ZTE has launched its latest smartphone — Nubia Z17, at an even in Beijing, China. The company, which says is focused on cell phone photography, also claims to have used the development in this smartphone. It is also the very smartphone to be powered by the best charging technology, Quick Charge 4+, debuted by Qualcomm today.
The highlight of the Nubia Z17 is the rear dual camera system. It comprises 1.4um pixel size and f/1.8 aperture lenses with resolutions of 12MP and 23MP respectively.
Powered with the 1/2.55-inch flagship CMOS sensor, 0.03s ultra-fast focusing speed, AI technology and the NeoVision 7.0 image search engine, the Z17 is claimed to be able to generate gorgeous photos under all conditions.
The camera’s hybrid 2X zoom-in mode provides a solution for taking night shots. The phone also supports remote synchronization with Wi-Fi, 3D photos, and macro shots.
The Nubia Z17 is also the first waterproof phone from the company. The phone, with a bezel-less screen, is made of a ‘sophisticated glass metal material’ that combines the robustness of metal and the smoothness of glass, and the body is up to 98 percent metal.
The phone comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
The Nubia Z17 runs on the latest Nubia UI 5.0 system and exclusive NeoSmart system, based on AI technology, to learn and predict users’ behavior. However, it is not revealed on which version of Android the Nubia UI 5.0 is based on. The phone has a fingerprint sensor at the back.
It is powered by a 3200mAh high-density battery cell and NeoPower 3.0 power saving system. The company says that the device can provide battery life up to 2.4 days. Its NeoCharge quick charging technology is based on QC4+ from Qualcomm, making it the first phone to have QuickCharge 4+. The technology can charge a battery to 50 percent of its full capacity within 20 minutes.
The 8GB+128GB model of Nubia Z17 will sell for RMB 3999 (about US$588). It will be available in aurora blue, black gold, obsidian black, solar gold, and flame red colors.