Lenovo Z5 to be announced on June 5, promises 45-day standby time, bezel-less design

UPDATE: Upon further investigation, the 4TB internal storage claim seems to be a mere speculation meant to raise the hype around Lenovo's upcoming smartphone. It's true that Lenovo might eventually offer 4TB storage to those who buy the Z5, but it could be in the form of cloud storage or something else that we haven't thought of. For the moment, it's hard to believe that a smartphone could offer such a huge amount of internal memory, but we've already contacted Lenovo and we'll update if necessary.

Lenovo Z5 may be one of the most exciting smartphones to make its way to the market in the first half of the year. The Chinese company teased its upcoming flagship in the last couple of weeks saying that the Z5 will offer four technological breakthroughs and hardware based on 18 patented technologies.

Earlier today, Lenovo's VP confirmed the Z5 will be introduced on June 5. Furthermore, the smartphone is supposed to offer no less than 4TB of internal memory (yes, this is not a typo), and up to 45-day of standby time (also not a typo).

Not to mention that Lenovo says the Z5 will feature a 95 percent screen-to-body ratio, an impressive feat even by today's standards. But that's not all, as Lenovo claims its phone can still offer users a talk time of half an hour after the battery reaches zero percent.

The rest of the phone's specs are shrouded in mystery but come June 5, we'll find out more about Lenovo's first truly innovative smartphone, or at least the company's most impressive achievement in the smartphone industry.

source: Weibo (1, 2) via PlayfulDroid

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16 Comments

1. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Like auntie Aretha would say: "lies, lies and more lies"

2. antroid

Posts: 386; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

too good to be true

11. worldpeace

Posts: 3127; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Still probably true, but they'll name it Z5 Premium and sell it for $2000. While the normal Z5 is just an average 2018's flagships.. But that 4TB still to big, it's like cramming 8x512GB NAND flash inside a phone :-/

13. dimas

Posts: 3343; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I think $2000 is justified if it's real and other hardware are beast.

3. collin3000

Posts: 70; Member since: Apr 28, 2015

*checks calendar to make sure it's not first of April*

4. mikedemoda

Posts: 127; Member since: Mar 19, 2010

How sure are we this is a Lenovo phone and not a Turing phone? LOL

6. Phullofphil

Posts: 1762; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Who cares who makes it. It sounds awesome

5. Cat97

Posts: 1861; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Well...one can only hope, seeing the recent myriad of boring announcements...:)

7. Sparkxster

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Z5 is getting more and more exciting by the minute!

8. Povea

Posts: 47; Member since: Jul 03, 2015

The real beast from Asia

9. Hatshipuh

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

So what, my old Nexus 5 could do 45 days of standby, with no SIM and zero screen on time, as I just let it sit there unused lol.

10. checkmymike

Posts: 219; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Up to 4tb expandable memory. Up to 4tb in lenovo cloud...hahaha So 0% battery is not really 0 lols

12. dimas

Posts: 3343; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Plot Twist: A kickstarter phone.

14. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

It's a beastly phone that is..

15. Karriope

Posts: 148; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

and so this is the phone i have my highest hopes set on. But I doubt it will be for me because I'm willing to wager it'll be nearly the size of a 7 inch tablet.

16. smguk

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 18, 2014

It will either be very expensive or Lenovo have missed out alot of other stuff just to do full screen and big battery. The worst thing about Lenovo is lack of updates my P2 never got updated the whole time i owned it.

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