Nubia, a subsidiary brand of ZTE has launched a new smartphone Nubia Z17 Mini in China, it is the latest model in the Z Series.
The key highlight of the smartphone is its dual 13-megapixel rear cameras, one with monochrome lens and the other one with RGB lens, offering crisp shots. It has ultra fast focus in 0.1 seconds and supports aperture adjustment from f/1.0 to f/16.0. It also has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with 80-degree wide-angle lens.
The phone packs a 5.2-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 / 653 processor, has a unibody metal design and is just 7.45mm thick. Nubia Z17 Mini comes with 4 & 6 GB RAM options and 64GB internal storage which can also be expanded.
The phone packs a 2950 mAh battery which supports fast charging. The fingerprint scanner sits in the rear of the device, just above the Nubia branding. Additionally, Z17 Mini also supports 4G VoLTE, NFC and comes with a USB Type-C port.
Nubia Z17 Mini Colors, Pricing & Availability
The Nubia Z17 Mini comes in Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold and Red colors and is priced at 1699 yuan (US$ 246 / 16,000 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with Snapdragon 652 version, while the 6GB RAM with Snapdragon 653 version costs 1999 yuan (US$ 289 / 18830 approx.) . It is now available on the 13th April at 10 am on the Nubia’s official website, offline stores, and on Jingdong.
The Nubia Z17 Mini is not Nubia’s first dual camera phone, the Nubia M2 gets that title. We can’t tell which one takes better pictures but we hope to provide a comparison in future.
Nubia Z17 Mini Specifications
|Display||5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1500:1 contrast ratio, 85% NTSC color gamut.|
|Camera||Rear – 13MP (monochrome) + 13MP (RGB) Dual cameras with Sony IMX258 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, OIS, 4K video recording|
Front- 16MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens
|Processor||Snapdragon 652 / 653 processor|
|GPU||Adreno 510 GPU|
|Storage||64 GB, expandable up to 128GB microSD|
|Battery||2950mAh battery with fast charging|
|Features||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, USB Type-C, Fingerprint sensor|
|Dimensions||146.65×72.5×7.45mm, Weight- 155g|
|OS||Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Nubia UI 4.0|
|Color||Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold, and Red|
|Price||4GB /Snapdragon 652 - 1699 yuan (US$ 246 / 16,000 approx.)|
6GB /Snapdragon 653 - 1999 yuan (US$ 289 / 18830 approx.)