Lenovo Z5 Review – Specs, Features and Price

After much anticipation, numerous photo leaks and a bunch of specs teasers, the Lenovo Z5 that we have all been waiting for has finally been officially announced in China. The Lenovo Z5 comes with a notched screen and wasn’t able to meet up with what fans have hoped for and the various claims that the company made.

 

Nonetheless, the device still comes with other exciting features like the Snapdragon 636 with an octa-core processor. The dual rear camera and selfie camera are also on-board and are AI-powered. The newly released smartphone comes with an internal storage space of up to 128GB and also comes with a 6GB RAM that is sure to assist in delivering a great performance. Don’t be scared of the price tag, because the Lenovo Z5 is sure delivering value for money. All you have to do is just keep on reading to discover all the selling points of the newly announced device.

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Design

Let us get straight down to one of the most important section of the Lenovo Z5, and that is the design. The Lenovo Z5 features colorful and vibrant colors which make this smartphone very irresistible and optically appealing. The glass that is on the top of the of this device gives it a more premium look and the body of this device also reflects light in the most subtle way. All these amazing features that the Lenovo Z5 arrives with is one of the reasons the device remains one of the cutest Lenovo smartphones.

At the back of the Lenovo Z5 is a set of dual cameras that are comfortably positioned at the top left corner of the corner of this device and it lies in a vertical position, and that is where the company went all trendy. Under the vertically positioned dual cameras is a LED flash, while the fingerprint sensor is still seated at its usual position. The Lenovo Z5 comes in with only three colors which are the Black, Aurora and Blue colors.

Before the official announcement of this newly released smartphone, there were leaks that said that the device was supposed to arrive with an all-screen display, just like the one that is featured on Vivo Apex. Notwithstanding, the Lenovo Z5 still arrived with a notch and a bottom chin, though the notch didn’t accommodate many things, it only housed the speaker grille, proximity sensor, and selfie camera. Nevertheless, the notch is now smaller than the Mi 8.

Meanwhile, the controversial screen is a massive 6.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and it has a resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels. For a mid-range smartphone, the screen is simply amazing and has a 19:9 aspect ratio. The screen-to-body ratio of this device pegs 85%, while the pixel per inch density stands at 402.

Camera

At the back of the Lenovo Z5, there is a dual 16MP and another 8MP camera which are AI-powered and are capable of capturing exciting photographs as well. The cameras also come with other nice features like the phase detection autofocus, Geo-tagging, LED flash, face detection, touch focus, HDR and panorama.

AT the front of the Lenovo Z5 you will find another 8MP camera for a selfie and it also an AI-powered device that brings along a machine learning of the face shape.

Performance

The Lenovo Z5 is powered by the Snapdragon 636 chipset from Qualcomm, which is assisted by an Octa-Core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. Nevertheless, the 8-Cores of processor clocks at a very smooth speed of 1.8GHz coupled with its 14nm process technology. When you bring it down into the graphics department, the Adreno 509 is in charge.

The newly released Lenovo smartphone, the Lenovo Z5 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ZUI 4.0. It also comes with a massive 6GB RAM which is great for multi-tasking and not just anyhow multitasking, but heavy multitasking. The Lenovo Z5 has two internal storage models; the standard version that comes with 128GB, and the less expensive one that houses a 64GB. Luckily, for those who may not be satisfied with the storage options, you can still expand it via microSD card up to 256GB.

Battery

The Lenovo newly released smartphone comes with a 3300mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery, which employs a fast charging technology and with the 18W fast charging feature, you can get your battery from 0% to 100% within 1.9 hours.

Other Features

    • FM ~ Yes,
    • 3.5mm Jack ~ Yes,
    • Expandable storage ~ Yes,
    • Colors ~ Black, Aurora, Blue

Lenovo Z5 Price

The Lenovo Z5 can be purchased from any Lenovo smartphone outlet or some online stores that are in your region and it will cost you about $199 (N70,000) to $299 (N100,000).

Verdict

The Z5 is an amazing phone with lots of things to offer if you want to start comparing it to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and much other classic-mid ranges. The Z5 comes with a balanced feature and a very low price tag when compared to other models that fall within its range.

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