Lenovo has launched the ZUK Z1 smartphone in India which has been available in the Chinese market from the past one year. The device comes a 5.5-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage space without the option to expand further.
The Lenovo ZUK Z1 is one of the cheapest smartphones in the market to come with a Snapdragon 801 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM and sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash along with an 8MP front facing camera. It is powered by a 4100mAh battery and has USB Type-C port with the Fingerprint sensor located in the Home button on the front. It comes with Cynogen OS 12 based on Android Lollipop.
If you are planning to purchase the ZUK Z1 which is available in India at a price of Rs. 13,499. The alternatives to the device are the recently launched Moto G4 Plus and the Redmi Note 3. Check out the Comparison between Moto G4 Plus vs ZUK Z1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 to clear any of your doubts regarding which device to go for.
Lenovo ZUK Z1 FAQ – Pros and Cons
Does the phone come with Gorilla Glass Protection?
There is no mention about the 5.5-inch Full HD display having protective layer over it, it is better to get a Tempered Glass fitted immediately after purchasing the device.
Are the Navigation buttons Backlit?
The two navigation buttons on either side of the Home button are Backlit
Does it have a Notification light?
Yes the device comes with multi-color LED notification light on the top beside the
How good is the Fingerprint Scanner in ZUK Z1?
The Fingerprint scanner recognizes in 360 degrees and is quite fast
Does the Fingerprint Scanner unlock ZUK Z1?
No, you have to press the Home button to turn on the display and then use the Fingerprint sensor to unlock it
What is the amount of internal storage available on first boot in ZUK Z1?
Out of the 64GB internal storage, you get around 54GB free on First Boot
Does it have option to expand Storage?
No, you do not have the option to expand further
What is the amount of RAM available?
Out of the 3GB RAM you get 1.75GB free on First Boot
Will the ZUK Z1 get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update?
Yes, the company has promised to give the device Android 6.0 Marshmallow update
Is OTG connectivity available on the device?
Yes, the device supports OTG connectivity but you need a Type C OTG device or cable to get it working
Which SIM Card type is supported in ZUK Z1?
Both the SIM card slots available support Nano SIM type having 4G LTE support as well.
What is the battery capacity and is it removable?
The battery capacity of ZUK Z1 is 4100mAh and it is not removable
Does the ZUK Z1 support Quick / Fast Charging feature?
Yes, the device comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge
What is the price and Availability of Lenovo ZUK Z1?
The smartphone is available from 19th May 2016 and exclusive to Amazon through Flash sales
What are the colors available for Lenovo ZUK Z1?
The device is available in two colors – Space Gray and White
We have tried to cover as many questions and doubts which might arise regarding the Lenovo ZUK Z1, if you have any other doubts which you would like to clear before purchasing the device do let us know in the comments section and we would be answering it and adding it to the post as well to help others.