Lenovo has recently launched the Lenovo ZUK Z1 in India which was launched long back in China. The phone runs on the CynogenMod OS at the price of Rupees 13,499. The phone hasĀ 5.5 inches HD display which is powered by the 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor and 3GB RAM. It has 64GB of onboard storage and it cannot be expanded further. The Lenovo Zuk Z1 has the 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and an 8MP front camera. The phone has the metallic frame with a glossy back panel and comes with USB Type-C port. It has 4100 mAh non removable battery and sports fingerprint scanner on the front. Here are the Lenovo Zuk Z1 FAQ, doubts, Pros, and Cons.

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Lenovo Zuk Z1 FAQ

Q: What are the box contents of the Lenovo ZUK Z1?

A: Handset, Travel adaptor, USB Type-C cable, User manual, Warranty card and an SIM ejector pin. There is no earphone available inside the box.

Q: Does the phone comes with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection?

A: There is no mention about the type of Glass used on Zuk Z1. It is advisable to use Scratch guard or a tempered glass.

Q: Does the phone has the LED notification light?

A: yes, the Lenovo ZUK Z1 has the multi-color LED notification light on the top.

Q: Can we insert a memory card in the Lenovo ZUK Z1?

A: No, you cannot insert the memory card in the ZUK Z1.

Q: Does the phone support OTG connectivity?

A: Yes, it supports OTG for connecting pen drives. But you need to have Type C OTG cable.

Q: What is the free RAM available out of 3GB?

A: Around 1.75GB is available free after the first boot of the phone.

Q: What is the free internal storage left in the ZUK Z1 out of 64GB?

A: Out of 64GB you will get around 54GB for installing Apps and the games.

Q: Are the navigation buttons are backlit enabled?

A: Yes, the navigation keys lights up.

Q: How is the fingerprint scanner of the Lenovo ZUK Z1?

A: The fingerprint scanner is fast and it is 360 degrees recognizable. You have to actually press the button to unlock the phone.

Q: How is the gaming performance of the phone?

A: The phone handled the high-end games very easily without any issue. There is minute heating issue while playing HD games with high graphics settings but it is highly acceptable.

Q: Does the ZUK Z1 has the IR Blaster?

A: No, it does not have the IR Blaster.

Q: How is the camera performance of the device?

A: The 13MP rear camera can able to click sharp images with instant focus and natural color reproduction. It is the one of the best camera phones at this price range. The ZUK Z1 can able to record 1080p videos with default camera App but the hardware is capable of recording 4k videos. So you can try installing Google Camera App to record videos in 4k resolution.

Q: Will the phone get the Android Marshmallow 6.0 update?

A: Yes, the company promised for the Android M update and hopefully it would start rolling out from next month.

Q: What is the SIM type of the Lenovo ZUK Z1?

A: It the dual SIM device and both the SIM are Nano SIM type and both supports 4G LTE. It is not a hybrid SIM, so you cannot insert the memory card.

Q: Can we remove the battery on the phone?

A: No, the battery is not removable or user replaceable.

Q: Does the Lenovo Zuk Z1 has the Quick Charging feature?

A: It has 4100 mAh battery and yes it does support the Qualcomm Quick Charge.

Q: Does the phone runs on the CynogenMod OS?

A: Yes, it runs on CM OS with many custom features like AudioFX, themes etc.

Q: What is the color option available?

A: The phone is available in White and Space gray color option.

Q: How to buy the Lenovo ZUK Z1?

A: The phone is exclusively available via Amazon. You have to register and take part in the flash sale. The first sale is on 19 May 2016.

Lenovo Zuk Z1

Lenovo ZUK Z1 Pros and Cons

Here are the some of the advantages and disadvantages of the device.



Fingerprint Scanner

USB Type-C port




No Micro SD Card support


  1. dude can you help me with one question?how zuk z1’s old processor can be a trouble in future?i am little worried with g4 plus overheating and hanging issues..so i thought for zuk z1 but people suggesting me not to go for zuk z1 as it has two and half yr old processor..so my question is will i not be able to get future updates?or future updates will not be very stable?kindly suggest

  2. Dear, I am using lenovo Zuk z1 since 4 months. Excellent phone regarding all features. Now I am facing a problem that automatically AIRPLANE MODE turn ON and status bar show NO SERVICE. If i manulay turn OFF airplane mode or restart the phone, problem remain same .
    Can any one help me with this problem ???? My email id is [email protected]


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