ZTE brand Nubia has just launched the Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone at an event in China. The Nubia Z17 Mini features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D Curved Glass Display. It comes in two variants including one with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor along with 4GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 chipset along with 6GB of RAM. Both variants of the smartphone comes with 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 200GB via microSD card.
The main highlight of the smartphone is its dual 13-megapixel rear cameras, one with monochrome lens and the other one with RGB lens. It offers ultra-fast focus and supports aperture adjustment from f/1.0 to f/16.0. On the front, there’s a 16-megapixel camera with 80-degree wide-angle lens for taking selfies. It sports a metal unibody design and comes with a fingerprint sensor located on the back panel.
The device runs Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and packs a 2950mAh battery that supports fast charging technology. Connectivity options includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, USB Type-C & GPS.
Nubia Z17 Mini Specifications:
- Display: 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D Curved Glass Display
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 / 653 processor, Adreno 510 GPU
- RAM and Storage: 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 200GB)
- Camera: 13MP (Monochrome) + 13MP (RGB) Dual Rear cameras with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, Sony IMX258 sensor, OIS, support 4K video recording and a 16MP Front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 80-Degree wide-angle lens
- OS: Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Battery: 2950mAh battery with fast charging technology
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, USB Type-C, GPS
- Dimensions: 146.65×72.5×7.45 mm and weighs 155 grams
The Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone has been priced at CNY 1,699 (US$ 246 / Rs. 16,000 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with Snapdragon 652 variant, while the 6GB RAM with Snapdragon 653 variant costs CNY 1,999 (US$ 289 / Rs. 18,000 approx). It comes in Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold and Red colour options and will go on sale from April 13th in China. As of now, there’s no word on whether the smartphone will make it to the indian market.