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ZUK Z1 phablet with USB Type-C connector, 4100 mAh battery unveiled in China for USD 285

ZUK Z1 phablet has been announced in China. It is the first device by the Lenovo-backed startup ZUK. Lets check out the specifications.


ZUK Z1 Specifications

The ZUK Z1 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display, has a 1500:1 contrast ratio. It is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 64-bit processor along with Adreno 330 GPU. It has 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and comes with 64 internal storage but does not have expandable storage. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with ZUI on top of it. It has an aircraft-grade aluminium metal frame around the body.

The Z1 comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Sony IMX214 Exmor RS sensor, OIS, f/2.2 aperture. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with OmniVision OV8865 sensor for selfies and video calling. The phablet is 8.9 mm thick and weighs 175 grams. It supports Dual SIM (nano) and has a 3.5 mm audio jack. The home button comes with built-in fingerprint sensor, like the OnePlus 2. It is called U-Touch which acts as a Home Button when pressed hard, Back button on touch and double-click for multitasking.


The Z1 includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS and USB 3.0 Type-C (10 times faster than USB-C) as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a whopping 4,100 mAh battery under the hood, which supports fast charging and it takes only 2.5 hours to charge from 0-100.

The ZUK Z1 is available in White and Grey colour variants and has been priced at CNY 1799 (US $285 / INR Rs 18,300 approximately). Registrations are open for the sale on August 18, which will take place on their website.

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