Lenovo Z6 Pro, the flagship smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker, was launched in China last month. Now, the company has announced that a low-end device will join the Lenovo Z6 Pro, the Lenovo Z6 Youth Edition. The announcement poster shared by Lenovo executive on Weibo carries the phrase “let the good positioning become accurate”.
Lenovo Z6 Youth Edition
The upcoming Z6 Youth Edition will be super-looking and super-powerful. This is not the first time the Chinese smartphone maker has used similar words to build hype for its smartphone. Interestingly enough, there are hints for people who want to discover innovations by Lenovo beforehand. The accurate positioning could be a hint at the Z6 Youth Edition getting Chinese dual-frequency BeiDou high-precision navigation positioning SoC chip. The high-performance chip, also known as HD8040, is the world’s first multi-system multi-frequency SoC chip supporting the new BeiDou-3 signal system.
BeiDou’s high-precision chip
The HD8040 chip also acts as a Chinese baseband with an RF integrated to it. The chip’s capability of achieving sub-meter positioning accuracy was its key highlights in the case of standard single-point positioning at the time of its launch. It is also capable of achieving a centimeter/millimeter level positioning accuracy under the condition of ground-based enhancement or satellite-based enhancement. Lenovo can use it for the development of its accurate positioning feature.
The exact specifications of the Z6 Youth Edition have not leaked just yet. However, due to its name, it can be a “Lite” version of Z6 Pro. The smartphone could use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 or Snapdragon 700 series mobile platform.