Lenovo-owned Chinese mobile brand Zuk is set to unveil its upcoming smartphone next week. Called the Zuk Edge, the bezel-less smartphone has been subjected to several leaks ahead of the launch.
There is no official date of the launch event, but Zuk CEO Chang Cheng has announced on Weibo that the smartphone will launch next week, and even shared press renders of the Zuk Edge for the first time. We've collated all that is rumoured about Lenovo's upcoming Zuk Edge smartphone, and here's everything that we know so far:
There has been no leak on the price front, but the Lenovo Zuk Edge is expected to follow the company's business strategy and be in the mid-range segment. Just to recap, the last Zuk phone launched by Lenovo was the Zuk Z2 smartphone priced at CNY 1,799 (known as Lenovo Z2 Plus in India, priced starting at Rs. 17,999).
The Zuk Edge was rumoured to have a bezel-less display and a curved-edge screen, but official press renders and latest live images refute the latter claim. The smartphone seen in the images sport metal edges, with a glass back, and a Home Button below the display. The camera is situated at the centre at the back with the flash sitting below it. The speaker grille, 3.5mm audio jack, and the USB Type-C port are all situated on the bottom edge of the Zuk Edge smartphone. The device is expected to be available in Black and White colour options.
The smartphone was even spotted on TENAA, where most of its specifications were leaked. According to the listing, the Zuk Edge sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display. It is expected to be powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. There's also a 6GB RAM variant expected to be unveiled on launch day.
The Zuk Edge smartphone is pegged to be available in 32GB and 64GB storage models. With respect to optics, the Edge smartphone is tipped to come with a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel camera at the front. As per the TENAA listing, the Zuk Edge will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZUI 2.0 skin, and will house a 3000mAh battery. The smartphone is tipped to come with a fingerprint scanner as well.