Lenovo has finally announced a new ZUK handset and yes it is the ZUK Edge. The smartphone has been leaked quite a bit in the past and today we finally have official information of the device.
The most attractive feature is its unique display design. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD TDDI display with a curved Gorilla Glass that is said to have 86.4 percent screen-to-body ratio which makes it almost bezel-less.
In terms of specs, it is packed to the brim. You get the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core SoC clocked at 2.35GHz. There are two RAM variants 4GB and 6GB with 64GB of storage along with a microSD expansion slot. At the back there is a 13MP rear camera with a 1.34-micron pixel Samsung ISOCELL sensor, an f/2.2 aperture, PDAF+CAF hybrid autofocus, and a high-brightness flash. There is an 8MP camera on the front with a 1.12-micron pixel sensor, and an f/2.2 aperture. It features a USB Type-C (v3.1) port and a unique under-glass U Touch fingerprint sensor that is said to unlock the phone under 0.09 seconds). It also packs in some unique features like a built-in blood oxygen heart rate sensor, a pneumatic altimeter and a UV light sensor.
The smartphone will run on Android 7.0 Nougat with ZUI 2.5 on top. Connectivity options dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ A-GPS. On the battery front, you get a 3,100mAH unit with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
It will come in Ceramic White and Titanium Black color options. Pricing starts at 2299 Yuan (Rs. 23,000 approx) for the 4GB RAM version and 2499 Yuan (Rs 25,000 approx) for the 6GB RAM version.  If Lenovo manages to bring the smartphone at a similar pricing to India, then it could give some serious competition to the OnePlus 3T.