After announcing Nubia Z17 — the first smartphone to have QuickCharge 4+ technology, ZTE has today launched Nubia Z17 Mini in India. The smartphone, priced at ₹19,999, will be available exclusively on Amazon India from June 12.
The Nubia Z17 Mini comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display, with a pixel density of 424 ppi and is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass on top. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 paired with 4GB of RAM and an internal storage of 64GB. The storage can further be expanded up to 200GB using a microSD card.
On the camera front, the phone includes a dual-lens primary camera module with 13 megapixel Sony Monochrome sensor along with a 13-megapixel RGB sensor. It offers f/2.2 aperture and is protected with a sapphire glass lens.
There is a refocus feature that will allow users to shoot the picture first and then refocus later with a minimal loss in quality. The front-facing camera is a 16-megapixel sensor with 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture, and 80-degree wide angle lens.
It runs on Nubia UI 4.0 which is based on the Android Marshmallow. There is no information about the planned update to Android Nougat or the upcoming Android O version. The phone is powered by a 2,950 mAh non-removable battery pack. As of connectivity options, the Nubia Z17 Mini offers WiFi 802.11 b/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS.
Commenting on the launch, Eric Hu, Country Head, Nubia India, said,
Nubia is committed to setting new performance standards with every product and inspire creative expression of India’s next generation. We are committed to drive and deliver changes in mobile photography across the globe and in India, with Nubia Z17 mini we are raising the bar high for a mobile phone camera and are confident that users across India will accept and appreciate the device.
Earlier this month, the company launched Nubia Z17 smartphone in China with a focus on cellphone photography. It comes with a dual rear-camera system, comprising lenses with resolutions of 12MP and 23MP. It has a 5.5-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 835 processor, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.