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Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 Tablet review: Family and productive tablet in one

A tablet for all. A bright OLED display with an 11.2-inch diagonal and 120 Hz, four Dolby Atmos speakers, a metal chassis and updates up to Android 14: The family-friendly Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 launches with a strong multimedia configuration and can also be used as a laptop replacement with accessories such as the 2-in-1 keyboard and stylus. We put it to the test.

Manuel Masiero, 👁 Daniel Schmidt (translated by Jacob Fisher), Published 🇩🇪

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Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 has set itself the ambitious goal of appealing to a very broad group of buyers. The 11.2-incher positions itself as an all-rounder and aims to score in web surfing, multimedia use and gaming. Account management and a Kid’s Mode also make the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 suitable for families, and with accessories such as the docking keyboard and the stylus, the tablet can even be transformed into a mini-laptop.

In order to cut a good figure as a productive tablet for work, Lenovo has integrated several multitasking features into the Android 12 OS that are reminiscent of operating systems such as Windows. As soon as the optional keyboard is magnetically docked, the tablet switches to a special desktop mode in which apps are displayed in a window instead of a full screen and can be resized and positioned as desired.

Display

11.20 inch 15:9, 2560 x 1536 pixel 266 PPI, capacitive, native pen support, OLED, 360 Hz sample rate, 600 nits peak brightness, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 100% DCI-P3, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz

Storage

256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 256 GB 

, 232.8 GB free

Connections

1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 DisplayPort, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: USB-C, Card Reader: microSD up to 1 TB, exFAT support, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, Vibration engine, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Coulomb Counter, WiFi Direct/Miracast, WiFi Display, DRM Widevine L1, Camera2 API Full

Networking

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n=Wi-Fi 4/ac=Wi-Fi 5/ax=Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS

Size

height x width x depth (in mm): 6.8 x 263.66 x 166.67 (=0.27 x 10.38 x 6.56 in)

Battery

8200 mAh Lithium-Polymer

Charging

fast charging / Quickcharge

Operating System

Android 12

Camera

Primary Camera: 13 MPix (f/2.4, 88° FoV, auto focus, LED flash, video recording up to [email protected])
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (f/2.0, 83° FOV, fixed focus, video recording up to [email protected])

Additional features

Speakers: JBL quad speakers with Dolby Atmos, Keyboard: virtual, docking keyboard optional, Charger (10V/2A), USB cable, Memory Card Tray Pin. Quick start guide, Safety & warranty information, OS-Upgrades up to Android 14, 3 years of security updates, 24 Months Warranty, fanless

Weight

480 g (= 16.93 oz / 1.06 pounds), Power Supply: 58 g (= 2.05 oz / 0.13 pounds)

Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

The case of the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 differs from its Tab P11 Pro predecessor only in details. Visually and haptically, the 11.2-inch tablet is oriented towards upper-class rivals such as the Apple iPad Air 5 2022 or the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G and is also on par with them in terms of workmanship and gap dimensions.

The case of the 6.8 millimeter slim Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is pleasantly light at 480 grams and is made out of an aluminum alloy that is reminiscent of business laptops with its two-tone design. The review sample bends a little when subject to torsional stress and also yields slightly in the center, but proves sturdy enough for everyday use. No information is provided by Lenovo about the protection class of the display glass. IP certification is also absent.

The optional Lenovo Precision Pen 3 stylus attaches magnetically to the back of the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 and is also recharged there. Another magnetic docking spot is the frame above the 8 MP selfie camera. The 4 pogo pins on the bottom are used to connect the optional docking keyboard, which also snaps into place magnetically.

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263.66 mm / 10.4 inch 166.67 mm / 6.56 inch 6.8 mm / 0.2677 inch 480 g1.058 lbs264.28 mm / 10.4 inch 171.4 mm / 6.75 inch 5.8 mm / 0.2283 inch 485 g1.069 lbs254.69 mm / 10 inch 166.25 mm / 6.55 inch 6.85 mm / 0.2697 inch 515 g1.135 lbs253.8 mm / 9.99 inch 165.3 mm / 6.51 inch 6.3 mm / 0.248 inch 507 g1.118 lbs247.6 mm / 9.75 inch 178.5 mm / 7.03 inch 6.1 mm / 0.2402 inch 461 g1.016 lbs

At the time of review, Lenovo only offered the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 in the TB132FU storage variant, which comes with 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The latter can be expanded via the tablet’s microSD slot and up to 1 TB memory cards can be used, which can also be formatted in the exFAT file system. Just under 233 GB of internal storage was still available on our freshly configured review sample.

Users can also buy the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 bundled with the stylus and keyboard. There are a total of three purchase options for the tablet:

    Without pen, without keyboard, US$354.99 (RRP)
    With pen, without keyboard: US$407.48 (RRP)
    With pen, with keyboard: US$487.47 (RRP)

Prices are as of 27.11.2022 and are subject to change.

