At an occasion in Beijing, ZTE brand Nubia has revealed its latest premium offering – the Nubia Z17. The cell phone’s huge highlights are its double camera setup at the back, Snapdragon 835 SoC, Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and being the first cell phone with support for Qualcomm’s recently reported Quick Charge 4+. The Nubia Z17 is evaluated beginning at CNY 2,799 (generally Rs. 26,400).
The Nubia Z17 has been launched in three variations – the first one has a 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage and it is evaluated at CNY 2,799 (generally Rs. 26,400), the second one is with 6GB RAM/128GB storage and is valued at CNY 3,399 (generally Rs. 32,100), and the top-end one is with 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage and is estimated at CNY 3,999 (generally Rs. 37,700).
Coming to design, the Nubia Z17 has been launched in as many as five colour choices – Aurora Blue, Black Gold, Obsidian Black, Solar Gold, and Flame Red. There are no bezels on the left and right edge of the cell phone, however the top and bottom chin has bezels to support sensors, front camera, and more. The cell phone is seen sporting a sleek metal unibody with a double camera setup at the back and a fingerprint sensor in the middle. The volume and power buttons are both housed on the right edge of the cell phone.
As for specifications, the Nubia Z17 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat based on Nubia 5.0 UI. The cell phone highlights a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS LCD display, and is controlled by the latest Snapdragon 835 octa-center processor paired with Adreno 540 GPU. The double camera consists of one 23-megapixel and one 13-megapixel lens that support 2x optical zoom, 10x dynamic zoom, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash support, and more. At the front, there is a 16-megapixel sensor for selfies and video talks.
The Nubia Z17 packs a 3200mAh battery, and is the first to support Quick Charge 4+ which means that the cell phone can be charged to 50 percent in only 20 minutes. Furthermore, there is additionally a feature called NeoPower 3.0 that has been presented. It essentially suspends unnecessary background processors amping up battery life to up to 2.4 days in one single charge. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Infrared port, and USB Type-C port. The dimensions measure at 152.6×72.4×7.6mm, and the cell phone weighs 173 grams.