Lenovo's ZUK Edge has been caught in the wild: bezels, begone!

Lenovo's ZUK Edge has been caught in the wild: bezels, begone!
Alright, so we recently started hearing about an upcoming ZUK Edge smartphone. Quick cheat-sheet — ZUK is a sub-brand of Lenovo that operates in the Eastern markets. Thankfully, the phone is not riding the "curved display" bandwagon and ripping off the Edge name for that reason. Instead, it's expected to be a nearly-bezel-less slab of a smartphone, much like the Xiaomi Mi Mix. Well, with the small exception that the ZUK Edge is still going to have a bit of a top bezel, probably for an earpiece and selfie cam position.

The rumored phone is no slouch in the specs department as well — a TENAA (regulatory agency) listing has revealed some cutting-edge specs, such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC, 4 GB of RAM, and 32 or 64 GB of storage; and a leaked screenshot even showed us a variant with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory.

Well, now, we have a few photos of it, caught in the wild! Well, allegedly — leaks are still leaks, but then again, there are not that many phones that look like this. From the photos, we can see how the phone's "forehead" really does house an earpiece and a camera, while its "chin" is home to a physical home button, large enough to house a fingerprint scanner, we'd say.

The shots are, of course, with potato-grade quality, but the device still looks pretty impressive with its screen lit — those thin bezels sure look futuristic, don't they? Now, whether this phone will be available in Western markets is not very likely, but hey... Lenovo could possibly transfer the technology to one of its *other* sub-brands in the future. One can dream, right?



source: MyDrivers via AndroidHeadlines

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8 Comments

1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

you know what... that could mean that ZUK sibling (moto) will also reduce bezels... :D lenovo give too much bezels on ZUK's and moto's 2016 flagships :-/

2. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

It's so Galaxious though.

3. golfreak12

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 14, 2015

Now this is about as thin of a bezel phone as I can imagined. The top is just thin enough to house an earpiece and camera. The bottom is just thin enough to house a home button so we can have all screen unlike the Mate series which has onscreen buttons. My only nitpick is the black lines around the screen although its much thinner than the usual Chinese phone. And again this is just nitpick

4. E.Rehan

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 22, 2016

Someone plz come up with a way to get rid of that s**tty black border around the screen. Every ******* phone has them. Current gen phones will look more futuristic just by getting rid of these black borders.

7. skyline88

Posts: 698; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

huawei ***** and xiaomi ***** kind of s***

5. aegislash

Posts: 1514; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Now that is some serious screen to body ratio. I think it's safe to say that 2017 will be the year that we finally say goodbye to unnecessary bezel. Full screen Galaxies, full screen iPhones...the future is looking great.

6. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Looks very LG G2 ish

8. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

Looks like a 6+ incher

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