Standard features of the Lenovo tablet include Bluetooth 5.1, quad speakers with Dolby Atmos, support for DRM Widevine L1 and a USB-C port that nominally transfers up to 5 Gb/s with USB 3.2 Gen.1. At the same time, it also supports Power Delivery 2.0 and can provide a DisplayPort 1.4 connection, which allows the tablet to be used as a touch display for notebooks. The USB-C port also takes over the function of the audio port.

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 achieves solid transfer rates with our Angelbird AV Pro V60 microSD reference card. However, they lag behind those of the predecessor with an average of 73 MByte/s in sequential read and 43.1 MByte/s in sequential write.

The tablet is also slower than the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro in the copy test and lags behind comparison devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G.

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Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; SDCard Sequential Write 0.5 GB; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø41.1 (27.7-50)

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; SDCard Sequential Write 0.5 GB; Toshiba Exceria Pro M501: Ø43.1 (27.9-59.2)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; SDCard Sequential Write 0.5 GB; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø39.2 (28.5-49.8)

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; SDCard Sequential Read 0.5 GB; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø73 (49.1-80.3)

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash; SDCard Sequential Read 0.5 GB; Toshiba Exceria Pro M501: Ø85.8 (49-90.2)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; SDCard Sequential Read 0.5 GB; Angelbird AV Pro V60: Ø80.6 (46.7-90.1)

Android 12 is used on the tablet. Lenovo promises three years of security updates and two OS upgrades for the tablet, so it should be eligible for the next two versions of the Android operating system. At the time of review (end of November), the Android security updates were from September 5 and thus not quite up to date.

Lenovo has added a few apps to the Android OS. Conveniently, no bloatware is among them. The small software assortment includes two note apps (Lenovo Instant Memo, Nebo) and the calculator app MyScript Calculator 2, which are productivity tools tailored for the Precision Pen 3. Other apps include Microsoft Office 365, Netflix and the Tablet Center support app, which can also be used to purchase a warranty extension.

Multiple users can be created via the account management, which also makes the Lenovo tablet suitable for families. The Kid’s Space app is also included, which allows parents to provide their children with child-friendly content.

Special productivity mode

As in the predecessor, a special user interface is activated when the optional Keyboard Pack is attached to the tablet. The so-called “Productivity Mode” is reminiscent of a desktop OS because all open apps additionally appear as icons in a bar at the bottom of the screen. The Android icons and the app drawer are also displayed on the left and can be easily reached with your finger or the stylus.

If Productivity Mode is not needed when the keyboard is docked, it can be deactivated at any time. Conversely, it can also be switched on without the docking keyboard.

In Productivity Mode, apps are not displayed in full screen, but each in its own window. These can be moved anywhere on the desktop, resized and maximized, minimized and closed via the corresponding icons. While not all applications support Productivity Mode, most apps and some games like Subway Surfers ran smoothly under testing. 

The open windows can be quickly and clearly arranged using a method known from Windows. If you drag a window to the left or right edge of the screen and then release it, it automatically resizes itself so that it occupies exactly the left or right half of the desktop.

Although Lenovo also positions the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 as a mobile productive work tablet, it does not offer a mobile option. So you can only go online at home and on the go via WLAN.

The Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 supports the current Wi-Fi wireless standard with WiFi 6. Connected to our Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 reference router, it achieves very good transfer rates, peaking at 921 MB/s. In doing so, the tablet clearly outperforms its predecessor and is overall about as fast as the Apple iPad Air 5 2022.

Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





864 (829min – 888max) MBit/s ∼100%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD





777 (381min – 863max) MBit/s ∼90%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash





645 (630min – 659max) MBit/s ∼75%

iperf3 receive AX12
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





827 (708min – 899max) MBit/s ∼100%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD





767 (747min – 777max) MBit/s ∼93%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash





555 (508min – 597max) MBit/s ∼67%

iperf3 receive AXE11000
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





921 (464min – 934max) MBit/s ∼100%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD





769 (744min – 780max) MBit/s ∼83% -17%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





715 (339min – 767max) MBit/s ∼78% -22%

iperf3 transmit AXE11000
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD





959 (486min – 977max) MBit/s ∼100% +9%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





883 (863min – 903max) MBit/s ∼92%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





843 (599min – 944max) MBit/s ∼88% -5%

iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





1802 (884min – 1853max) MBit/s ∼100%

iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash





1611 (1577min – 1636max) MBit/s ∼100%

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; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø903 (464-934)

; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø883 (863-903)

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 makes use of satellite navigation systems GPS (L1, L5) and Glonass (L1) to determine its location. Under testing, localization worked well at an accuracy of up to 2 meters both indoors and outdoors.

However, GPS accuracy is not quite as high in practical use, as our short bike ride shows. The Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 occasionally records the almost 10-kilometer route much less precisely than the Garmin Venu 2 fitness tracker. Sometimes the GPS placed us in the house wall instead of on the road, and sometimes we rode through the lake instead of over the bridge. Nevertheless, the level of accuracy is still sufficient for everyday navigation tasks with Google Maps & Co.

