ZTE Announces Nubia Z17S And Nubia Z17 miniS

ZTE fulfilled its promise and has unveiled two new smartphones today. The rumoured Nubia Z17s as well as the Z17 miniS are now official and available for pre-order. The former starts at 1,999 yuan or $300, while the latter starts at 2,999 yuan or $450. Both models will go on sale on October 19 in China.

The flagship Z17S model features a beautiful 5.73-inch FHD+ display that is powered by an Snapdragon 835 processor and a 3,100 mAh battery. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 23-megapixel camera for 2x optical zoom and background blur.

The Z17 miniS model comes with a smaller 5.2-inch display and Snapdragon 653, but it has a bigger 3,200 mAh battery. It also has dual rear and front camera setup with 13 MP and 16/5MP sensors.

Nubia Z17S specifications

  • 73-inch (2040×1080 pixels) Full HD+ LTPS display with 96% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 45GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm processor with 710MHz Adreno 540 GPU
  • 8GBLPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Nubia UI 5.1
  • Dual SIM
  • 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX362 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.55″ CMOS sensor, dual-tone LED flash, secondary 23MP camera with Sony IMX318 sensor, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP + 5MP dual front-facing cameras with f/2.2 aperture, 79.9-degree wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • TAS2555 smart Amplifier, 7.1 channel DTS audio
  • Dimensions: 147.46×72.68×8.5 mm; Weight: 170g
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3100mAh battery with fast charging

Nubia Z17 miniS specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, 85% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 653 processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with Nubia UI 5.0
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP (monochrome) + 13MP (RGB) dual rear cameras with Sony IMX258 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, OIS, 4K video recording
  • 16MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens, secondary 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 5mm audio jack, AW87319 amplifier chip, DTS audio
  • Dimensions: 147.5 × 71.2 × 7.6mm; Weight: 155g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3200mAh battery