ZTE has just announced a new smartphone called Nubia Z17 Mini in its Nubia series. It features a 5.2 inches 1080×1980 pixels at 424 PPI display. The smartphone comes with two variants, one with 4GB RAM and Snapdragon 652 Processor and another one with 6GB RAM and Snapdragon 653 Processor whereas 64GB built-in storage available on both which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD slot.The handset features a metal unibody design with just 7.45mm thick.
The main 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 Nubia Z17 Mini houses a 2950 mAh battery under the hood to keep the light on. Other connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS, NFC and USB Type-C. Fingerprint sensor also embeds on front. It runs on Android OS 6.0 Nubia 4.0 UI on top.
|Display||5.2 inches 1080×1980 pixels, IPS LCD|
|SIM||Dual, 4G LTE|
|OS||Android 6.0, Marshmallow|
|Chipset||– Snapdragon 652 (4GB RAM Model Only)
– Snapdragon 653 (6GB RAM Model Only)
|CPU||– Octa-core (4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) (4GB RAM Model Only)
– Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) (6GB RAM Model Only)
|Memory||4/6GB RAM, 64GB storage|
|Card Slot||Hybrid, up to 256GB|
|Primary Camera||Dual 13 MP, f/2.2 phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||16 MP, f/2.0, 1080p|
|Battery||2950 mAh, non-removable|
Pricing and Availability
The Nubia Z17 Mini is priced at 1699 yuan (approx. US$246 or 15,886 INR) for the 4GB RAM with Snapdragon 652 version, while the 6GB RAM with Snapdragon 653 version costs 1999 yuan (approx US$289 or 18,700 INR) . It comes in in Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold and Red color options and is available available for pre-order in China and goes on sale starting from April 13, 2017.