Photo With The Selfie Camera
Photo with the selfie camera

The camera module of the Lenovo P11 Pro Gen 2 consists of a 13 MP main camera (f/2.4) and an 8 MP fixed-focus selfie camera (f/2.0).

The selfie camera can record videos at up to 1080p at 30 frames per second, covers a field of view of 83° and automatically brightens the display by default. It achieves a good bokeh effect in portrait mode, the strength of which can be adjusted in 5 levels. If you want appear fresher in video chats, you can also activate a beauty filter. This also works in 5 levels, but only produces somewhat believable results in the first one.

On the back, there is a 13 MP camera with LED flash and autofocus, which can record videos in a maximum of 4K at 30 FPS and, like the camera, has a decent image quality. As with the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro predecessor, photos are quite decent by tablet standards and impress with sharp and realistic photos in good lighting conditions. However, if you enlarge the images, it quickly becomes apparent that image details are lacking.

Zoom shots with the main camera are blurry and photos taken in low-light conditions are simply poor. Compared to the Tab P11 Pro, Lenovo has eliminated the 5 MP wide-angle camera from the back of the successor, but this is not a big loss in view of its rather mediocre performance.

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

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In the test lab, we took another close look at the main camera. Colors of the ColorChecker test chart are reproduced quite accurately under optimal lighting conditions (maximum Delta-E of 10.55) and the test chart is displayed sharply. However, color accuracy and image sharpness fall completely by the wayside in 1 lux residual light, and nothing of the test chart can be seen anymore.

Colorchecker

5.3 ∆E

4.8 ∆E

3.9 ∆E

8.5 ∆E

4.1 ∆E

0.9 ∆E

8.4 ∆E

3.9 ∆E

5.7 ∆E

5.5 ∆E

5 ∆E

3.5 ∆E

3.1 ∆E

7.5 ∆E

6.3 ∆E

3.7 ∆E

4.6 ∆E

6 ∆E

8.1 ∆E

3.9 ∆E

3.8 ∆E

6.9 ∆E

5.6 ∆E

10.6 ∆E

ColorChecker Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2: 5.39 ∆E min: 0.88 – max: 10.55 ∆E
Colorchecker

29.1 ∆E

54.5 ∆E

38.8 ∆E

33.6 ∆E

44.9 ∆E

61.1 ∆E

53.5 ∆E

35.7 ∆E

43.7 ∆E

30.8 ∆E

63.9 ∆E

63.7 ∆E

30.9 ∆E

46.2 ∆E

37.4 ∆E

75.6 ∆E

44.1 ∆E

40.7 ∆E

93 ∆E

70.6 ∆E

51.5 ∆E

36.4 ∆E

23.3 ∆E

12.9 ∆E

ColorChecker Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2: 46.5 ∆E min: 12.89 – max: 92.95 ∆E

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 comes with a 20-watt power adapter (10V/2A), a USB-C 2.0 charging cable, a removal tool for the microSD slot, and a quick-start guide.

Optional tablet accessories include the Lenovo Precision Pen 3 and the Lenovo Keyboard Pack, a magnetic 2-in-1 keyboard with touchpad and a Type Cover.

Lenovo provides the standard 2-year warranty for its tablet. This can be extended to 3 years for a surcharge of around US$100, which also includes better services such as next-business-day repair and extended phone support.

Thanks to its 120 Hz screen, which works with a touch sampling rate of up to 360 Hz, operation on the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is very smooth. Unlike the Tab P11 Pro, the successor no longer has a fingerprint sensor, so only 2D facial recognition is available for biometric authentication. It does its job well, but is dependent on sufficient ambient or display brightness for a high hit rate.

The separately available Lenovo Precision Pen 3 supports 4096 pressure levels, has an integrated tilt detection, and automatically connects to the tablet via Bluetooth. The Keyboard Pack, which is also optional and equipped with a touchpad, consists of a keyboard and a cover and turns the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 into a kind of mini-notebook.

The rubberized surface of the keyboard protects the tablet and attaches to to its underside via 4 pogo pins. The back of the cover can be angled for better ease of use, which allows the tablet to be opened up to a maximum angle of about 135°.

Subpixel Grid
Subpixel grid

The OLED display of Lenovo’s Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 has a resolution of 2560 x 1536 pixels and displays its 15:9 image at up to 120 Hz. Alternatively, you can switch to 60 Hz and thus squeeze a little more battery life out of the tablet. HDR10+, HLG and Dolby Vision are supported.

With an average of 633 cd/m² and a maximum of 642 cd/m² (APL18 measurement), the OLED screen of the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 has a much higher brightness than its predecessor, Tab P11 Pro. When compared to similar competitors in its price and performance class, Lenovo’s tablet is ahead and is brighter than the Apple iPad Air 5 2022 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G, for example. The tablet achieves a maximum of 472 cd/m² with the ambient light sensor deactivated. At the lowest brightness level, it still remains comparatively bright at 5.52 cd/m².

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 uses permanent DC dimming to control the display brightness. In all brightness levels we measured, it was a constant 120 Hz, which corresponds exactly to the refresh rate. Thanks to this uniformity and the very flat amplitude curve throughout, the DC dimming should not be annoying, even for sensitive users.

