We had earlier reported that Lenovo India is gearing up to launch the ZUK Z2 in the country as Lenovo Z2 Plus (powered by ZUK) very soon. Now, we have received a media invite from Lenovo for an event on September 22 where the company will unveil the Z2 Plus.
At a pre-launch event in Kolkata, we had an opportunity to look at the upcoming Z2 Plus and also talk with Anuj Sharma, Product and Marketing Head at Lenovo smartphones. The 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant will be priced around Rs 22,000-23,000 and the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM model will be priced below the OnePlus 3 at around Rs 26,000-27,000, according to sources. Lenovo had previously launched the ZUK Z1 in India, priced at Rs 13,499. Check out the specifications and features of the smartphone below.
Lenovo Z2 Plus (ZUK Z2) Specifications
The Lenovo Z2 Plus sports a 5.0-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS 2.5 curved glass display that comes with 500 nits of brightness, 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 100% NTSC color gamut. The display has a 1.41 mm narrow bezel on both sides. It is powered by a 2.15 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It has 3 / 4 GB of RAM with 32 / 64 GB of internal memory (UFS 2.0), which cannot be expanded via microSD card slot. It runs on ZUI 2.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box.
On the camera front, the Z2 Plus rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, ISOCELL sensor, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, CAF dual-mode focus and EIS. It has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 µm pixel size and 78.9-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM (nano) and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. The body is made up of a metal frame, which is 8.45 mm thick and weighs 149 grams. It comes with U-Touch 2.0 fingerprint sensor that has been embedded into the home button, which can unlock the phone in just 0.1 seconds and also promises an accuracy of 99.7%.
The Z2 Plus comes with 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and USB 2.0 Type C as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,500 mAh battery under the hood with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support and can charge the device from 0-80% in just 1 hour.
Stay tuned to The Techolic for the exact pricing and availability of the Lenovo Z2 Plus which will be revealed on September 22, 2016.