ZUK Z2 with Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB RAM goes official

ZUK Z2 has been officially launched at an event in China yesterday. It is the latest smartphone from ZUK, a Lenovo-backed company, after they announced the ZUK Z2 Pro back in April 2016. Lets check out the specifications and features of this device now.

ZUK Z2 with Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB RAM goes official

ZUK Z2 Specifications

The ZUK Z2 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 4 GB of RAM with 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 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 ZUK Z2 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.

The ZUK Z2 is available in White and Black color variants. It has been priced at CNY 1799 (US$ 273 / INR Rs 18,440 approximately). It will go on sale in China starting from June 7, 2016 for which the registrations have already started.

ZUK Z2 USB Type-C wireless charger

ZUK has also introduced a USB Type-C wireless charger for the smartphone, which can be used with a charging cover. It has been priced at CNY 299 (US$ 45 / Rs. 3,065 approximately).

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