zuk z1

  1. DroidModderX

    The New ZUK Edge Is Sexy!

    ZUK is the company that was successful enough in their smartphone manufacturing they were acquired by Lenovo who has decided to let them operate independently in the same way Honor operates independently of Huawei. The ZUK Z1 was one of the few flagships that ran CyanogeOS out of the box, and it...
  2. DroidModderX

    Sandalwood Zuk Z1 Announced

    Zuk released one of my favorite sub $300 phones last year in the Zuk Z1. It wasn't one of my favorites because of the build quality, or even because of the specs. I loved the Z1 because it shipped from the factory running CyanogenOS. It is also a super developer friendly phone which you won't...
  3. DroidModderX

    Official CM13 Nightlies Arrive For The Zuk Z1

    A few months ago I got to spend some time with the Zuk Z1. Zuk was an independent OEM that was doing such a great job with mobile development that Lenovo took interest and eventually bought them. Now they are Zuk by Lenovo. The Z1 is their latest flagship device. It is actually a pretty popular...
  4. DroidModderX

    Installing TWRP On The Lenovo Zuk Z1

    I have had the privilege of using the Zuk Z1 for the past few weeks. For a plastic budget phone this device is super sturdy and doesn't look or feel cheap. The best part is that this phone runs CyanogenOS natively. CyanogenOS is pretty great. It performs well and battery life is great. You also...
  5. DroidModderX

    Bootloader Unlocking The Lenovo ZUK Z1

    Unlocking the Bootloader on most phones is normally pretty simple. It simply requires that you boot the phone into fastboot and then run the "oem unlock" command. That won't work with the Zuk Z1. The reason for this is that the device does not show up as a fastboot device. You have to specifiy...
  6. DroidModderX

    TWRP Recovery Available For The ZUK Z1 by Lenovo

    Lenovo has recently decided to give the phone business over to Motorola. Motorola will be designing all future Lenovo phones, but the last few Lenovo built phones have not been awful. I actually really enjoyed my tie with the Lenovo K3 Note. Of course I could not stand the skin overlay they...