608
cd/m²
615
cd/m²
619
cd/m²
623
cd/m²
631
cd/m²
645
cd/m²
646
cd/m²
645
cd/m²
669
cd/m²

Distribution of brightness

X-Rite i1Pro 3

Maximum: 669 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 633.4 cd/m² Minimum: 5.52 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 91 %
Center on Battery: 631 cd/m²
Contrast: ∞:1 (Black: 0 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 1.7 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.2
ΔE Greyscale 2.6 | 0.57-98 Ø5.5
97.8% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.23

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
OLED, 2560×1536, 11.20
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
IPS, 2360×1640, 10.90
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
OLED, 2560×1600, 11.50
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
LCD, 2560×1600, 11.00
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
IPS, 2560×1600, 11.00
Screen

6%

-15%

3%

2%

Brightness middle

631

529

-16%

372

-41%

551

-13%

497

-21%

Brightness

633

490

-23%

375

-41%

536

-15%

475

-25%

Brightness Distribution

91

86

-5%

95

4%

93

2%

89

-2%

Black Level *

0.37

0.6

0.42

Colorchecker dE 2000 *

1.7

1.35

21%

1.8

-6%

1.4

18%

1.4

18%

Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *

4.2

2.45

42%

4.2

-0%

5.6

-33%

3

29%

Greyscale dE 2000 *

2.6

2.1

19%

2.8

-8%

1.1

58%

2.3

12%

Gamma

2.23 99%

2.183 101%

2.29 96%

2.15 102%

2.25 98%

CCT

6496 100%

6939 94%

6718 97%

6621 98%

6744 96%

Contrast

1430

918

1183

* … smaller is better

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession – a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.

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The display backlight flickers at 120 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) .

The frequency of 120 Hz is very low, so the flickering may cause eyestrain and headaches after extended use.

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 19625 (minimum: 5 – maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

Series of measurements at a fixed zoom level and different brightness settings

To adjust the image parameters, you can choose from the three color modes Standard, Natural and Bright. At the same time, the color temperature can be set via three presets (Standard, Warm and Cold) or manually via the color wheel.

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 delivers the best color reproduction if you leave the color mode and color temperature on standard. The tablet then reproduces colors and grayscale very faithfully. The gamma curve and the RGB balance are also exemplary.

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.

       Response Time Black to White
9.54 ms … rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined ↗ 8.316 ms rise
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↘ 1.22 ms fall
The screen shows fast response rates in our tests and should be suited for gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.4 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 16 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (22.8 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
6.57 ms … rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined ↗ 1.712 ms rise
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↘ 4.857 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.25 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 10 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (36 ms).

Thanks to its viewing-angle stable OLED panel, the Lenovo tablet can be used well outdoors. We had no problems reading content from the display in the mild late fall sun. However, this might be difficult in summer or on very bright days because the brightness reserves are unlikely to be sufficient. But if you look for a shady place, there shouldn’t be any display problems.

Viewing Angle Stability
Viewing angle stability

Lenovo employs the MediaTek Kompanio 1300T in the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2. The SoC, manufactured using the 6 nm process, uses four fast ARM Cortex-A78 cores and four energy-saving Cortex-A55 cores and is supported in graphics calculations by the 9-core Mali-G77 MC9. Further features of the MediaTek processor, which Lenovo’s tablet also fully utilizes, are WiFi 6, QHD resolution, refresh rates of up to 120 Hz, and support for HDR10+.

In our tests, the Kompanio 1300T proves that it is one of the faster mobile SoCs. Among the comparison devices, the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro comes closest to the review candidate in terms of performance, but scores better overall.

Compared to the predecessor, performance has increased a lot. Only in AIMark’s AI calculations does the tablet struggle, in contrast to the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro. On the other hand, many other mobile devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G, also perform weakly in this benchmark. 

Geekbench 5.4
Single-Core
Apple iPad Air 5 2022


1719 Points ∼74% +122%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


1226 Points ∼53% +59%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


1019 Points ∼44% +32%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


773 Points ∼33%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





773 Points ∼33% 0%

Average of class Tablet (133 – 1892, n=41, last 2 years)





760 Points ∼33% -2%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


523 Points ∼23% -32%

Multi-Core
Apple iPad Air 5 2022


7034 Points ∼24% +164%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


3317 Points ∼12% +24%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


3269 Points ∼11% +22%

Average of class Tablet (455 – 8524, n=41, last 2 years)





2709 Points ∼9% +1%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


2669 Points ∼9%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





2669 Points ∼9% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


1764 Points ∼6% -34%

Antutu v9 – Total Score
Apple iPad Air 5 2022


1040908 Points ∼73% +71%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


927884 Points ∼65% +53%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


704209 Points ∼50% +16%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


607789 Points ∼43%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





607789 Points ∼43% 0%

Average of class Tablet (117837 – 1416727, n=30, last 2 years)





