ZUK Z2 and Z2 Pro to get ZUI 2.5 Android Nougat update by Jan 2017, Z1 to get closed beta soon

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Lenovo’s ZUK at an event in China announced a 600 yuan price cut for the Z2 Pro exclusive version with 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage that was introduced earlier this year. The ZUK Z2 Pro that was introduced for 2699 yuan will now be available for 2099 yuan (US$ 304 / Rs. 20,690 approx.). The ZUK Z2 that was introduced for 1799 yuan has received a 400 yuan price cut and will be available for 1399 yuan (US$ 200 / Rs. 13,790 approx.).

The company also announced ZUI 2.5 update based on Android 7.0 (Nougat). The update will be available for both the Z2 and Z2 Pro smartphones by the Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, which is by January 2017-end. ZUI 2.5 will bring custom lockscreen, info cards for text messages and more new features.


The ZUK Z1 will also get a closed beta by the end of January, but the release date for the final version is not known yet. ZUK said that the Z1 will be the first Snapdragon 801-powered smartphone to get Nougat update officially.

These updates are only for the Chinese versions of the smartphone. No details about Nougat update for the the global version of the Z1 running Cyanogen OS and the latest Lenovo Z2 Plus smartphone that was launched in India recently.

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