Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Average of 3 scores (from 6 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo C2
Affordable battery-giant. The Lenovo C2 is an entry-level smartphone that is supposed to attract low-budget customers with a big and removable battery, an HD display, and dual SIM. Since the screen, camera, and battery life are quite good, this could work. But are there also any shortcomings?
Source: Connect - 4/2017
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2017
Source: Inside Handy DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 64%
Source: Tech Stage DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/03/2017
Source: MobiFlip DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 68%
Source: Canaltech PT→EN
Positive: Good speakers. Negative: Weak hardware; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2016
Source: Smartphone e tablet android IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/26/2016
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Model: The C2 is Lenovo’s latest offering on its range of smartphones for the budget-conscious. Also codenamed as the ‘Power’, it is slated to be a device which provides much strength in its performance and speed with a low price tag. The build of the C2 is kept basic and straightforward. It is largely made out of plastic which is not surprising considering its price factor. Its dimensions measure 5.63 x 2.81 x 0.34 in and weighs 139 g. The smartphone is slim and light. It is also easily pocket-able and convenient for one-handed operation. Lenovo ships the C2 in dual SIM mode (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by). It is capable of supporting LTE which makes web browsing on this smartphone a breeze. Its 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen features 16M colors and a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. It may not be anywhere near Full-HD resolution but images and visuals still appear clear and bright. This smartphone runs on Mediatek MT6735P processor. Although not exactly the fastest processor around, the device will work well and perform rather fast when used for web browsing and other similar applications. 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage for media, OS and application are available. The storage capacity can be expanded by up to 32 GB with a MicroSD card.
The integrated 8 MP rear-facing camera comes with autofocus and LED flash. Camera features include geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection. It is pretty much a very basic camera, enough for the casual user. There is also a 5 MP secondary camera for video calls. The connectivity includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and it also comes built-in with an FM radio, something that is often left out in high-end devices. One notable feature of the C2 is its removable lithium ion battery rated at 3500 mAh. The battery life is long lasting and can be rapidly recharged via its microUSB port but if that is not enough, just replace the battery with a spare unit and get from 0% to 100% within seconds. Sound quality on this smartphone is equally good as it is enhanced by Waves MaxxAudio. The color options available are black and white and both looks simple and nice. It comes pre-installed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In all, the C2 is a straightforward, basic smartphone which works decently for those who require a smartphone for running simple tasks and web browsing. Its low price factor makes it an appealing entry-level smartphone. Its removable battery makes it a rare breed and will be a perfect choice for people who are always on the move.
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ARM Mali-T720 MP2: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript.
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
MT6735: A 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz and designed for inexpensive tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This is a typical smartphone diagonal.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.
Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.
In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.
From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.
70.8%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.