Nubia has launched a limited-edition model of its recently launched Z17 mini smartphone. The device is priced at Rs 21,499, and comes with 128GB storage and 6GB of RAM. The limited edition smartphone will go on sale starting tomorrow via Amazon India. It will be available in Aurora Blue and black colors. In June, nubia launched the 64GB variant with 4GB of RAM, which is priced at Rs 19,999.
In terms of design, the smartphone comes with a metal unibody design, and flaunts a sleek form factor. The device sports a fingerprint sensor at the back, and at the front it comes with a red circular haptic home button. The highlight of the nubia Z17 mini is the dual-camera setup at the back. This includes a pair of 13-megapixel snappers – one is used for clicking photos in RGB, while the other in monochrome. nubia Z17 Mini camera offers sixteen different shooting modes, including pro, normal mode, Mono, 3D, and Times shuttle to name a few.
Nubia Z17 mini specifications, features
The nubia Z17 mini sports a 5.2-inch full HD display with a pixel density of 442ppi, and Gorilla Glass protection on top. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset. The 128GB internal storage can be further expanded up to 200GB. The smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel front camera with 90 beauty filters. ALSO READ: Nubia Z17 Mini review: A good dual-camera smartphone on budget
The rest of the specifications include a 2,950mAh battery with fast charging support, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots (hybrid setup), 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. However, one unfortunate thing is that the smartphone still runs on Android Marshmallow-based NeoVision 6.0 out-of-the-box.
While the nubia Z17 mini is the first dual-camera smartphone in the company’s portfolio, it will face tough competition from the likes of Coolpad Cool Play 6, Lenovo K8 Note and Honor 6X. ALSO READ: Lenovo K8 Note to Oppo F3: Smartphones with dual cameras under Rs 20,000
Priced at Rs 14,999, the Cool Play 6 sports a pair of 13-megapixel dual-camera at the rear, with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, and dual-tone LED flash. The Lenovo K8 Note, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 12,999. It comes with a combination of 13-megapixel primary sensor and 5-megapixel depth sensor at the back. The camera capture depth-of-field information for Bokeh effect. Honor 6X is priced at Rs 12,999, and it sports a 12-megapixel sensor to capture photos, and a 12-megapixel secondary sensor to capture depth information.