After a series of leaks and rumours, Lenovo has finally taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone — the Lenovo ZUK Edge. The company had an event scheduled in China where it unveiled the device, as it was expected. However, we need to wait and watch whether Lenovo ZUK Edge will arrive in India or not.
Let’s discuss features and specifications of Lenovo’s latest flagship ZUK Edge smartphone. In terms of the display, it comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD panel alongside the pixel density of 401 PPI and 2.5D curved screen on top. Powering the Lenovo ZUK Edge is Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.35GHz and Adreno 530 GPU for graphics. It’s the same configuration which powers the Google Pixel and OnePlus 3T.
The Lenovo ZUK Edge comes in two variants — 4GB and 6GB RAM. In addition to this, the device offers 64GB internal memory. It’s a dual-SIM phone with two nano SIM cards, running Android 7.0 Nougat with ZUI 2.5 on top. Camera wise, the Lenovo ZUK Edge houses a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). For selfies, there is an 8MP front-facing camera. It packs in a 3100mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
The Lenovo ZUK Edge has a physical home button which doubles up as a fingerprint scanner for unlocking and secured payment transactions. The fingerprint scanner is claimed to unlock the phone in 0.09 seconds. The device is also equipped with a heart rate sensor on the back which is capable of measuring blood oxygen level. The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C.
The Lenovo ZUK Edge costs 2299 Yuan (approximately Rs 22,494) for 4GB RAM variant and 2499 Yuan (approximately Rs 24,454) for 6GB RAM variant. The phone comes in Titanium Black and Ceramic White colour options.
Lenovo dropped the ZUK branding in India with Lenovo Z2 Plus, which comes in two variants with starting price Rs 17,999. It sports a 5-inch Full HD screen and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZUI 2.0 on top. It houses a 13-megapixel rear snapper as well as an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It also offers a fingerprint scanner into the home button and packs in a 3500mAh battery under the hood.
Key specifications of Lenovo Zuk Edge
|Display||5.5-inch Full HD (2.5D Curved Glass)|
|Processor||2.35GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-Core|
|RAM||4GB / 6GB|
|Camera||13MP Rear / 8MP Front|
|Operating System||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Battery||3100mAh (Quick Charge 3.0)|