ZTE has now launched its Nubia Z17 Mini in China. The main highlight of the smartphone lies in the dual camera found on the rear. The Nubia Z17 Mini is currently available for pre-orders in China and will go on sale starting April 13th, 2017.
The Nubia Z17 Mini has a 5.2-inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS LCD display. This panel promises an 85% NTSC color gamut and has a 2.5D Curved Glass for protection. As for the design, the Nubia Z17 Mini comes in a metal unibody design that bears two horizontal antenna lines. Underneath the hood, the Nubia Z17 Mini boasts the age old Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core chip with Adreno 510 GPU.
The Qualcomm chip on the inside is clubbed with 4GB RAM and 64GB of on board storage. There’s also a 6GB RAM variant of the smartphone that comes with Snapdragon 653 chip. With that said, the USP of the Nubia Z17 Mini lies in the adjustable aperture dual rear camera setup. The dual camera consists of two 13MP f/2.2 Sony IMX258 sensors. Among these, one of the sensors shoots in monochrome while the other in RGB. Interestingly, ZTE claims that its rear camera setup supports aperture adjustment between f/1.0 to f/16.0. Apart from that, the Nubia Z17 Mini comes with a 16MP front camera.
The Nubia Z17 Mini also comes with a Fingerprint Sensor located on the rear. The smartphone is powered by a 2,950mAh battery with fast charging. Besides, the device features NFC and USB Type-C port.
The latest smartphone from Nubia comes in a range of color options including Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold and Red colors. As for the price, the cheaper 4GB RAM variant is marked at 1699 Yuan (Rs 16,150/$246 approx.) whereas the 6GB unit comes at 1999 Yuan (Rs 18,850/$289 approx.)
Nubia Z17 Mini Specifications
- 5.2-inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS Display with 85% NTSC gamut and 2.5D Curved Glass
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 652/653 octa core processor with Adreno 510 GPU
- 4GB/6GB RAM
- 64GB Internal Storage
- Dual 13MP + 13MP f/2.2 Rear Camera with Sony IMX258 Sensor and dual LED Flash
- 16MP Front Camera
- 2,950mAh Battery with Fast Charging via USB Type C
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Android Nougat 7.1 with Nubia UI