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Lenovo P2


Lenovo P2
Lenovo P2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
5.50 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, AMOLED, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 23.87 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-millimeter audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 128 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, USB OTG
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40); Bandbreite (download/​upload): 300Mbps/​50Mbps (LTE), 42Mbps/​5.76Mbps (UMTS); SAR rates: 0.818 W/kg (head); 1.6, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 153 x 76 ( = 0.33 x 6.02 x 2.99 in)
19.38 Wh, 5100 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 78 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 768 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 13 MPix phase detection AF, dual-LED flash, videos @1080p
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: speaker on lower edge, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, headset, USB-OTG adapter, SIM tool, Theme Center, Lenovo Companion, SHAREit, SYNCit, 24 Months Warranty, FM radio, fanless
177 g ( = 6.24 oz / 0.39 pounds), Power Supply: 87 g ( = 3.07 oz / 0.19 pounds)
349 Euro



Average Score: 88.54% - very good
Average of 12 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 61%, features: 68%, display: 83% mobility: 95%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Lenovo P2

86.5% Lenovo P2 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
P as in "potent battery". Lenovo launches a powerful mid-range handset called P2 on the market. The highlight is supposed to be its gigantic battery that is hidden in a relatively compact casing. The battery life is, in fact, top notch but what about the smartphone's other aspects?
90% Lenovo P2 Review
Source: Know Your Mobile English version
A really great phone with a lot of clout in a few key areas. It has the best battery performance you'll find anywhere, while being fast, well-made, and packing an excellent OLED display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Lenovo P2 review
Source: Techradar English version
The Lenovo P2 offers incredible battery life and still manages to tick off all the other aspects you'd want from a fantastic budget phone. If you're looking for a phone that lasts over two days, the Lenovo P2 is for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Lenovo P2 Review – A new cut-price contender
Source: Toptenreviews English version
If you want a good deal on a phone that also ensures you’ve got a bang-up-to-date device, rather than an older model, look no further: this is the newest and current king of budget smartphones.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Lenovo P2 review
Source: Techradar English version
The Lenovo P2 offers incredible battery life and still manages to tick off all the other aspects you'd want from a fantastic budget phone. If you're looking for a phone that lasts over two days, the Lenovo P2 is for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Lenovo P2 review: All the battery you could ever need
Source: Pocket Lint English version
If your primary objective when looking for a phone is a handset that lasts seemingly forever on one charge, then look no further: the Lenovo P2 is the big battery boss.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/02/2017
Lenovo P2 quick review – battery durability that will impress you
Source: Laptop Media English version
Lenovo P2 is a model suitable for people who don’t enjoy charging their phones too frequently. It can give you several days of work without the battery even crossing your mind, which is often one of the main features that the users demand these days. If you think, however, that your phone is running low on battery, the Ultimate Power Saver mode will make sure to delay your encounter with the charger. Besides the battery, however, P2 has everything else that you would expect to see in a middle-class smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2017
100% Lenovo P2 Review – A new cut-price contender
Source: Toptenreviews English version
Shop around and you can get this brilliant phone for significantly less than the Lenovo P2 Review, but it won’t stay charged as long
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
70% Lenovo P2 Review
Source: Phone Arena English version
Soon, you will be able to also order the Moto G5 Plus, and this is the phone that gives the Lenovo P2 a true run for its money: it's expected to feature great battery life (not quite as P2 great), it has newer and much more nimble software, and it has a faster camera. But if you’re all about that battery and can overlook its flaws, the Lenovo P2 is definitely a very good option.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Lenovo P2 review
Source: Stuff TV English version
The P2 would be a pretty decent £200 phone if it had average battery life - so with a 5100mAh cell on board, it’s an absolute blinder.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Lenovo P2 review: budget brilliance with a beast of a battery
Source: It Pro English version
If the Lenovo P2 had nothing to recommend it but a three-day battery life, that would probably be enough to earn it a recommendation. The fact that it backs this up with a capable screen, nippy performance and some interesting features means it gets a ringing endorsement.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
75% Lenovo P2 review: The battery power-horse, but camera is not impressive at all
Source: English version
There are many smartphones in the market today with large battery packs, but the Lenovo P2 is probably the best of the lot, from what we have tested. The company has done well to provide a value for money package to the end consumer. The one thing that disappointed me was the camera, but besides that I was quite satisfied with the experience. If you are looking for a big battery smartphone, this is the one to go for.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo P2 (4GB RAM, 32GB)
Source: Connect - 4/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2017
Lenovo P2
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2017
80% Lenovo P2
Source: German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
81% Akku-König mit Ausdauer
Source: Verivox German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% features: 86% ergonomy: 82%
Lenovo P2 il miglior battery phone in circolazione - La recensione
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN version
Positive: High autonomy; solid workmanship. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/14/2017



Lenovo kicked off 2017 with the launch of the P2. Built-wise, it sports an all-metal body, and the aluminium material certainly feels firm and solid. At first glance, it bears semblance to Samsung’s J series. It weighs 177g with dimensions measuring at 153 x 76 x 8.3mm. The design is kept minimal, which makes this smartphone feel good to the touch. It is fitted with a 5.5" Full HD (1920 x 1080) display which offers users a rich and crisp visual experience. The Lenovo P2’s Super AMOLED screen technology aims to maximise clarity and sharpness whilst minimizing power consumption. The AMOLED screen definitely makes viewing at it a pleasure.  It is apparent that its battery life is the P2’s selling point as it is packed with a massive 5100 mAh battery (the battery is nonetheless not removable). The active standby is capable of up to a whopping 32 days. Yet it is able to achieve this feat whilst maintaining a slim and sleek profile. The nifty One-Key power saver further enhances battery life whereby users can easily slide the exterior button to power down the smartphone instantly. Furthermore, the P2 is bundled with a 24W rapid charger which gives 10 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes of charging. The P2 not only frees users from the need of carrying a powerbank but it also doubles up as a battery pack for other devices.


In terms of performance, it is powered by the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with up to 4GB of RAM. Multitasking, social networking and gaming all at once is a non-issue. In fact, this phone packs enough hardware for more heavy usage. It also runs on the latest Android 6.0, Marshmallow. The P2 will draw shutterbugs as it is equipped with a 13MP PDAF rear camera with a Sony sensor and LED flash as well as a 5 MP front camera. It is also capable of supporting two sim cards with 4G LTE connectivity. The P2 is built with plenty of storage and is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. Connectivity includes both Bluetooth and WiFi, as well as FM stereo, something that is missing from even the most advanced smartphones these days. It comes in two colour variants i.e. champagne gold and graphite gray. It is also integrated with a fingerprint sensor which enables easy and fast locking and unlocking as well as customization of gestures for faster connectivity and networking. Its fingerprint sensor is as fast as the ones found on the newer generation Xiaomi and Huawei devices. Its attractive pricing, in all, gives it an edge over its mid-range contemporaries such as the Samsung J7.



Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.

88.54%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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