As expected, ZTE s nubia brand today launched a new smartphone in its Z series, called nubia Z17 mini. The new nubia Z17 mini is currently restricted to the Chinese market, and it is set to go on sale from April 13. Prices for the new smartphone start from RMB 1,699, which comes up to approximately Rs 16,000. As you would expect, there s currently no word on whether the nubia Z17 mini will come to India. Also Read - Nubia Red Magic 7 to likely join Xiaomi 12 series, OnePlus 10 ProAlso Read - ZTE Axon 30 5G with under-display camera set to launch globally in September
In line with earlier reports, the nubia Z17 mini s USP is the dual-camera setup at the back. This setup includes a pair of 13-megapixel snappers one clicking photos in RGB and the other in monochrome. The two photos are then combined resulting in a sharp and detailed photo. A similar setup is included in smartphones like the Honor 8, Alcatel Flash, Micromax Dual 5, and the Huawei P10 to name a few. For selfie lovers, there s a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with 80-degree wide-angle lens. Also Read - ZTE Axon 30 5G launched with next-gen under-display camera: Price, specifications
Nubia Z17 mini price
The nubia Z17 mini has been launched in two variants. The base model costs RMB 1,699 and features a Snapdragon 652 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. The higher model, on the other hand, is priced at RMB 1,999 (approximately Rs 18,800), and features a Snapdragon 653 SoC paired with 6GB RAM. The smartphone will be going on sale in China from April 13.
Nubia Z17 mini specifications, features
As far as the specifications are concerned, the nubia Z17 mini flaunts a 5.2-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass on top. The internal storage can be expanded using a microSD card.
The rest of the specifications include a fingerprint sensor, 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. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow-based Nubia UI 4.0.