ZUK Z1 to officially arrive in PH

ZUK Z1 to officially arrive in PH

We’ve recently posted about a Lenovo-backed startup company called ZUK, with their first product called Z1 having flagship specs and features. We’ve just received a report that it will be officially available in the Philippines.


ZUK Z1 specs:
5.5-inch Full HD IPS display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution, 401ppi
2.5GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor
64GB internal storage
13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, IMX214 sensor, dual-tone LED flash, OIS
8MP front camera with OV8865 sensor
Dual-SIM (nano)
USB Type-C and USB 3.0
4100mAh battery w/ fast-charging tech
U-Touch fingerprint reader
8.9mm thick
Cyanogen OS 12.1


Here are more promotional photos for the ZUK Z1:

As a refresher, we’ve mentioned before that it has a USB data rate maxing out at 500mbps, and that the U-Touch fingerprint reader has added functionalities that let you navigate the phone with simple swipes and taps:

  • Single touch – Back
  • Press – Home
  • Double-tap – Recent apps
  • Swipe horizontally – Switch between apps

Iridium Technologies will be the official distributor here in the country and will be available in almost all retailers including Lazada, MemoEx, Intogadgets, and Electroworld to name a few.

They mentioned that the ZUK Z1 is expected to be available starting next week for Php15,299. Buyers will have 1 year limited warranty for the unit and 6 months limited warranty for accessories.

Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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6 Responses

  1. johnonline says:

    wow..mukang sulit to..lagot na na talaga ang starmobile myphone at cherry..

  2. Blue says:

    Finally, a worthy competitor of Zenfone2!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Nooo kulang pa pera ko…

  4. last year proccessor for 15k, no way.

    • mandirigma says:

      Hindi naman yan sa processor dude. and it can perform very well. kesa naman sa SD810 pero ng ooverheat naman at ngshshutdown ang camera.

    • Dustin Caramello says:

      what makes a phone with “last year processor” so bad? This year’s processors are plagued heating issues and battery hogs.

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