially launched for a price of Rs. 17,999 for 32GB version and Rs. 19,999 for the 64GB version. However, it received a substantial price cut of Rs 3,000 on 32GB model and Rs 2,500 on 64GB model back in January 2017 bringing down the price to Rs. 14,999 and Rs. 17,499 respectively.
Now the deal just got sweeter. Lenovo has again slashed the price of Zuk Z2 Plus by Rs. 3,000 on 32GB version and Rs 2,500 on 64GB making the effective price Rs 11,999 and Rs 14,999 respectively. It is worth noting that it is the cheapest phone in the Indian market to be powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor.
Lenovo Z2 Plus Specifications
To recap, the Z2 Plus sports a 5 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset (Quad Core, Kryo: 2x 2.15 GHz, 2x 1.6 GHz), Adreno 530 GPU, and 3GB/4GB RAM under the hood.
In terms of photography, it houses a 13 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF and LED Flash and 8 MP front camera. In battery department, it carries a Li-Po 3500 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. The phone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It also comes with 4G VoLTE support.
|Key Specs||Lenovo Z2 Plus|
|Display||5 inch LTPS IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||Full HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||Quad Core, Kryo: 2x 2.15 GHz, 2x 1.6 GHz|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Memory||3 GB; 4 GB|
|Inbuilt Storage||32 GB; 64 GB|
|Primary Camera||13 Megapixel f/2.2 ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, LED flash, 1.34 µm pixel|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP with f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 µm pixel size|
|4G ready||Yes, with VoLTE support|
|SIM card type||Dual SIM|
|Price||Rs. 11,999 - 3 GB / 32 GB
Rs. 14,999 - 4 GB / 64 GB
Both the versions are available for purchase with the latest price on Amazon.in. Interestingly, it is still being sold at the old price on Flipkart.
|Lenovo Zuk Z2 plus||Flipkart||Amazon|
|32GB/3GB version||Click here||Click here|
|64GB/4GB version||Click here||Click here|
Though it is powered by decent hardware, it is beset with minor software problems and occasional heating. If you can ignore the software quirks, it is the best phone you can buy for the price.