The Premium Lenovo Zuk Z1 Smartphone is Coming to Pakistan via Cheezmall

When OnePlus became a hit, Lenovo followed its footsteps to create its own startup, Zuk, which works in a similar manner. Lenovo-backed Zuk released the Z1 late last year and the phone has been a hit both locally in China and internationally. Now, Cheezmall is bringing the phone to Pakistan with freebies that are worth over Rs. 7,000.

Zuk Z1 might not cost as much as a typical flagship phone, but its build quality definitely remind you of a premium phone. The phone comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display in a CNC machined aviation grade aluminum frame which went through 15 procedures and 209 operations. The back is made of a curved glossy plastic material.

Lenovo Zuk Z1
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In terms of specifications, the Z1 boasts a Snapdragon 801 coupled with 3GB of RAM. Zuk chose the Snapdragon 801 because the chipset has none of the problems faced by Qualcomm’s recent processors like 808 or 810.

The phone comes with 64GB of storage eliminating the need of a micro SD card. There’s a humongous 4,100 mAh battery inside the 8.9 mm thin body which should make the phone last for days. The battery can be charged via the bundled 2.5A fast charger, thanks to the use of a USB Type-C port which supports the USB 3.1 standard.

Zuk says that 5 min of charging should be sufficient for 2 hours of calling.

The camera department features a 13MP Sony IMX214 camera, the same one used by OnePlus One, and has Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) as well. There’s an 8MP front facing camera as well.

A unique entry into the mix is the U-Touch key. The button has a built-in fingerprint sensor. It’s of the touch variety, so multiple functions are supported. A simple touch means back, a press translates to home button, double tap can be used to open task switcher and swipes can be used to switch between apps. Those who like the traditional method of operation can use the user-assignable capacitive keys as well.

Zuk chose to go with Cyanogen OS, again, just like the OnePlus One. The phone currently runs version 12.1 based on Lollipop 5.1 but a Marshmallow upgrade is close to release and the beta is already available for download.

Cheezmall will offer some free extras along with the Zuk Z1 on launch day. These are:

  • Free Smartwatch, which typically costs Rs 4,999
  • Free 12GB Zong Internet for 6 months, which usually costs Rs 2,100 (2GB/month)

Zuk Z1

Lenovo Zuk Z1 Specifications:

  • CPU: Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 801
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12.1
  • Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G Dual-SIM
  • Design:
    • Dimensions: 155.7 x 77.3 x 8.9 mm
    • Weight: 175 grams
    • Other: U-Touch Fingerprint Sensor
  • Display: 5.5” with 1080p resolution (401 ppi)
    • Advanced off-screen gesture support
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 3 GB RAM
    • Internal: 64GB
    • Card slot: none
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 13MP with OIS, 2160p(4K) video,720p Slow-mo Video, HDR and Dual tone Flash
    • Secondary: 8MP/1080p
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.1, GPS with GLONASS, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C with 3.1 standard, Dual SIM, FM Radio
  • Battery: 4,100 mAh with 2.5A charger
  • Colours: Space Gray, White
  • Expected Price: Rs 35,000-37,000
  • Availability: CheezMall is planning to launch this phone on Feb 19th, 2016

In short, the phone has everything the OnePlus One offers plus some useful improvements in storage, battery and sensors.

Zuk Z1 will come in two colors, white and space gray. The phone can be ordered from Cheezmall at the link given below and will require 20% payment to be made in advance.

To order yours, head here for Zuk Z1 Pre-Orders.

He is the Editor-in-Chief at ProPakistani. Reach out at aadil.s[at]propakistani.pk


  • The first step taken by Cheezmall to introduce itself as a serious contender in Pakistani e-commerce landscape.

    • Chezmall is chay mall. They still don’t have Xiaomi phones which they created hype for. Their rush hour deals are sooo pathetic and overpriced. There’s nothing one can like about this cheat mall.

      • No comparison of Daraz & Kaymu with cheezmal

        Both are multinational companies and cheezmall is just like assignment project of ecommerce just a domain and copied template from net

  • Awsome Deal I must say, Free Smart watch. Book me First !!!! In market the minimum price of such phone is 45k

  • Wese aaj koi bakwas nahee kara hai cheezmall khilaaf, Lagta hai cheezmall ka massive launch or ye offer dekh kar kaymu daraz walon ki band hogyee hai. Becharon ka infinix ab kon lega, Smart watch mera khyal hai ab unko bhi deni chaye cheezmall nay standard rakh dia hai boss

  • Cheezmall wese es bar bhi bazi legya sab per, I must say tough time dedia hai or sath sath wakhta daldia hai sabko.

