[Outsider Review] “It’s PHABulous!” – Lenovo PHAB Plus Review

Is a 6.8 inches devices considered as a smartphone or a tablet? Can it be placed in pocket and used with a single hand? How much performance does it gives per value? These are the common question present in our mind when we first saw the Lenovo PHAB Plus. The Lenovo PHAB Plus is neither a tablet nor a smartphone but it is catergorized under the phablet section. Weighted around 220g, the tablet is suitable to be placed in a bag but some may find it convenience to place it inside pocket since it can make calls too. How good can this phablet be? We’ll start our review with a video from FlashingDroid

Lenovo PHAB Plus specification outlook:-

  • Android 5.0
  • 6.8′ 1920 x 1080 resolution display
  • Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor
  • 2GB RAM/ 32GB ROM
  • Rear 13MP/ Front 5MP camera
  • 3500mAh battery capacity
  • 187 x 97 x 7.6 mm
  • 229g


The Lenovo PHAB Plus gave us initial impression of the iPhone 6 in terms of its design and the type of material used as their housing. However, it’s undeniable that the curved side of the phablet provides an enhanced grip when holding on palm.


The Lenovo PHAB Plus comes with a 13MP camera with dual tone flash. The audio system of this phablet is a excellent which comes with a 1cc audio output speaker and support DOLBY ATMOS audio enhancement technology.



Is the screen too big for you? You can resize the screen size at different width in 3 preset preference.



The soft control center button allows easier control for the whole device in just a single hand.



In short, the Lenovo PHAB Plus is a phablet which is ideal for those who seek for productivity and entertainment at the same time. The large Full HD display provides a plus for those who enjoy watching videos online and offline. Besides, the addition of DOLBY ATMOS technology provides a surreal audio experience when watching videos and movies from this device. At price point at RM1199, this phablet is a plus for those seeking performance and entertainment which not sacrificing productivity and basic smartphone function as it supports dual SIM standby.