Cyanogen Gets New Hardware Partner: ZUK Z1 To Run On Cyanogen OS 12.1

The Lenovo’s ZUK might turn transparent display phones into reality very soon as ZUK confirms its partnership with Cyanogen to make international sales of the compelling new mid-range ZUK Z1. Announced its collaboration with Cyanogen, Z1 will evidently run on the latest Cyanogen 12.1 OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

The Lenovo-backed startup ZUK has announced rather spec-packed ZUK Z1 now be available with Cyanogen OS 12.1 as it has officially unveiled its partnership with Cyanogen. The move will certainly allow ZUK to preload Cynaogen OS 12.1 on the international variant of the ZUK Z1.

The sub-brand of Lenovo, ZUK introduced Z1 with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is powered by a tested Snapdragon 801 (Quad core; clocked at 2.5GHz), along with 3GB of LPPDR3 RAM and 64GB internal storage (non-expandable). With 13MP main Sony IMX214 camera with LED Flash, and 8MP Selfie shooter is also found. Thank’s to the large 4,100 mAh battery on the phone, which features a fingerprint scanner and USB Type-C port that would offer up to 10 times faster data transfer compared to USB 2.0. The OnePlus 2 utilizes a USB 3.1 in its implementaion. Supports 4G LTE and garnered with aircraft-grade aluminum metal frame.

International press conference of ZUK Z1 is scheduled on August 21st in Shenzhen,  China. The Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships and Distribution for Cyanogen, Vikram Natarajan will attend the conference to strengthen the partnership between two manufacturers. Stay tuned!