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Lenovo Z5 Gets Android 9.0 Pie Based ZUI10 Beta Update

In June 2018, Lenovo launched the all-new Lenovo Z5 smartphone in China. The device comes with a gradient finish body and packs decent specifications. Also, the company priced the device very aggressively at just CNY 1399 for the base variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It was then launched with Android 8.1 Oreo-based ZUI 4.0. Later the company also launched the Lenovo Z5s and Lenovo Z5 Pro smartphones with even better hardware.

Today, the company has started rolling the Android 9.0 Pie Beta (ZUI 10.5.221) update for the Lenovo Z5 users in China. The changelog also confirmed the device to get an all-new ZUI10 user interface. Lenovo also introduced a new face recognition technology which will be more accurate and faster to unlock. However, the users need to set up the facial recognition once the device gets updates to the latest beta version.

Talking about the ZUI10, the new UI brings 4D U-touch gestures, magic input box, PIP mode for videos, and few more features. Users can customize the 4D U-gestures to access their favorite apps with a unique gesture. Coming to the system optimizations, the Lenovo Z5 now supports extreme power saving mode during nights. Also, users can now set face unlock to open specific apps. The camera can now recognize the calories by scanning the food.

The company also added more options to customize the home screen layout. Even the control center in the notification panel also got updated new UI with the new ZUI 10 update.  The Lenovo Z5 comes with a 6.2-inch notch display with Full HD+ (2246 x 1080 pixels) resolution and is powered by 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor. It sports 16MP + 8MP dual camera setup on the rear and an 8MP single front camera for selfies.

At the MWC 2019, Lenovo has officially confirmed to launch the Lenovo Z6 Pro smartphone in June this year. It will come powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and also support 5G technology. We can also expect the company to launch the Lenovo Z6 as the successor to Lenovo Z5 in the coming months. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details!

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