568616 Points ∼40% -6%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


341542 Points ∼24% -44%

PCMark for Android – Work 3.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


13740 Points ∼72% +28%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


11694 Points ∼61% +9%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


10776 Points ∼56%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





10776 Points ∼56% 0%

Average of class Tablet (4564 – 13996, n=27, last 2 years)





8930 Points ∼47% -17%

CrossMark – Overall
Apple iPad Air 5 2022


1266 Points ∼49% +73%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


1069 Points ∼41% +46%

Average of class Tablet (361 – 1585, n=19, last 2 years)





855 Points ∼33% +17%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


780 Points ∼30% +6%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


733 Points ∼28%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





733 Points ∼28% 0%

BaseMark OS II
Overall
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


6908 Points ∼79% +34%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


6139 Points ∼70% +19%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


5144 Points ∼59%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





5144 Points ∼59% 0%

Average of class Tablet (806 – 6908, n=27, last 2 years)





3516 Points ∼40% -32%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


3421 Points ∼39% -33%

System
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


10926 Points ∼56% +54%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


10171 Points ∼52% +43%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


7100 Points ∼36%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





7100 Points ∼36% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


6753 Points ∼34% -5%

Average of class Tablet (1492 – 10926, n=27, last 2 years)





6264 Points ∼32% -12%

Memory
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


8167 Points ∼70% +24%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


6940 Points ∼60% +6%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


6576 Points ∼57%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





6576 Points ∼57% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


4053 Points ∼35% -38%

Average of class Tablet (675 – 8167, n=27, last 2 years)





3888 Points ∼33% -41%

Graphics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


18998 Points ∼66% +102%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


12118 Points ∼42% +29%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


9383 Points ∼33%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





9383 Points ∼33% 0%

Average of class Tablet (542 – 22308, n=27, last 2 years)





6438 Points ∼22% -31%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


3875 Points ∼13% -59%

Web
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


1598 Points ∼67%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





1598 Points ∼67% 0%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


1581 Points ∼66% -1%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


1411 Points ∼59% -12%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


1291 Points ∼54% -19%

Average of class Tablet (772 – 1598, n=27, last 2 years)





1247 Points ∼52% -22%

AImark – Score v2.x
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro


118331 Points ∼41% +2173%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro


34522 Points ∼12% +563%

Average of class Tablet (4281 – 119686, n=25, last 2 years)





28295 Points ∼10% +443%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G


6124 Points ∼2% +18%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2


5207 Points ∼2%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





5207 Points ∼2% 0%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022


Points ∼0% -100%

Legend

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Qualcomm Adreno 650, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash

In the GPU benchmarks, the result is the same as in the synthetic benchmarks: The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is significantly faster than the Tab P11 Pro and comes close to the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro overall.

3DMark / Wild Life Unlimited Score
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


18309 Points ∼100% +323%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


9052 Points ∼49% +109%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


4333 Points ∼24%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


4290 Points ∼23% -1%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


637 Points ∼3% -85%

3DMark / Wild Life Score
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


10018 Points ∼100% +133%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


8630 Points ∼86% +101%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


4298 Points ∼43%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


4273 Points ∼43% -1%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


736 Points ∼7% -83%

Basemark GPU 1.2 / Vulkan Medium Native
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
Basemark GPU 1.2 / Vulkan Medium Offscreen
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
Basemark GPU 1.2 / OpenGL Medium Native
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
Basemark GPU 1.2 / OpenGL Medium Offscreen
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
GFXBench / 4K Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60 fps ∼100% +216%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


34 fps ∼57% +79%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


21 fps ∼35% +11%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


19 fps ∼32%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


6.5 fps ∼11% -66%

GFXBench / Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60.9 fps ∼100% +190%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


35 fps ∼57% +67%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


23 fps ∼38% +10%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


21 fps ∼34%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


6.6 fps ∼11% -69%

GFXBench / Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60 fps ∼100% +107%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


50 fps ∼83% +72%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


33 fps ∼55% +14%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


29 fps ∼48%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


10 fps ∼17% -66%

GFXBench / Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


149 fps ∼100% +176%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


87 fps ∼58% +61%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


60 fps ∼40% +11%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


54 fps ∼36%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


16 fps ∼11% -70%

GFXBench / Car Chase Onscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60 fps ∼100% +131%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


47 fps ∼78% +81%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


31 fps ∼52% +19%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


26 fps ∼43%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


9.7 fps ∼16% -63%

GFXBench / Car Chase Offscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


153.5 fps ∼100% +220%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


83 fps ∼54% +73%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


58 fps ∼38% +21%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


48 fps ∼31%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


17 fps ∼11% -65%

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 / T-Rex Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


120 fps ∼100% +6%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


119 fps ∼99% +5%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


113 fps ∼94%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60 fps ∼50% -47%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


55 fps ∼46% -51%

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 / T-Rex Offscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


557 fps ∼100% +203%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


381 fps ∼68% +107%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


229 fps ∼41% +24%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


184 fps ∼33%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


85 fps ∼15% -54%

GFXBench 3.0 / Manhattan Onscreen OGL
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


