The ZUK Edge might be one of the cheapest Snapdragon 821-powered phones at $390

The ZUK Edge might be one of the cheapest Snapdragon 821-powered phones at $390
With phone releases nowadays, not much is kept secret anymore. Specs, images, and prices are leaked so frequently that it's hard to be surprised by the launch of a new device anymore. The Lenovo ZUK Edge is a phone that we've been hearing quite a bit about over the past few days, and although we've learned pretty much all there is to know about the phone, it's shaping up to be a pretty incredible budget offering.

One of the biggest draws for the ZUK Edge is expected to be its near bezel-less display. Similar to that of the Xiaomi Mi Mix, the ZUK Edge showcased it's extremely thin bezels in a few leaked photos that surfaced back in late November, and in addition to the phone's wonderful lack of bezels, the specs it's packing inside are also shaping up to be quite promising. The ZUK Edge is expected to ship with the Snapdragon 821 CPU, 4 or 6GB or RAM, and 32, 64, or 128GB of internal storage.

The ZUK Edge might be one of the cheapest Snapdragon 821-powered phones at $390

Today, an official press render leaked for the handset, and it shows off the phone in an eye-catching white/gold color variant. This render also reinforces the near bezel-less design of the ZUK Edge. On top of the new press render, a number for the phone's price has also popped up. If this report turns out to be true, the ZUK Edge will feature a price tag of just CNY 2,699. That equates to around $390 USD, and this would make the ZUK Edge one of the cheapest phones running the Snapdragon 821 chipset.

It's been confirmed that the phone will launch sometime next week, and although a release in Western markets is highly unlikely, our readers over in the East sure do have a pretty incredible handset to look forward to.

The ZUK Edge might be one of the cheapest Snapdragon 821-powered phones at $390
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10 Comments

1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Mi5s is cheaper

2. UglyFrank

Posts: 2188; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Note the 'one of' in the title

3. Joms_US

Posts: 200; Member since: Oct 02, 2016

Why wait, you can get Le Pro 3 now for $299. Better than OP3T or mi5S+

5. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

the user interface and software optimization is way behind OP3T, hence the discounted price due to low demand.

9. fyah_king unregistered

Got my pro 3 for $249 and loving it. My only negative are the speakers. They just aint loud enough.

11. Joms_US

Posts: 200; Member since: Oct 02, 2016

Did you enable Dolby Atmos? It will make a huge difference.

4. mike2959

Posts: 692; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Le Pro 3 display and battery are terrible.

6. deezwhut

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 21, 2016

What are you basing your opinion on? As a le pro 3 owner, no they aren't. Screen is fine and battery life is actually very good.

7. Joms_US

Posts: 200; Member since: Oct 02, 2016

Terrible? Have you used one? OP3T won't touch the battery longevity of LP3. Speedtest? I've seen two videos where OP3T lost to LP3 LoL. Spending $140 more for a mere Dev support is a worthless decision one would ever make. Even Pixel with the latest and greatest mobile OS is a joke in comparison.

10. fyah_king unregistered

You must be talking about the Le s3.lol the pro 3 battery life is amazing. 7hrs of sot is terrible? Lol

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