Lenovo is gearing up to launch a new smartphone in India called the P2. Lenovo has been teasing the smartphone launch on social media. Flipkart has put up a new teaser which confirms that the Lenovo P2 will be exclusively sold on the e-commerce site. The teaser comes in the form of a GIF image with nine boxes, having jumbled letters ‘Lenovo P2’ with battery icon, phone icon and a 100 percent charge icon. Users can grab a screenshot with the phone name and share it with Flipkart to win vouchers worth Rs 1,000. Flipkart’s teaser confirms that the phone will be unveiled on 11th January.
The highlight of the smartphone is its massive 5,100mAh battery. Lenovo claims it is good enough to offer up to 78 hours of talktime on a single charge. Backed with support for fast charging, even 15 minutes of charging is good enough to offer up to 10 hours of battery life, Lenovo claims. The smartphone also features reverse charging, allowing you to charge other devices.
The Lenovo P2 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080p) Super AMOLED display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s 625 octa-core SoC (eight Cortex-A53 cores) clocked at 2GHz. The smartphone is offered in multiple variants — 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, 4GB RAM + 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. An option to expand the storage using microSD card (hybrid SIM card slot) is also present.
The smartphone is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear snapper with single LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS, the smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. The Lenovo P2 also includes a fingerprint sensor embedded inside the home button on the front.
Lenovo’s new offering looks promising and it will be interesting to see how it fares with the competition. There is no word on the price yet, but it is expected to be around Rs. 20,000.