Lenovo Z5 is best option at cheap price for highest screen to body ratio ever. Looking for a midrange phone with premium design? Lenovo Z5 is the perfect choice at the moment as its starting price is Rs. 23,000. You might think that Lenovo is not as popular in the smartphone world and in Pakistani market like Xiaomi or Huawei; however it has still launched some great devices over the years and its flagship Z5 is one of them.
The company has finally launched its bezel-free, with top-notch design Z5 after much-hyped and teased Lenovo’s flagship. It comes with midrange specs, impressive design, good camera and best screen to body ratio on a phone ever.
Let’s explore further about its spec.
Design & Display
While holding in hands the first thing you will notice is its slimmer bezels with a display cutout on the front. You can spot the fingerprint sensor on the rear.
Remarkably, the company managed to trim the bottom bezel further, even more than the Mi 8. The step may be taken due to the lack of high-end hardware seen in flagships.
With 6.2-inch display size it features a 2.5D Gorilla Glass on the top. It comes with FHD+ (1080 x 2240) resolution at an aspect ratio of 19:9.
Moreover, its screen-to-body ratio is around 90% which is quite impressive. It also comes with flagship-grade DCI-P3 color gamut support. You can go up to 700 nits for its brightness.
Under its shiny covers, the Lenovo Z5 runs a modest Snapdragon 636 however with a huge 6 GB RAM unit. The chipset has an octa-core configuration.
It comes with two storage options, 64 GB and 128 GB although both variants get 6 GB RAM.
Keeping today’s trends in mind, Lenovo housed the rear dual cameras in a vertical array that is quite similar to Apple’s flagship. It features rear dual cameras at the top left on the back, above the LED flash.
Talking about the details of camera setup, it comes with 16 MP f/2.0 lens and an 8 MP depth sensor for background blur. In order to offer better portraits and low light photography it features an 8 MP f/2.0 selfie camera with AI and beautification features.
Lenovo Z5 comes with Android 8.1 Oreo on top of Lenovo’s homemade ZUI 4.0 with AI commands and screen gestures. According to company, soon it will get an update to Android P as well.
Out of the box, it has a 3300 mAh battery that supports up to 18W fast charging via USB type-C.
It will be available in
- Schumann Black
- XLR Blue
Price & Availability
Lenovo Z5 will make its debut on 12 June the Chinese market with a starting price of CNY 1299 (~Rs. 23,460) for the 6/64 GB variant and CNY 1799 (~Rs. 33,000) for the 6/128 GB variant.
Overview of Lenovo Z5 Specifications
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo, with ZUI 4.0 (Android P update promised)
Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
Display: 6.2-inch, 19:9 aspect ratio, FHD+ (1080x2240p) resolution
RAM: 6 GB
Internal: 64 GB or 128 GB
Primary: Dual: 16 MP f/2.0 + 8 MP, PDAF, LED flash
Secondary: 8 MP f/2.0
Connectivity: Type-C 1.0, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, headphone jack
Fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted)
Battery: 3,300 mAh, 18W fast charging
Price: ~Rs. 21,000 for 6/64 GB and ~Rs. 29,000 for 6/128 GB variant.