Lenovo ZUK Edge Killer Feature: Under Glass Fingerprint Home Button with Multiple Gestures Support

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

The features of the upcoming Lenovo ZUK Edge is being consistently teased by Lenovo on Weibo. New details suggest that the Lenovo ZUK Edge will be world’s first smartphone to feature under glass Home button enabled with features like fingerprint reader and support for multiple gestures.

Lenovo ZUK Edge U-Touch Home Button

Lenovo Group Vice President has now confirmed that ZUK Edge will feature an under-glass U-Touch Home button. The U-Touch Home button will not only support usual features like press & fingerprint scanning, but also add new gesture support.


Through a sliding gesture, users will be able to switch between tasks. This new information on the invisible Home button contradicts the Lenovo ZUK Edge leaked photos that have clearly revealed that it sports a rectangular shaped physical Home button below the display.  It is likely that a rectangular shaped Home button may be positioned below the display but may be integrated under the front glass.

In the previous week, Lenovo had teased on its Weibo account that the ZUK Edge would be coming with a screen-to-body ratio of 86.4 percent. The company had also announced that would be powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset.

Related: Lenovo ZUK Edge to Arrive with a Higher Screen-to-Body Ratio Than the Xiaomi Mi Mix?

Lenovo ZUK Edge Specs, Pricing

The Lenovo ZUK Edge is scheduled for unveiling tomorrow. Leaked specs details suggest that the smartphone would be arriving with a 5.5-inch full HD screen flanked with super slim bezels. Its SD 821 processor is expected to be coupled with 6GB of RAM.

Other features of ZUK edge include 64 GB native storage, 13-megapiel and 8-megapixel rear and front cameras, Android 7.0 Nougat OS, USB Type-C and a fast charging enabled 3,000 mAh battery.

Previous leaks have suggested the Lenovo ZUK Edge with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage would be costing CNY 2999 ($431). The 4 GB RAM variant with 64 GB storage would be costing CNY 3299 ($475). Its 6 GB RAM model should be coming with 128 GB of storage and it will be priced at CNY  3699 ($533).

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