Nubai has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone in China called Nubia Z17. It was announced today at dedicated event held in Beijing.
It has fingerprint sensor at the back and sports uni-body metal design. It has hybrid dual Nano SIM slots of which second slot doubles for MicroSD card.
The mobile has dimensions of 152.6 x 72.38 x 7.6 mm and weighs 173 grams. It has stereo speakers, has IR sensor and is water resistant. It’s IP67 rating allows it to survive under water at 1 meter depth.
It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS with Nubia UI 5.0 on top. It has NeoSmart AI and latest FiT 3.0 (Frame Interactive Technology).
The Nubia Z17 specs include 5.5-Inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The screen offers 96% NTSC color gamut, 450 nits brightness and 403ppi pixel density. There is a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection as well.
Inside is 2.45GHz octa-core Snapdraogn 835 processor (64-bit) with Adreno 540 GPU. It comes with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB UFS 2.1 internal memory and 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage space. It allows further expansion as well.
The cell phone features in 12MP (1.4μm pixel size, 1/2.55-inch CMOS Sensor, F/1.8 Aperture, 0.03 second dual pixel focus) + 23MP (F/2.0 Aperture, 2x optical zoom, 10x dynamic zoom) dual rear cameras coupled with Dual-tone LED flash. On the front side is 16MP selfie shooter with F/2.0 Aperture, 80-degree wide-angle-lens and NeoVision 7.0 camera features.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2×2 MU-MIMO), Bluetooth V4.1, USB type-C, NFC, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou etc.
The Nubia Z17 price starts at 2799 Yuan (US$ 410 / Rs. 26,500) for 6GB RAM / 64GB storage variant and 3399 Yuan (US$ 499 / Rs. 32,200) for 6GB RAM / 128GB storage model. The premium 8GB RAM / 128GB storage version will cost slightly higher at 3999 Yuan (US$ 588 / Rs. 37,850). It comes in Red, Blue, Godl, Black and Black with Gold color options.
Z17 will be available in China from June 6, 2017.