ZTE just saw the launch of its Nubia Z18 Mini smartphone some weeks back, and though there were rumors of its bigger version the Nubia Z18 appearing soon, we had heard nothing official yet. And now, alleged real-life photos of the the Nubia Z18 have surfaced online. This leak could be a hint at ZTE launching the device soon. Also Read - Xiaomi may be beaten by ZTE in making first commercially available under-display cameraAlso Read - Xiaomi unveils third-gen under-display camera technology, will launch with 2021 phones
Up until now we had seen a full screen tease, a possible render and some impressive scores on AnTuTu. But now we have a some images of the device which originated on Weibo that have now been removed. Also Read - ZTE Axon 20 5G: First smartphone with under-screen camera to launch on September 1
From what we can see in the images, the ZTE Nubia Z18 seems to feature an Essential Phone-style notch with just the front camera in it. The screen extends to almost the bottom of the device with a negligible chin.
According to the listing on TENAA, the ZTE Nubia Z18 is likely to feature a 24-megapixel + 8-megapixel dual camera setup on the back with an 8-megapixel camera on the front. The 5.99-inch LCD display will have a 1080p+ resolution panel. On the inside, it will probably have a Snapdragon 845 chipset that will run customized Android Oreo 8.1 on 6GB or 8GB RAM with storage options of 64GB or 128GB.
This is a significant upgrade over the Nubia Z18 Mini which had a smaller display and a Snapdragon 660 chipset. It had a 26-megapixel + 5-megapixel camera setup on the back with an 8-megapixel camera on the front.