ZUK is a sub-brand of Lenovo and is currently being launched and sold by Cheezmall in Pakistan. Lenovo is Chinese-based Company which has sold millions of devices throughout the World. In Pakistan, it is successful in making a very respectable market in electronics products. ZUK Z1 is also a product of Lenovo but it is launched by Cheezmall, thanks to the increasing e-Commerce activity in Pakistan. ZUK Z1 was unwrapped a couple of months ago and rumor has it that it sold more than 5000 units in just 5 days. We will now see what makes it so special to get mad about.
Display-wise, the device has 5.5-inch FHD IPS display. It has pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920 which does not bring the crisp to the big screened handsets but did add a match to IPS display. The mid-range’s phone brightness can be controlled automatically by sensor. The screen is not dust and scratch proof yet ZUK gives you extra glass protector for the screen. ZUK Z1 dimensions are said to be 155.7 x 77.3 x 8.9. The device is not compact and slim but is tall and gives impression of a phablet-like look. Easy to grip in hands, and easy to hold, you may find the big device very dominant.
The processor is the major part of the device and ZUK Z1 is not modest in it. It features the specs that are very appropriate for a mid-range call. The device runs Quad-core 2.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 SoC with Adreno 330 GPU to handle graphics. ZUK Z1 packs 3 GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. Sadly, there is no microSD card slot as 64GB is enough as a memory for smartphone to take. The 3GB RAM is enough to play on multiple apps and processing is also fast with the Quad-core paired with stronger chipset.
As far as the camera department is concerned, it has a 13MP rear camera. The image is crispier with a better resolution and more filters to improve your snap. The layout is easy to use and one can easily learn how to take a good snap. The PDAF which helps you to make the image not blurry and keep the compactness of colors. The front camera is 8MP and the camera resolution is 3264 x 2448 with native ratio 4:3. It can also make HD 1080p video. ZUK Z1 has a whopping battery of 4100mAh.
The device is worth buy, if you are looking for a big- screened mid-range.