Seems like Lenovo‘s sub brand Zuk is really focusing on producing affordable flagship devices. Zuk is back again with a new flagship device, Zuk Edge. This device was spotted earlier on AnTuTu Benchmark revealing its basic specification and was finally announced in China today. This device comes with Snapdragon 821, 6GB of RAM and and also features a heart rate sensor which is really interesting.
Zuk Edge comes in two variants, 4GB RAM option and 6GB RAM option and runs on Android Nougat out of the box. It boast pretty similar specification as of OnePlus 3T and can be a good competition to it. Color options includes Ceramic White and Titanium Black.
Lenovo Zuk Specification
Lenovo Zuk Edge features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a screen-to-body ratio of 86.4%. It comes with pretty thin bezels and 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by latest Snapdragon 821 SoC which is clocked at 2.5GHz and coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 4GB and 6GB RAM option and 64GB of UFS 2.0 non expandable internal storage.
Zuk Edge has got a 13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 1.12nm, PDAF, CAF, LED flash and a 8MP front-facing the camera with f/2.2 aperture. It runs on Android Nougat (7.0) with custom ZUI 2.5 on top. It packs a 3,100 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. Connectivity options includes 4G LTE, VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm jack.
Apart from the basic sets of sensor this device also include a heart rate sensor, UV Sensor, Altimeter and a U-Touch fingerprint sensor. U-Touch is same as what we have seen on Lenovo Zuk Z2 and company claims that it can unlock the device in 0.09 seconds. Heart rate sensor is located at the back and is capable of measuring blood oxygen levels. It also features Dirac HD Sound for Hi-Fi and enhanced audio experience.
Price and Availability
The 4GB RAM variant is priced at 2299 Yuan (Rs. 23,000 approx) and 6GB RAM variant is priced at 2,499 Yuan (Rs. 25,000 approx). It will be offered in Ceramic White and Titanium Black color options. However there is no official statement about launching this device into the international markets including India yet.