Lenovo ZUK Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Specs, Features, & More

Lenovo has taken the local mobile market by storm, once again. Introducing a new ZUK model, Lenovo has caught everyone’s attention. The reason behind this hype is ZUK Edge’s features and specs, which are a direct hit to rival Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge. Not just that, the price factor is a major add-on to ZUK, which is almost half the price of S7 Edge.

Here is a comparison of both models:

ZUK Edge vs. Galaxy S7 Edge

ZUK Edge

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2016, December
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2017, January
BODY Dimensions 142.9 x 74.5 x 7.7 mm (5.63 x 2.93 x 0.30 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~78.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
– ZUI 2.5
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
CPU Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 530
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features 1.3 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes
Secondary 8 MP, f/2.2, 1/4″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio To be confirmed
USB v3.1, Type-C reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate, altimeter
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery
MISC Colors: Ceramic White, Titanium Black

 

Price

ZUK Edge is priced roughly at PKR 22,500.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

 

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2016, February
Status Available. Released 2016, March
BODY Dimensions 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)- IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16Mcolors
Size 5.5 inches (~76.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 PPI pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
– Always-on display- TouchWiz UI- Curved edge screen
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 8890 Octa
CPU Quad-core (2×2.15 GHzKryo& 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 530Mali-T880 MP12
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
Features 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., check quality
Secondary 5 MP, 1/4.1″ sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– 24-bit/192kHz audio- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)- ANT+ support- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation- OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player- Photo/video editor- Document editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 27 h (3G)
Music play Up to 74 h
MISC Colors Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
SAR US 1.17 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.26 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)
Price group 9/10
TESTS Performance Basemark OS II: 2107 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 2050Basemark X: 28480
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.439 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 71dB
Audio quality Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -92.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 98h