Tech major Lenovo has released its new smartphones in the form of the Vibe X2 and the Vibe Z2. These two handsets will surely be the latest limelight grabbers in the vast smartphone market of the world. Both the phones have enough of goodies to get the attention of the new smartphone geeks round the world, and coming from the house of Lenovo, one should not have any doubts about the quality of these two new mobile phones.
Lenovo claims and has been promoting the Vibe X2, as the world’s first layered phone, which should excite some buyers who are always on the lookout for some added features in a phone which is completely new, no matter what.
Taking a brief look and comparison of the Vibe X2 and Vibe Z2:
Overall Specs of Lenovo Vibe X2
Having said that, the new Lenovo Vibe X2 is the superior smartphone model than that of its sibling Vibe Z2 (do not go by the models’ alphabet sequence to comprehend its superiority). The Vibe X2 comes with a clear and bright 5 in large 1080p display screen. The device is powered a MediaTek Octa-core true processor which is empowered by the strength of a good 2GB RAM. The system is clocked at a speed of up to 2.0GHz.
The Lenovo Vibe X2 packs in a massive 13MP primary camera on the back panel of the device, while all the selfie loving audience demand has made the company offer a popular 5 MP front facing secondary camera that comes with video capabilities. The device’s 32GB inbuilt storage can efficiently handle storing all your images, videos and other files.
OS & Battery
The Lenovo Vibe X2 uses the latest version, Android 4.4 KitKat long with the new Lenovo Vibe UI 2 version. The device draws its juice from a 2,300mAh battery pack that powers its very light 120g body.
Overall Specs of Lenovo Vibe Z2
On the other hand, the Lenovo Z2 looks very similar to that of the other handset by Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro. This handset offers a bigger 5.5 inch multi-touch display screen, but is of inferior quality as it comes with only 720p screen resolution. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 64-bit 410 chipset with 2GB of RAM and is clocked at a lesser 1.2GHz of speed as compared to the X2.
When it comes to the camera front the new Lenovo Vibe Z2 scores a bit more with its better 8MP front facing secondary camera to impress the selfie lovers more. The primary rear camera is the same as X2 with a 13MP sensor.
Battery & OS
The Lenovo Vibe Z2 is also of course run on the latest Android OS version, and it draws its juice from a good and sturdy 3000mAh which should efficiently power its massive screen. The Vibe Z2 is very light for its massive size and weighs only 158g and comes with dual-SIM support.
Further hands on experience of the Vibe X2 and Z2:
Lenovo Vibe X2
The first claimed layered smartphone comes with the wood elements on it which somehow always excites the users. Though the smart devices are better off with full metal or even plastic for better everyday usability and sturdiness, the wooden panels catch people’s fancy for its sheer class and exclusiveness. The Lenovo Vibe X2 does well in this field by offering full-fledged wooden back panel.
Lenovo describes the design of the Vibe X2 as the first layered one, and while it is simply not a very great feature for the mobile users, it is undeniably classy to look at and even feel. The X2 is not only appealing in its look, but also in its rich specs making it an overall attractive latest Android smartphone.
Unlike the other mobile majors these days, Lenovo ditches the metal unibody design and is content with its combination of wood and plastic. However, this device surely looks and feels sturdy and is very sleek as well at only 7.27mm.
The new Lenovo Vibe X2 big 5 inch Full HD screen might not be the most vibrant on the lot, but offers great experience while watching full HD movies. The screen also impeccably displays all your pictures, whether they were snapped using either of the devices secondary selfie snapping 5 MP front camera or the full-fledged 13 MP primary camera on the rear which comes with auto focus feature.
The device performs very smoothly with its 2GHz true octa-core processor along with its 2GB RAM and should offer great 4G experience as well. The Vibe X2 doesn’t offer microSD card slot and offers massive 32GB internal storage and cloud storage.
To top it all, while the great layered design looks best with the wooden plate at the back, the device also offers attractive color choices of red, white, dark grey and gold.
Lenovo Vibe Z2
Among the three latest Lenovo smartphones (Z2 pro included), the Vibe Z2 is the least packed in terms of hardware specs. This one comes with the conventional and highly popular unibody design with great looking metal frame with brushed finish. This one comes with an additional SIM slot on its left side, while and the non-removable storage and non-removable battery are all locked tight within its sturdy body.
The Lenovo Vibe Z2 packs lower hardware specs as compared to its other two siblings and gets 64-bit processor which is quite uncommon with the Android devices. Its 410 Snapdragon chipset clocked at 1.2GHz however offers nice performance and its Vibe UI looks great too.
The new Lenovo Vibe X2 will be tagged at $399, while the new Lenovo Vibe Z2 will be priced at $429 and is already available in China at present. The models will hit the markets of Asia Pacific at a later date, after which these will make their way to the western markets moving to the Middle East market and then to the Eastern European market.
We just hope Lenovo brings these smartphones soon to India, and with attractive prices.