115 fps ∼100% +53%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


81 fps ∼70% +8%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


75 fps ∼65%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60 fps ∼52% -20%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


25 fps ∼22% -67%

GFXBench 3.0 / 1080p Manhattan Offscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


317 fps ∼100% +164%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


209 fps ∼66% +74%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


137 fps ∼43% +14%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


120 fps ∼38%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


42 fps ∼13% -65%

GFXBench 3.1 / Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


88 fps ∼100% +100%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


60 fps ∼68% +36%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


50 fps ∼57% +14%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


44 fps ∼50%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


16 fps ∼18% -64%

GFXBench 3.1 / Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen
Apple iPad Air 5 2022
M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD


229 fps ∼100% +190%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G
Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


146 fps ∼64% +85%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


96 fps ∼42% +22%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2
Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash


79 fps ∼34%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 730G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash


30 fps ∼13% -62%

In terms of browser performance, the Lenovo tablet leaves no room for criticism, as complex websites are loaded quickly. However, the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is once again just behind the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro in the benchmarks.

Jetstream 2 – Total Score
Apple iPad Air 5 2022 (Safari 15)


184.3 Points ∼100% +184%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G (Chrome 101.0.4951.41)


121.695 Points ∼66% +88%

Average of class Tablet (15 – 225, n=36, last 2 years)





85.5 Points ∼46% +32%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro (Chrome 94.0.4606.85)


80 Points ∼43% +23%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





64.9 Points ∼35% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 (Chrome 107.0.5304.105)


64.891 Points ∼35%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)


47.58 Points ∼26% -27%

JetStream 1.1 – Total Score
Apple iPad Air 5 2022 (Safari 15)


435.6 Points ∼100% +221%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G (Chrome 101.0.4951.41)


231.41 Points ∼53% +71%

Average of class Tablet (22.1 – 436, n=32, last 2 years)





148.3 Points ∼34% +9%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 (Chrome 107.0.5304.105)


135.71 Points ∼31%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





135.7 Points ∼31% 0%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro (Chrome 94.0.4606.85)


134.7 Points ∼31% -1%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)


84.4 Points ∼19% -38%

WebXPRT 3 – —
Apple iPad Air 5 2022 (Safari 15)


254 Points ∼100% +239%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G (Chrome 101.0.4951.41)


155 Points ∼61% +107%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro (Chrome 94.0.4606.85)


121 Points ∼48% +61%

Average of class Tablet (24 – 342, n=37, last 2 years)





119 Points ∼47% +59%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 (Chrome 107.0.5304.105)


75 Points ∼30%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





75 Points ∼30% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)


67 Points ∼26% -11%

Speedometer 2.0 – Result
Apple iPad Air 5 2022 (Safari 15)


255 runs/min ∼100% +421%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G (Chrome 101.0.4951.41)


116 runs/min ∼45% +137%

Average of class Tablet (12.6 – 376, n=34, last 2 years)





98.9 runs/min ∼39% +102%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro (Chrome 94.0.4606.85)


68.9 runs/min ∼27% +41%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 (Chrome 107.0.5304.105)


48.9 runs/min ∼19%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





48.9 runs/min ∼19% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)


41.4 runs/min ∼16% -15%

Octane V2 – Total Score
Apple iPad Air 5 2022 (Safari 15)


66974 Points ∼100% +134%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G (Chrome 101.0.4951.41)


48205 Points ∼72% +69%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro (Chrome 94.0.4606.85)


30367 Points ∼45% +6%

Average of class Tablet (3920 – 74614, n=37, last 2 years)





29348 Points ∼44% +3%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 (Chrome 107.0.5304.105)


28601 Points ∼43%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





28601 Points ∼43% 0%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)


16476 Points ∼25% -42%

Mozilla Kraken 1.1 – Total Score
Average of class Tablet (451 – 12972, n=38, last 2 years)





3049 ms * ∼100% -103%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro (Chrome 89.0.4389.105)


2888 ms * ∼95% -92%

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 (Chrome 107.0.5304.105)


1502.4 ms * ∼49%

Average MediaTek Kompanio 1300T





1502 ms * ∼49% -0%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro (Chrome 94.0.4606.85)


1447 ms * ∼47% +4%

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G (Chrome 101.0.4951.41)


864.6 ms * ∼28% +42%

Apple iPad Air 5 2022 (Safari 15)


499 ms * ∼16% +67%

* … smaller is better

The UFS 3.1 memory of Lenovo’s tablet ensures very short load times. Due to its slow UFS 2.0 storage, the predecessor only achieves a fraction of the read and write performance.

