Few days back, a teaser hinted on the launch of the ZUK Edge smartphone on December 6. Well, that did not happen. The company has now released a new teaser on Weibo, which confirms the launch of the ZUK Edge smartphone on December 20. The teaser shows the top part of the smartphone, which includes the speaker grille and selfie camera lens. The smartphone shown in the teaser is akin to the recently launched live image of the ZUK Edge. Also Read - Best gaming laptops under Rs 1,00,000 in India: MSI GP65 Leopard, Dell G5 and moreAlso Read - Best laptops under Rs 50,000 in India in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Acer Aspire 3, more
The ZUK Edge smartphone has been rumored for quite some time now. The earliest reports had suggested a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge-like dual-curved display, but later rumors denied the existence of something like this. The ZUK Edge smartphone has already been spotted on TENAA and also on AnTuTu benchmarking website, which revealed some of its key specifications and features.
The recent live image of the ZUK Edge showed the front of the phone. The ZUK Edge is seen sporting a large display with very thin bezels. There is also a physical home button upfront which is highly likely to double up as the fingerprint scanner. A front camera lens can be spotted above the display, while the power button along with volume rocker are located on the right side of the smartphone.
There had been another leaked render of the ZUK Edge, which showed the smartphone sporting a white color with a combination of gold. As in the other image, the placing of the front camera lens and the Home button is the same and both are bordered with gold rims. The gold lining is seen surrounding the smartphone on the sides as well. The power button along with volume rocker is located on the right side of the smartphone and in gold color. Two small antenna bands were also seen on the top and bottom edges of the smartphone and the smartphone is also seen sporting a large display with very thin bezels. ALSO READ: ZUK Edge leaks again ahead of launch
When launched, the ZUK Edge would be the fourth smartphone under the ZUK series after ZUK Z1, ZUK Z2 and ZUK Z2 Pro. Lenovo last launched the ZUK Z2 to India, but under the name of Z2 Plus. Although the smartphone would be launched in China first, there are reports, which suggest it will hit global markets in the first three months of 2017. But we would have to wait for an official confirmation for that.
Lenovo ZUK Edge specifications
Accumulating all the leaks and rumors, we can expect the ZUK Edge smartphone to feature a 5.5-inch full HD display. At the heart of the smartphone, we can expect Qualcomm s Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor clocked at 2.35GHz, which would be paired with an Adreno 530 GPU. The smartphone is expected to be paired with 4GB of RAM, along with 64GB of internal storage. Some reports suggest that the smartphone will come with 6GB of RAM. Rumors further suggest that there won t be an option to expand the memory storage.
In the photography department, the ZUK Edge smartphone is expected to sport a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. Up front, the smartphone could possibly house an 8-megapixel selfie camera. On the software front, the smartphone could run on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. For power, the ZUK Edge is expected to be powered with a 3,000mAh battery. The connectivity options expected with the ZUK Edge smartphone include Bluetooth, GPS, 4G LTE with VoLTE support and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. The smartphone will weigh around 160 grams and will be 7.68mm thick.