Nubia Z17S Launched In China With Bezel-Less Display And Four Cameras

Joanna Estrada
October 12, 2017

ZTE's Nubia Z17S & Nubia-Z17 miniS, the other two smartphones with a four-camera structure and many other finest specs. While the main setup remains unchanged with the 12 MP + 23 MP combo, there are now two cameras on the front, both featuring 5 MP sensors. ZTE Nubia Z17S is the company's new flagship, and comes with top-of-the-line specifications, and can be expected to compete with the likes of other premium smartphones from Apple, Samsung, and LG.

First up, the powerful flagship Nubia Z17S features an octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 8GB of RAM. Out of the two sensors used for the phone's primary camera setup, the 12-megapixel sensor (Sony IMX362) has an aperture of f/1.8 and an individual pixel size of 1.4µm. On the front, there are two 5-megapixel camera sensors with f/2.2 aperture and an 80-degree wide-angle lens. The dual-SIM phone runs Android Nougat-based Nubia UI and supports 4G LTE connectivity as also USB Type-C for charging and data syncing.

The Nubia Z17S carries a generous 5.73-inch display covering 96 percent of the NTSC color gamut and offering a resolution of 2,040 x 1,080.

The 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model of Nubia Z17S is priced at 2,999 Yuan, while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs 3,999 Yuan.

Coming to Nubia Z17 miniS, it is the successor of Z17 mini.

In terms of battery, the handset packs a 3100mAh battery and comes with USB Type-C port and supports up to 26W flash charge.

While the Nubia Z17S starts at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs 30,000) the Nubia Z17 miniS will be available at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs 20,000). Both the phones will be available for buying in China from October 19.

The Nubia Z17 miniS comes with a 5.2-inch full-HD display with curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The display is covered by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top for added protection. The battery is also new - now it has 3,200 mAh capacity which is a 10% increase from the original Z17 mini. There's 64GB inbuilt storage, and it supports dual-SIM. The camera comes with one monochrome and one RGB sensor and is also capable of video-recording. A fingerprint sensor implanted in the home button. Compared to the original Z17 mini, the Z17 miniS comes with Android Nougat 7.1, instead of Marshmallow. Connectivity features onboard include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port, NFC, and Global Positioning System.

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