Lenovo Phab 2 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7

There is always a better handset in the market that you look for buying. Today,we are going to Talk about the best devices with good and best features. In this article, we are comparing the handset, which are Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Launching Soon).


Both these devices come with an exclusive and great features in the market. These two devices are a phablet range devices. First one expected to be the first Tango based device to have fingerprint sensors and second one with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Both the devices comes with great color options such as Grey, Gold, white and black etc.

Display and Design

The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has come with a 6.4-inch QHD IPS touchscreen display with 459 ppi as compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s purpoted 5.7 inches touchscreen display with 515 ppi. These devices have different technology use in phones, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro uses the IPS LCD as compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which is expected to use Super AMOLED. Lenovo phab 2 pro phone measures 7.08 x 3.49 x 0.42 inches (179.83 x 88.57 x 10.7 mm) with weights 9.14 oz (259 g) and Galaxy Note 7 measures 6.02 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches (153 x 75 x 7.8 mm). Lenovo phone has aluminium main body as compared plastic to Samsung Galaxy Note 7. As in display both the devices have 16M Colors. So, both the smartphones have an elegant and attractive design.

Hardware and Software

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro inbuilt 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor with Adreno 510 GPU. It runs on Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow). On the other hand Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is rumored to be running on Android, v7.0 (Nougat), Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 for USA and Exynos 8893 for Global launch. It inbuilts Dual-core 2.3 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo Quad-core 2.6 GHz + quad-core 1.6 GHz processor with Adreno 530 Mali-T880 MP12 GPU. With this Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has the best hardware.


Camerwise, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is little ahead of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as per the specs leaks. Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is packed 8 MP selfie camera on the front and a 16 MP main camera on the rear, as well as a depth camera and a motion tracking camera. Samsung galaxy Note 7 reported to be packed 5 MP selfie camera on the front and a 12 MP main camera on the rear. In camera, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has come with great Mega Pixels.


Both the devices have different storages, Let’s see whose win’s? Lenovo Phab 2 Pro seems to be have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be expand up to 256 GB via MicroSD card. Further, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 seems to be have 6 GB of RAM and 64/128/256 GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256 GB by using MicroSD card slot. Glaxy Note 7 is good in Storage Capacity.

Features and Sensors

The lenovo Phab 2 Pro and Galaxy Note 7 is coming in various variants and one of them is Dual SIM which accepts Nano-SIM (dual stand-by). In Sensors phones are packed with Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass but the Galaxy Note 7 has more sensors than Lenovo like Iris scanner, barometer, heart rate, SpO2. Galaxy Note 7 would be a water resistant smartphone. So, The Galaxy Note 7 Would be better in these two devices.


There is a huge difference between the battery capacities on these handsets. Lenovo Phab 2 Pro offers 4,050 mAh capacity battery. On second one, 4600 mAh battery capacity battery with fast charging is present on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. So, there is a difference in the capacities of battery of the phones. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Wins.


Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Note 7 have same connectivity features such as GPRS, 3G, 4G, Wifi with hotspot, NFC. There’s a difference in Bluetooth and Wired connectivity, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with v4.2, USB Type C port while Lenovo Phab 2 Pro uses standard USB port, v4.0, A2DP. So, here user can decide which phone they want to buy.


These device have announces but not launch, price is not yet to be released.

Note: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 specs are rumored, these are not confirmed yet.


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    179.8 x 88.6 x 10.7 mm (7.08 x 3.49 x 0.42 in) 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm
  • Weight
    259g (9.14 oz) 169g
  • Colors
    Gunmetal Grey, Champagne Gold Onyx, silver titanium, blue coral, black, white
  • Waterproof
    - yes


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS capacitive touchscreen Quad HD Dual edge Super AMOLED
  • Size
    6.4 inches (~70.9% screen-to-body ratio) 5.7 inches
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560 pixels 2560 x 1440
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors 16M color
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    (~459 ppi pixel density) 518ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Yes Yes
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    - Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Features
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM,
    Browser HTML5,
    Java No
    - Project Tango
    - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge)
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document viewer
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging
    - Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
    - ANT+ support
    - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
    - MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
    - MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document editor


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapgradon 820 processor (or Exynos, depending on region)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 510 Adreno 530 Mali-T880 MP12
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB 64GB (UFS 2.0)
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD up to 256 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Iris Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7)
  • Image
    - 9MP image recording
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection autofocus, depth & motion tracking sensors 1/2.6" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    - LED flash
  • Secondary
    8 MP 5MP (F 1.7)


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    4050 mAh 3,500 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable Non-removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    - -
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    - -
  • Music Play
    - -


  • Lenovo Phab 2 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.0, A2DP v 4.2 LE, ANT+
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO(2x2) 620Mbps,
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0 USB Type-C
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, GPS, Glonass, Beidou
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    - Yes
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control
    - -


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