Lenovo officially unveiled its first Snapdragon 821 powered phone ZUK Edge. The smartphone will go on sale from 1 January in China. Buyers will have two colors option ie. Ceramic White and Titanium Crystal Black.
Rumors were that ZUK Edge gonna be bezel less display like Samsung S7 Edge but destroying all the rumors ZUK Edge has very thin bezels surrounding the screen panel with body to screen ratio about 86.4%. Another main highlight of the smartphone is the U-Touch fingerprint sensor, which is embedded under the glass panel. The sensor is fast enough to unlock the device in just 0.09 seconds.
ZUK Edge Specifications
This beast is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset clocked at 2.35GHz. The processor is engaged with Adreno 530 GPU. ZUK Edge is having 5.5 inch FULL HD display with 2.5 D curved glass panel and having 401 ppi.
Moving to the back, Edge has got 13 megapixel Samsung ISOCELL sensor with aperture f/2.2, PDAF, LED flash, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and support for slo-mo video and professional mode. It also spots blood oxygen heart rate sensor.
On the front, it bears an 8-megapixel camera with a 1.12-micron pixel sensor, and an f/2.2 aperture.
In powerhouse department, it is having a 3,100mAh battery underneath, which also supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card (nano) slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and an USB Type-C port. In addition, it include interesting a pneumatic altimeter and a UV light sensor.
In the Software world, the ZUK Edge runs on Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box wrapped under ZUI.
It comes with two storage variants – 64 GB on board storage with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM has been priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 22,500) and CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 24,500) for the 64 GB & 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM variant.
ZUK Edge India Launch
Lenovo has not confirmed the availability of ZUK Edge in India. If Lenovo launches ZUK Edge in India with the same aggressive price, it will be a major hit as OnePlus 3T with same specs is being sold in India at Rs. 27,999.
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