As expected, Lenovo has formally unveiled its third Zuk smartphone – the Zuk Edge back in China. The phone packs top of the line specifications, slim bezel design, and interesting U-Touch home button.
The Lenovo Zuk Edge comes with a 5.5-inch display 1080P display, has an astonishing 86.4 percent screen to body ratio and the bezel next to the display is just 1.63mm thick. The display has a 401ppi pixel density and it is layered with a 2.5D curved glass. Under the hood, it houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset clocked at 2.35 GHz accompanied by 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM. There is also a trimmed down version that comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The other highlights of this phone are USB Type-C (v3.1) port, U Touch fingerprint sensor, built-in blood oxygen heart rate sensor, pneumatic altimeter and a UV light sensor. Apart from this, it is fuelled by a 3,100mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. On Software front, It boots Android 7.0 Nougat based ZUI 2.5.
The ZUK Edge sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with Samsung ISOCELL sensor, f/2.2 aperture lens, phase detection autofocus, and a LED flash. Up front, it boasts an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with large 1.12-micron pixel size and a wide-angle lens. It supports dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, a USB Type-C port, and A-GPS as connectivity options.
The phones come in Ceramic White and Titanium Crystal Black hue and will be made available in January 2017. The ZUK 4GB / 64GB variant has been priced at RMB 2,299 (approx. Rs 22,450) while the 6GB / 64GB model to retail at RMB 2,499 ( approx. Rs 24,400).
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Lenovo Zuk Edge Specs:
|Model||Lenovo Zuk Edge|
|Display||5.5-Inch, Full HD TDDI display, 2.5D Glass, Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Chipset|
|Software||Android 7.0 Nougat based Zuk 2.5 UI|
|Primary Camera||13MP rear camera, Samsung ISOCELL sensor, f/2.2 aperture, hybrid autofocus, LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||8MP selfie camera, f/2.2 aperture|
|Dimensions &Weight||142.9×74.5×7.68mm and 160 Grams|
|Battery||3,100mAh battery, fast charging supported|
|Others||4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB, 3.5mm, Dual SIM cards|
|Price||CNY 2,299/ CNY 2,499 (approx.Rs. 22,500/24,500)|