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Wiko Lenny 2: Specifications Review

January 21, 2016
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The Wiko Lenny 2 is one of the latest budget Android smartphones to hit the Kenyan market. The Lenny 2 is an upgrade of the Wiko Lenny, a budget Android smartphone that launched early in 2015.

Here is what the Wiko Lenny 2 has to offer.

Price in Kenya: Ksh. 8,199

Wiko Lenny 2 Specifications

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Performance

The performance profile of the Wiko Lenny 2 is the standout of the feature of the smartphone and the prime reason why Wiko wants you to buy the smartphone.

Operating System: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)

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CPU: Quad-Core 1.3 GHz

RAM: 1 GB

Internal Memory: 8 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 64 GB

You get a Quad-Core 1.3 GHz CPU coupled with 1 GB of RAM. The two specifications are pretty much the current standard for budget smartphones.

The Wiko Lenny 2 runs Android 5.1 out of the box (nice) and you get 8 GB for your files plus a Micro-SD slot for memory expansion.

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Display

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Display Size: 5.0-inch

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 480 x 854 Pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 196 ppi

Screen Protection: None

You get a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with the Wiko Lenny 2. The display profile is impressive for a smartphone priced under Ksh. 10,000.

What is a bit disappointing is that the Lenny 2 features display that is almost identical to that of the Wiko Lenny.

However, one of the features that Wiko got right with the Lenny 2 is the use of an IPS LCD display as opposed to the TFT display found on its predecessor.

Related: Facts about Smartphone Displays

Design

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Dimensions: 145.4 x 73.2 x 9 mm

Weight: 156 g

You get a smooth design concept on the Lenny 2 that is characteristic of other Wiko smartphones. Construction is 100% polycarbonate, but everything looks good.

The Wiko Lenny 2 is, however, quite thick, 9 mm thick to be specific. A more svelte profile would obviously be more appreciated. The exciting bit with the Wiko Lenny 2 is that it is available in an assortment of color that fit your unique preferences.

Camera

Rear Camera: 5 MP

Secondary Camera: 2 MP

LED Flash: Yes, up to 64 GB

You get a 5 MP camera for general photography and a 2 MP camera for your selfies. The profile is quite good and kind of matches its price tag.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-Po 1800 mAh

The Wiko Lenny 2 comes with a Li-PO 1800 mAh battery, a decent capacity to keep you going.

Related: Li-ion vs. Li-PO Batteries

Extras

Dual SIM

Verdict

The Wiko Lenny 2 is a fine smartphone with a decent technical specification profile. It Ksh. 8,199 makes it one of the best budget smartphones available in Kenya.

Why you should buy the Wiko Lenny 2

Impressive Performance Profile

Great Design

Adequate Internal Memory

Cons of the Wiko Lenny 2

Weak Display Profile

Rivals

Rivals of the Wiko Lenny 2 includes the Infinix Hot 2 (Ksh. 8,999) and Microsoft Lumia 430 (Ksh. 6,699).

Price in Kenya

The Wiko Lenny 2 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 8,199 in Kenya.

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