ZTE's Nubia Z17S & Nubia-Z17 miniS launched with 3D glass finish

Ken Copeland
October 14, 2017

Nubia, the famous Chinese smartphone maker launches two news devices in their homeland with features which are mostly seen in the premium flagship smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, LG V30 and iPhone X. The Nubia Z17S and Z17 miniS will be available in China from October 19th and one can preorder them starting from today. Out of the box, the handset runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Nubia UI 5.1 on the top.

The Nubia Z17S featuring 6 GB RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage is priced at CNY 2,999 (INR 30,000) and the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB onboard flash storage is priced at CNY 3,999 (INR 40,000). Both the new smartphones come equipped with four cameras-two rear-facing sensors and two front-facing sensors, which are also their main highlight. Under the hood, the device has a 3100mAh battery which can charge up to 50% in just 25 minutes. One more smartphone is upcoming from Nubia and it will be called the Nubia Z17s. The latest Nubia smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 octa-core chip. The rear camera setup is comprised of two 13MP Sony IMX258 sensors with f/2.2 aperture. The screen has an aspect ratio of about 17:9 and sports DCI-P3 wide colour gamut, with colour saturation of 96 percent. It comes with Fingerprint sensor.

The Nubia Z17S is the more powerful of the two offerings from the company. On the camera side, the Nubia Z17 miniS has a 13MP+13MP camera on the back, which is a RGB and Monochrome sensor combination. The Nubia Z17S will be sold in two storage variants, one 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and the other, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

The Mini S is available in Deep Blue, Aegean Blue, and Black Gold. It has 12MP+23MP shooter at the back while on the front it has 5MP+5MP combo snappers.

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The phone features a compact 5.2-inch Full HD screen. As you can assume from the name, it's a trimmed down variant of the Nubia Z17S.

On the front, the device sports a 16MP primary camera with an 80-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, along with a 5MP secondary with f/2.2 aperture.

The Nubia Z17S will go on sale in China on October 19th with a price tag of CNY2,999 ($455) for 6GB/64GB version and CNY3,999 ($607) for 8GB/128GB model.

In terms of connectivity, the dual-SIM-supported Nubia Z17 miniS offers 4G voLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz & 5.0GHz), Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS/A-GPS/Glonass, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB-Type C port for superfast charging and other.

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