Chinese electronics and hardware giant Lenovo recently took covers off a new 5G ready version of its flagship smartphone in its home market. While 5G enabled handsets are nothing new, what makes this new handset called the Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G special is that it is widely thought to be the most affordable 5G capable handset currently available anywhere on the planet. In China, the Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G retails for a price of 3,299 Yuan, which translates to around $470 or INR 34,000. The standard 4G variant of the Z6 Pro was launched there earlier this year. In fact, Lenovo also launched the standard 4G version of the Z6 Pro here in India, where the phone comes in a single 8GB+128GB version that is currently priced at around INR 31,000. In China, however, the base version of the 5G variant offers 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage.
Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G: Key features
At the recent launch of the Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G, a Lenovo representative stressed upon the fact that the phone will break through the industry price limit and will help propagate the spread of 5G in the Chinese market. He also confirmed that the Z6 Pro 5G supports all three major Chinese telecom operators, and with support for 5G+4G dual card standby technology, it can use both 4G and 5G SIM cards at the same time. It was also revealed that the phone could offer a peak download speed of up to 2.02Gbps and a theoretical upload speed of 406Mbps.
Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G Specifications, features
The Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G version is near identical to the standard 4G version of the phone as far as the rest of the spec sheet is concerned. It comes powered by the flagship-class Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, which is mated to their own Snapdragon X50 5G modem for 5G connectivity. The phone features a 6.39-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a notch at the top for the 32-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera setup includes a primary 48-megapixel camera with support for OIS, a secondary 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a third 8-megapixel telephoto camera, and a fourth 2-megapixel depth-sensing unit. If that wasn’t all, there is an additional ToF sensor for depth and distance perception.
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