Nubia Z17S with 5.73-inch full-screen display, Snapdragon 835, 8GB RAM, dual front and rear cameras announced

Nubia Z17S

ZTE’s nubia brand just announced Nubia Z17S, the company’s flagship smartphone in China. It has a 5.73-inch FHD+ full-screen display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor and runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) with Nubia UI 5.1. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture,0.03 second dual pixel focus, 1.4μm pixel size along with a secondary 23-megapixel secondary camera for 2x optical zoom and background blur, similar to the Z17. 

Nubia Z17S

It also has dual 5-megapixel front-facing cameras. It is made of  7 series aviation grade aluminum alloy frame and 3D glass back that uses Corning Gorilla Glass protection with rounded corners. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back the can unlock the phone in 0.1 seconds and packs a 3100mAh battery with support for 26W fast charging that can charge the phone up to 50% in 25 minutes.

Nubia Z17S

Nubia Z17S specifications

  • 5.73-inch (2040×1080 pixels) Full HD+ LTPS display with 96% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 2.45GHz 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

The Nubia Z17S comes in Black and Blue colors, is priced at 2999 yuan (US$ 455 / Rs. 29,610 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 3999 yuan (US$ 607 / Rs. 39,510 approx.). It is available for order starting today and goes on sale from October 19th in China.


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