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ZUK Z1 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Adreno 330
3 GB / 64 GB
5.5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

ZUK announced the launch of the Z1 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the ZUK Z1 phone with 5.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The ZUK Z1 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4100 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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ZUK Z1 specifications

BrandZUK
NameZ1
ModelZ1
Release date2015

Body

The weight of ZUK Z1 is about 6.17 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this ZUK phone are average (6.13 x 3.04 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6.17 oz
Dimensions6.13 x 3.04 x 0.35 inches
Colorsdark gray, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The ZUK Z1 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPUQuad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPUAdreno 330

Display

The size of Z1 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of ZUK Z1 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of ZUK Z1 (3 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Z1 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Z1 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The ZUK Z1 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Z1 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4100 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Z1 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4100 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Z1 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This ZUK phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of ZUK Z1 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the ZUK Z1, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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