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro Average 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash Average of class Tablet
AndroBench 3-5

-68%

-18%

-16%

-11%

-59%

Sequential Read 256KB

1851.74

486.8

-74%

1517.98

-18%

1684

-9%

1773 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(1014 – 2037, n=64)

-4%

785 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(151.1 – 2031, n=34, last 2 years)

-58%

Sequential Write 256KB

1408.87

192.3

-86%

1026.82

-27%

772

-45%

1034 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(452 – 1776, n=64)

-27%

446 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(87.2 – 1559, n=34, last 2 years)

-68%

Random Read 4KB

289.26

136.3

-53%

263.23

-9%

289.3

0%

273 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(173.5 – 543, n=64)

-6%

137.9 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(10.1 – 310, n=34, last 2 years)

-52%

Random Write 4KB

308.21

123.3

-60%

256.83

-17%

281.5

-9%

293 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(197.5 – 490, n=65)

-5%

132.3 {el.classList.toggle(‘hideEl’);});return false;”>?(5.3 – 370, n=34, last 2 years)

-57%

With its 4 Dolby Atmos-compatible speakers, the responsive 120 Hz screen and the ARM Mali-G77 MC9 as pixel generator, games on Lenovo’s tablet are not only fun but also run smoothly at higher detail levels.

The Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 was able to fully show off its 120 Hz screen in two of three games: Armajet and Subway Surfers can be played at an almost constant 120 frames per second.

PUBG Mobile, the third and graphically much more demanding game we tested, is limited to 30 frames per second in HD/High settings. But we noticed here that higher FPS rates could be possible, since the frame rate did not drop at any point in the game. In fact, in the HDR/Ultra setting, which is one level higher and can also be selected as the maximum, 40 FPS is possible – for whatever reason – and is kept almost constant by the tablet.

Frame rates were determined with our Gamebench testing tool.

Pubg Mobile
PUBG Mobile

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; Armajet; 1.61.6: Ø119.3 (115-120)

; PUBG Mobile; 2.2.0: Ø29.8 (28-31)

; Subway Surfers; 3.3.1: Ø118.9 (112-120)

Under testing, the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 heated up to a maximum of 39.7 °C, but only when we put it under full load for an hour. This also leads to slight throttling, as 3DMark’s Wild Life stress tests prove. Overall, the drop in performance drop is only slight and is not noticeable in everyday use. The tablet only gets lukewarm at most in normal use and is thus always pleasant to the touch.

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Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø23.5 (22.3-25.5)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø40.1 (37.3-50)

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø25.5 (25.4-25.6)

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 Mali-G77 MP9, Kompanio 1300T, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.0.2: Ø6.77 (6.59-7.45)

Apple iPad Air 5 2022 M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 0.0.0.0: Ø21 (20-29.7)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G Adreno 730, SD 8 Gen 1, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.0.9.1: Ø10.9 (10.2-13.4)

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro Adreno 650, SD 870, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.0.5.1: Ø7.36 (7.35-7.37)

Apple iPad Air 5 2022 M1 8-Core GPU, M1, 64 GB SSD; Wild Life Unlimited Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø80.5 (68.7-109)

  37.4 °C
99 F
39.7 °C
103 F
30.2 °C
86 F
 
  29.9 °C
86 F
31.8 °C
89 F
31 °C
88 F
 
  32 °C
90 F
30.5 °C
87 F
32 °C
90 F
 
Maximum: 39.7 °C=103 F
Average: 32.7 °C=91 F
28.9 °C
84 F
38.5 °C
101 F
35.5 °C
96 F
38.7 °C
102 F
29.2 °C
85 F
29.4 °C
85 F
28.4 °C
83 F
29.7 °C
85 F
28.7 °C
84 F
Maximum: 38.7 °C=102 F
Average: 31.9 °C=89 F

Power Supply (max.)  32.9 °C=91 F | Room Temperature 21.1 °C=70 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated) & Voltcraft IR-260

(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 32.7 °C / 91 F, compared to the average of 30.4 °C / 87 F for the devices in the class Tablet.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 39.7 °C / 103 F, compared to the average of 34.3 °C / 94 F, ranging from 22 to 53.2 °C for the class Tablet.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 38.7 °C / 102 F, compared to the average of 33.7 °C / 93 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 29.9 °C / 86 F, compared to the device average of 30.4 °C / 87 F.

Thanks to 4 JBL speakers, the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 produces good surround sound. Mids and trebles sound very much in balance. Bass tones are somewhat lost in the sound mix, but are still much more present than in many other multimedia tablets.

The sound characteristics of the speakers can be adjusted in the Android settings via the three settings Movie, Music and Dynamic. In the default Dynamic mode, they automatically adapt to the content being played.

