ZUK Z1 with 5.5 inch full HD display, fingerprint scanner and reversible USB 3.0 Type-C port unveiled

With a lot of smartphones coming out of China, ZUK with the backing of Lenovo has launched the ZUK Z1.


ZUK, which is a Lenovo-backed smartphone start-up, has announced the launch of the ZUK Z1, which is the company’s first smartphone and boasting a aircraft-grade aluminium metal frame, reversible USB 3.0 Type-C port and an inbuilt fingerprint scanner. The device has a 5.5 inch IPS display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor with 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The ZUK Z1 has a 13 MP rear facing auto focus camera with Sony IMX214 Exmor RS sensor, OIS, 1.12um pixels, f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. There is also a front facing 8 MP camera. The device runs on the latest Android Lollipop version with a massive 4100 mAh battery. The company is yet to reveal the global availability of the handset.

ZUK Z1 specs:

  • 5.5 inch display
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • 2.5 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
  • Adreno 330 GPU
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 64 GB internal memory
  • 13 MP primary camera
  • 8 MP front facing camera
  • Android v5.1 Lollipop
  • 4100 mAh battery