  • Wese mei kabhi comment nahee karti lekin ab mei majboor hogye hu likhney k liye, past kuj dino se mene dekha hai k kuj khas loag cheezmall k khilaf bakwas kerty rahey, mei bhi samjhi k shyd wo sahee hai, but now I must say k wo sab fake hai. abhi bhi meney dekha kuj loag lagywe hai lekin atleast ab mei fakhar se kehsakti hu k Pakistan mey atleast ek website to aaei jo fake ni sab genuine bechti hai or jo un sab ko saee tough time deri hai or majboor kregi ab k wo gand na bechein or jo dikhatay hai atleast woi bechein. Pakistani Online market is really revolving and revolutionised soon by cheezmall.com. My all support is with them. Heads off. Good luck cheezmall

  • Cheezmall.com is no doubt No1 online website of Pakistan because ye do namberian ni kerty daraz kaymu ki tarha. Here are some of the images that I am sharing. I bought the following items and enki quality ney mjhe cheezmall.com ka na sirf dewana banaya hai balkay online shopping per dubara trust kerna bhi sikha dia hai. Ye earphone mene 99 Rs k liye and shirt ka to poochein hi mat. poore pakistan me ye shirts mojood nahee hai eskay ander Fur lagiwi hai. 2499 k boots hai or kam se kam es quality k Rs 15000 k milrey hai market se. Cheezmall.com I am in love with you and I request you please en burei comments per na jana because ye sab fake hai jo daraz kaymu nay banae we hai. Kaam to ker ni sakty sirf ghatia batein e likhni aati hai. I beg you please you are the last hoe of online shopping in Pakistan please meri tarha or awam ka bhi trust online shopping per le aao. may cheezmall.com flourish in pakistan and dushmano ka moo kala jo k hona shuru bhi hogeya hai

  • Cheezmall is the best mall I must say now because meney khud bhi personally enka launch visit kia hai or mje kehna prega k Lahore ko poorey rock kerdia hai, let me also share some of the images I have,

  • Roxen and QB Performance made the event unforgettable. Also The presentation on Ecommerce in the world by Alibaba Guy made my Day !

  • O bhai humne dekhlia tha live aaya tha city 49 per or aglay sara din jis channel per lagao news aati rahi hai tume invite kerlia hai to zada khush na ho k jese hume kujh bhi ni pata event ka :P. Kher apart from all event wqaee acha tha poori university mey aglay din cheezmall cheezmall hora tha.

    • hahahah yeah they have only 1 employee who had multiple id

      khokhay pe afford thori kar sakte hain iss se zaida

        • I can sense your happiness first time aik phone jo sale kar rahay hain its just like “khusrain kar bacha hoya te chum chum maar deta” lolzzz

  • Dont lie .where is evidence
    have u ever know alibaba

    cheezmall looks like result of any school assignment of a teenager

    they even dont know how to run eshop

  • hAHAHAH LOOK YAR RONDI KI INTEHA, YAHEE SE SAAF ZAHIR HOGYA K FAKE NAME BNAKR POSTING HOREE HAI. HENSE PROVED K ES SE PEHLY SARI BAKWAS YEI RONDU DARAZ KAYMU WALE KERTY THAY. TABHI TO YE HAL HOGYA HAI K DARAZ FOR SALE HO CHUKA HAI

  • Agreed. Cheezmall Rocks ! No doubt about it or daraz kaymu rote hi rahengy hmesha. Kam to hota nahee fake Ids banakr bechare bakwas hi kersakty hai. tabhi to For Sale per baat agyee hai becharon ki

  • in all the ages since it launched … cheezmall has been pathetically slow and morbid in bringing phones from china !

    i believe they should have done a better job. atm they are shambolic !

    take nothing away from ZUK tho , a v.exciting venture launched in 2015 … the Z2 is said to be even more beastly !

    Z1 is a good phone if you’re not concerned with the 801 being 32 bit and the phone itself being a 5-6 month old release.

  • CheezMall mobile brand WileyFox le kr ae in Pakistan to manu, UAE and Mideast mn PKR 14,000 Rs ka WileyFox Swift mlta ha, jo k Asia and Turkey mn 2nd Generation Android One device bhi ha. CheezMall be the first, please bring WileyFox Swift to Pakistan at better price and discount offers.

  • CheezMall is run by very amateur people. Ordered Zuk Z1 in space gray colour on 18th July. I received “White Colour” on 29th. Logged complaint same day and till date haven’t received the ordered colour. Icing the cake, their courier company BlueEx picked the white phone on 11th August and today (16th August) I have been told that BlueEx says they didn’t pick the product. They have money, they have the phone, and I am left with prayers to get either my money or the phone (I will prefer getting back money). Terrible shopping experience. It was of much convenience to order the phone from China and get NOC from PTA for custom clearance. May Allah be with the people buying from CheezMall.

  • Thanks for the news :)
    Nomu mobile has recently launched 3 smartphones models and they poted perfect video on youtube of Nomu Mobile Toughness and IP68 Water-proof Test Collection.


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