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Lenovo Z5 Pro


Lenovo Z5 Pro
Lenovo Z5 Pro (Z Smartphone Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 8 x 2.2 GHz, Kryo 360
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
6.39 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 403 PPI, capacitive multi-touch screen, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
, 64GB or 128GB, 107 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: USB Type C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, accelerometer, USB-C, OTG, Miracast, WiFi-Calling, VoLTE
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, TD-LTE: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41 (2555-2655MHz) FDD-LTE: B1 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B5 / B8 TD-SCDMA: B34 / B39 GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.3 x 155.1 x 73 ( = 0.37 x 6.11 x 2.87 in)
3350 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 16 MPix Dual: 16MP (f/1.8, 1/2.6", 1.22µm) + 24MP (1/2.8", 0.9µm), Camera2 API level: Legacy
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix Dual: 16MP (f/2.2) + 8MP, Camera2 API level: Legacy
Additional features
Speakers: single speaker, Keyboard: virtual, modular CN power supply, USB cable, 3.5-mm audio jack, ZUI 10, 24 Months Warranty, LTE Cat.6 (300 Mbps/50 Mbps), DRM Widevine: L3, fanless
210 g ( = 7.41 oz / 0.46 pounds), Power Supply: 71 g ( = 2.5 oz / 0.16 pounds)
300 Euro


Price comparison

Average Score: 81.8% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 61%, features: 45%, display: 83% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Lenovo Z5 Pro

85.4% Lenovo Z5 Pro Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The Z5 Pro is Lenovo's interpretation of a slider smartphone and the manufacturer's response to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and Honor Magic 2. Unlike these two competitors, Lenovo has positioned its Z5 Pro in the mid-range price segment. Find out in our detailed review whether importing this Lenovo phone is a good idea despite one large faux pas.
80% Lenovo Z5 Pro Review: The Budget Slider Phone
Source: Tech Advisor English version
If you can get past the complicated Chinese setup, the Lenovo Z5 Pro is a cracking phone at around £300. It has the design and many of the features of the flagships, along with one of the best mid-range processors on the market. Unfortunately audio and photography let it down.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Lenovo Z5 Pro: Recensione In Anteprima Del Telefono Con Display All-Screen
Source: Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Trên tay Lenovo Z5 Pro: Màn hình trượt, vân tay dưới màn hình, 4 camera
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN version
Positive: Impressive design; fast fingerprint sensor; great cameras; nice design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2018


Model: The Lenovo Z5 Pro is a mid-range smartphone with a manual slider selfie camera on the back. It is a premium smartphone with flagship features and comes with the latest trending features, which includes a slider mechanism design, 95.06 % screen-to-body ratio, an in-display fingerprint sensor scanner and many others. The Lenovo Z5 Pro is one of the cheapest sliding smartphones out there. Lenovo not only understands the interest, but is also looking for budget market share. The smartphone measures 155.12 x 73.04 x 9.30 mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 210.00 grams. It was launched in Ceramic Black color. The handset has an in-display fingerprint sensor and Face Unlock ID with an IR scanner. Equipped with a 6.39-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 1,080 x 2,340 pixels resolution from Samsung which also features an on-screen fingerprint scanner, the Z5 Pro is running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor alongside 6 GB of RAM and a dedicated security chip from NXP. Its AI game acceleration mode can throttle CPU, GPU and memory performance while playing games on the device. According to Lenovo, the Z5 Pro offers a screen-to-body ratio of 95.06 percent and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The HDR 10 compliant AMOLED display is embedded with the fifth-generation photo-electric under-display fingerprint sensor. The display has the latest 19.5:9 aspects ratio.

For the main camera, the phone uses a dual-camera setup with a 16 MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 24 MP sensor. It offers an AI Super Night Scene mode and AI Super Video Shooting. To take a selfie photo, users must slide the back part of the phone to reveal a 16 MP + 8 MP sensor and also an infrared sensor for face recognition system. The dual front camera comes with some additional features like HDR and FHD video capturing at 30 fps. The Lenovo smartphone is powered with a non-removable 3,350 mAh Li-Po battery, which luckily supports fast battery charging. Dolby Atmos is also supported through both speakers of the smartphone. The device is benefited with some connectivity option like Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC, micro USB 2.0, a reversible Type-C 1.0 connector, USB-OT, but unluckily no 3.5 mm audio jack. The IntelliGo AI chip present on the device can significantly reduce noise during phone calls. As a conclusion, the Lenovo Z5 Pro offers a slider experience on a budget. It comes with a good camera and performance which is reasonable for the price tag. The Z5 Pro is suitable for users who like the new slider feature on a budget.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 616: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 710) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. According to Qualcomm up to 30% faster than the previous generation (Adreno 512 in the Snapdragon 660). Supports DirectX11_1, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 710: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2.2 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving cores) and a rather slow Adreno 616 GPU. Manufactured in a modern 10 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.

81.8%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-20 (Update: 2018-11-20)