Is ZUK making a comeback with a smartphone which has a transparent rear panel?

ZUK phone

Lenovo’s sub-brand ZUK was known for making affordable flagship phones with all the trending features. The sub-brand stopped manufacturing phones a few years ago. However, rumours have been flowing all over about its comeback in the smartphone market. 

Today, a new image has been spotted on Weibo and it shows a revolutionary transparent back panel on a phone. The device is speculated to be an offering by ZUK as it is making a comeback in April. The phone in this image has a textured and transparent back with a single rear camera. 

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In the absence of a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, we can safely assume that the home button on the phone will act as one. Recently Chang Cheng, the CEO of ZUK, posted a picture of a phone with Lenovo’s branding. But the phone in that image had a metallic rear panel, unlike the one that we have here. 

You must note that the phone with the transparent back might just be a prototype and not the actual (complete) design.


Chang Cheng is also the Vice-President of Lenovo and he sifted to the MBG (Mobile Business Group) China just a few days ago. Product organization, research and development will be led by him and people are guessing that all this is being done for the return of ZUK smartphones.

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The phone in the image looks quite different than what we are used to seeing. If ZUK is actually planning to release this phone, it could be a game-changer in the world of smartphones.

Do you like the transparent design of this phone? Is ZUK seriously returning? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

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