Lenovo-backed phone has reversible USB 3.0 and a big battery

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Following the LeTV “Superphones” and the OnePlus 2, here’s yet another Chinese smartphone that supports the reversible USB Type-C port; except this time, we’re going beyond USB 2.0 speeds. The Android device we’re looking at here is dubbed the Z1, which is the first product by Lenovo-backed startup ZUK (pronounced “z-u-k”) to compete with affordable online brands like Xiaomi, Smartisan, Meizu, and Huawei’s Honor range. The competitive 1,799 yuan or $280 price point is of no surprise in today’s market, but what stands out here is the presence of both USB Type-C and USB 3.0 (orUSB 3.1 Gen 1) specs, which is a first for smartphones. To be exact, the Z1 boasts a USB data rate of up to 500 MB/s or 10 times that of USB 2.0, which comes in handy for its 64GB of internal storage.

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