Lenovo Vibe P1 - The TeCake

The computer and the mobile manufacturing major, Lenovo has launched its Vibe P1 smartphone along with its budget variant Vibe P1m with a price tag of Rs. 15,999. and Rs. 7,999, respectively in India. The handsets will be available for sale exclusively on Flipkart via Flash sale model. The registration process has already been started for the upcoming sale which will commence on October 27.

The Lenovo Vibe P1 is a very unique and buys worthy feature, which would steal the limelight and win it over other smartphones of the same range. We will have to see how the phone performs amidst the heavy competition in this price segment. We will still reserve our final verdict till we actually test the phone.

Display

The Lenovo Vibe P1 boasts a 5.50-inch screen with a fantastic full HD screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The phone looks superbly good and fares well in this sector of the smartphone. The screen to body ratio is 72% and is very good. The corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the device from any damages, which may occur on the screen. The display of 401 pixels per inch makes it an eye candy!

Camera

The company aims to impress all the snappers with a 13 MP primary and 5 MP secondary camera featured with the device. The selfie lovers would be very satisfied to have a good 5 MP shooters in the front while the serious memory captures would be content with the 13 MP primary camera. There is a dual LET flash at the back.

Hardware

The handset is loaded with a supercool processor from Snapdragon 615 series. It is an octa-core processor, which means that it has 8 cores, under the hood to complete any task in a jiffy! The 2 GB RAM and the 32 GB memory acts as a super storage point for all the photographic memories or the fun filled videos which you may want to save. The Adreno graphic processor adds jewel to the crown and expandable memory of 128 GB makes it a super storage hub for the geeks.

Look and feel

The build of the smartphone is fully metallic, which stands out because of its smoothness, and it looks premium by giving stunning looks. It is available in platinum, graphite grey, and gold color variants. The Vibe V1 is a very good contender for people who are obsessed with the look of the phone and aim at having a device, which they can flaunt.

Special features

The highlighting feature of the handset is its massive 5000 mAh battery, fingerprint scanner, an instant all app killer button, a power saving button, and a feature by which one can charge another phone via the USB OTG feature. It also has Nano coating feature that helps the phone keep away water drops and splashes.

Conclusion

The Lenovo Vibe V1 seems a superb competitor under 15-20k segment. As it is priced at Rs. 15,999, which makes it a very good option for the mid-range consumers and people who would want the most at a reasonable and affordable price. The phone has every other normal feature like 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, etc. It is a smartly built device having some very good hardware and Lenovo has special audio enhancers in the phone. It is recommended to pick this up in the 15-20k range and would rate it 4/5 for its perfect blend of specifications and the build quality.

Tech Specs for Lenovo Vibe P1

 Camera 13MP rear and 5MP front camera
 Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
 RAM 2 GB
 Display 5.5 inch 1080 x 1920p 401ppi display
 Battery 5000 mAh
 OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
 Storage 32 GB, expandable up to 128GB
First published on Oct 23, 2015, 02:26 PM
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