Lenovo has introduced many changes in the online smartphone market with its latest smartphone collections like A7000,A6000,K3 Note etc .Now it returns again to make history in the smartphone world with its new handset called Lenovo Zuk Z1.
Lenovo’s online only brand called ‘Zuk’ has launched its new smartphone Lenovo Zuk Z1 in China.The smartphone goes live for selling on August 18 as the rumours confirmed.It is priced at CNY 1799 (approximately RS.18250) and 280 USD
Lenovo’s new online-only brand is geared toward countering the increase of Xiaomi in China, that too has followed a cheap priced online-only model. the corporate was expected to begin operations in China in April; although it’s solely launched its 1st product in August.
The Zuk Z1 options metal frames round the smartphone and includes no branding of Lenovo. There’s solely a Zuk brand logo at the rear of the handset.
While Lenovo so far has not detailed any plans to launch its online-only smartphone brand outside China, it is expected the company may bring the brand to other markets.
The Zuk Z1 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display and sports a physical home button on the front panel. Notably, the home button on the Z1 smartphone also embeds the fingerprint scanner. Much like recently launched flagship smartphones, Lenovo’s Zuk Z1 features the USB Type-C 3.0 port.
Under the hood, the new smartphone packs a dated Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.5GHZ coupled with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. The handset supports dual Nano-SIM cards and runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. It packs 64GB of inbuilt storage.
The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony sensor (IMX214) and optical image stabilization (OIS), another feature that’s found in high-end smartphones. There is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera also on board. It packs a large 4100mAh battery and will be available in White and Grey colours. The Zuk Z1 smartphone measures 155.7×77.3×8.9mm and weighs 175 grams.
The model launched in China supports both 4G LTE bands in India (FDD-LTE Band 3 1800MHz and TDD-LTE Band 40 2300MHz). Other connectivity options on the Zuk Z1 include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, and Glonass. It features an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, digital compass (magnetometer), and proximity sensor.
Zuk Z1 detailed specifications
|Release date||August 2015|
|Dimensions (mm)||155.70 x 77.30 x 8.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4100|
|Screen size (inches)||5.50|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801|
|Operating System||Android 5.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||NA|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|