In an overly crowded smartphone, here’s a new Chinese company that will soon make a splash. Called ZUK, this company is backed by Lenovo, and will be launching its first smartphone called Z1 today. With a few hours to go for the launch, most of the smartphone’s specifications and features have leaked. Also Read - Lenovo Legion gaming laptops with updated Intel 11th Gen H series processors launched
The ZUK Z1 has gotten the review treatment ahead of the launch by a trigger-happy Chinese publication. As per the publication, the Z1 features a 5.5-inch 1080p display, and Snapdragon 801 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM. Also Read - Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon Review: Stylish, Slim, Super Performer
The forthcoming smartphone also features 64GB internal storage (no microSD card slot though), 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, and a massive 4,100mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, and a USB Type-C port. Also Read - Worldwide PC shipments up 32% in Q1, Lenovo leads: Gartner
On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under the in-house ZUI. In terms of design, it boasts a metal frame, glossy plastic back panel, and a fingerprint scanner integrated into the home button up front.
As per the publication, the ZUK Z1 is priced at 1,800 Yuan or Rs 18,270 approximately. There is no word on when the smartphone will go on sale, or if the company plans on expanding to other markets. Some more photos of the forthcoming smartphone follows.