Audio devices can be connected to the tablet via a USB-C adapter or Bluetooth 5.1.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2037.541.32526.329.53123.725.14035.928.3503639.76324.925.18020.426.810018.53912516.947.516017.959.5200166125014.165.431512.265.540013.363.850010.971.763012.375.280012.177100012.581.1125011.879.2160011.975.3200012.477.6250012.876315013.171.340001374.4500013.273.7630013.667.3800013.669.11000013.769.3125001464.81600013.851.6SPL2587.5N0.673.2median 13.2median 69.3Delta1.573732.425.630.229.127.623.424.336.840.128.439.124.845.722.444.619.24916.959.415.656.713.860.213.465.813.365.313.870.11272.212.772.412.2751378.613.775.213.271.113.466.51367.513.370.913.673.813.378.813.874.913.767.41460.613.565.125.585.90.768.6median 13.5median 67.50.76.4hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseLenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro

Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (87.5 dB)
Bass 100 – 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass – on average 13% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (11.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 – 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids – on average 7.2% higher than median
(+) | mids are linear (6.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 – 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs – only 2.9% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.7% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 – 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (13.8% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 22% of all tested devices in this class were better, 5% similar, 73% worse
» The best had a delta of 7%, average was 19%, worst was 50%
Compared to all devices tested
» 14% of all tested devices were better, 4% similar, 82% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 20%, worst was 65%

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (85.9 dB)
Bass 100 – 315 Hz
(±) | reduced bass – on average 11.5% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (8.6% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 – 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids – on average 5.6% higher than median
(+) | mids are linear (4.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 – 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs – only 4.2% away from median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (7.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 – 16.000 Hz
(+) | overall sound is linear (12.3% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 17% of all tested devices in this class were better, 4% similar, 79% worse
» The best had a delta of 7%, average was 19%, worst was 50%
Compared to all devices tested
» 9% of all tested devices were better, 2% similar, 88% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 20%, worst was 65%

The 8200 mAh battery of the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 can be recharged via the included 20-watt power adapter. When switched off, it took 2:11 hours to recharge an empty battery back to 100 percent in our tests. Wireless charging is not supported.

The Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is only partially convincing in terms of power consumption. Although it is significantly more energy-efficient than, for example, the Apple iPad Air 5 2022, it drains the battery more quickly than its predecessor and other comparison devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G.

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The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 has a smaller but brighter display than the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro, but also a slightly smaller battery. Together with higher power consumption, it thus does not come close to the predecessor in terms of battery runtime.

Lenovo advertises a battery life of up to 9 hours for web browsing, while video playback is supposedly possible for up to 14 hours. We determined similar runtimes under testing with the refresh rate fixed at 120 Hz.

In simulated web browsing, the Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 lasts 9:24 hours, even longer than specified by the manufacturer, but lasts 12:08 hours during HD video playback. Depending on the test scenario, the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro manages between 10 and 15 percent more runtime. The review sample also does not stand a chance against the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G and the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro, which have much longer runtimes, especially in regard to web surfing.

Battery Runtime

Idle (without WLAN, min brightness) 16h 56min
WiFi Websurfing 9h 24min
Big Buck Bunny H.264 1080p 12h 08min
Load (maximum brightness) 5h 37min

Pros

+ bright OLED display with 120 Hz

+ good performance

+ high-quality workmanship

+ update guarantee for Android 14

+ fast WiFi 6

+ suitable for families

+ 4 Dolby Atmos speakers

+ intuitive pen input

+ docking port for keyboard

Cons

no option for mobile telephony

no IP rating

no fingerprint sensor

keyboard & pen optional only

average battery runtimes

In Review: Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2. Sample Device Provided By Lenovo Germany.
In review: Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2. Sample device provided by Lenovo Germany.

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is a very good Android tablet that offers a lot of value for the official price of US$354.99. It also does some things better than its predecessor.

Plus points include the OLED display, which is now almost twice as bright with 120 instead of only 60 Hz, the more powerful Dolby Atmos speaker quartet, and the faster SoC. Another plus point is the promise of tablet updates up to Android 14.

The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is a very good and versatile Android tablet, but performs worse than its predecessor in terms of battery life.

The Productivity Mode with its Windows-like interface also remains a plus point of Lenovo’s tablet. Multitasking is quite easy, even without the optional accessories, although it is sometimes a little tricky to minimize and maximize icons with your finger, or to make a window larger or smaller.

If you really want to work smoothly in Productivity Mode, you should get the docking keyboard and preferably also the digital input pen, which then increase the purchase price accordingly.

The Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 is not better than the Tab P11 Pro in every respect. For example, there is still no option for mobile telephony, which unnecessarily reduces its range of application. In addition, the battery life has even worsened slightly compared to the 11.5-inch predecessor, which may be due to the combination of a smaller battery, brighter display and the switch to a faster SoC.

Alternatives to the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 include the Apple iPad Air 5 2022, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 5G and the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro. The Samsung and Xiaomi tablets also feature a 120 Hz display, whereas the Apple iPad Air 5 2022 is limited to 60 Hz.

At the time of review, the Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2 was price on Lenovo’s offiial website in the USA at $354.99. In the UK, prices start at £396.00. Other countries listing the tablet include France, Romania and India (this list is not exhaustive).

Prices are as of 26.11.2022 and subject to change.

Lenovo Tab P11 Pro Gen 2

11/24/2022 v7

Manuel Masiero

Connectivity

58 / 70 → 83%

Games Performance

65 / 78 → 83%

Application Performance

81 / 92 → 88%

Tablet – Weighted Average

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Manuel Masiero, 2022-11-27 (Update: 2022-11-27)

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