Lenovo Reveals September UAE Launch For New VIBE Z2 Pro Smartphone

The new device comes with a 6-inch screen and a 16MP rear camera and offers several photography features.



Chinese firm Lenovo announced that it will launch the latest smartphone in its flagship VIBE series, the Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro, in the UAE and Saudi Arabia this September.

No details were disclosed about the phone’s pricing in the region.

The VIBE Z2 Pro includes a 6-inch screen with 2K resolution, a 16MP rear camera with image stabilisation and 4K videos. The device also comes with a range of photography features and allows for low-light shooting, zero shutter lag, manual shooting settings and an HDR-ready SNAPit camera app.

The device runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor and includes 3GB of onboard memory.

It will also offer access to apps such as SHAREit, SYNCit and SEEit Gallery – SHAREit is an alternative for wireless content sharing, SYNCit can be used to back up user’s data to the cloud, while SEEit Gallery is an photo management tool featuring one-touch editing capability.

Measuring 7.7mm with a metallic brushed-weave design, the dual-SIM phone is targeted at discerning, tech-savvy consumers, Lenovo said in a statement.

The Chinese firm first introduced its smartphone range in the UAE and Saudi Arabia last year with six new models. It has since launched several new models in the region including the Vibe X and its first LTE smartphone, the Lenovo Vibe Z.

According to a recent report by IDC, Lenovo’s global smartphone marketshare increased by 38.7 per cent to 5.4 per cent during the second quarter of 2014, up from 4.7 per cent during the same period last year. The number of units shipped grew to 15.8 million, up from 11.4 million in Q2 2013.