Nubia Z40 Pro with 6.67″ FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, up to 16GB RAM, 35mm lens, magnetic charging announced

ZTE’s nubia brand just announced the nubia Z40 Pro, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in China, as it had promised. It retains the 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz FHD+ AMOLED screen from the predecessor, but this has Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with up to 16GB of RAM, triple rear cameras the includes a 64MP main camera with custom Sony IMX787 flagship sensor and offers 35mm equivalent portrait focal length. There is a 50MP ultrawide camera and an 8MP periscope camera.

The phone Multi-dimensional cooling system that includes heat dissipation  area up to 35,000mm² that includes Liquid cooling, VC soaking plate and several layers of graphite sheet. The phone has an AG glass back, 5000mAh battery with 80W fast charging, and there is a special edition with a smaller 4600mAh battery, but this includes the world’s first Android magnetic wireless charging tech at 15W and 66W wired charging.

nubia Z40 Pro specifications

  • 6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio flexible curved screen with 144Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 10-bit color depth
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
  • 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM with 1TB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Android 12 with MyOS 12
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 64MP primary camera with LED flash, f/1.6 aperture, Sony IMX787 sensor, OIS, 35mm lens, 50MP 116° ultrawide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP periscope telephoto lens with OIS, 9x Hybrid Zoom, f/ 3.4 aperture, Laser focus sensor
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Dual smart PA, Stereo dual speakers, DTS: X Ultra
  • Dimensions:161.93×72.89×8.46mm; Weight:199g
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (Typical) battery with 80W fast charging / 4600mAh (Typical) battery with 66W fast charging, 15W magnetic wireless charging

The nubia Z40 Pro comes in Interstellar Black and Galaxy Silver colours, pricing as follows.

  • Z40 Pro 8GB + 128GB – 3399 yuan (US$ 538 / Rs. 40,540)
  • Z40 Pro 8GB + 256GB – 3699 yuan (US$ 585 / Rs. 44,110)
  • Z40 Pro 12GB + 256GB – 3999 yuan (US$ 633 / Rs. 47,725)
  • Z40 Pro 12GB + 512GB – 4499 yuan (US$ 712 / Rs. 53,690)
  • Z40 Pro Special Edition 12GB + 256GB – 4299 yuan (US$ 680 / Rs. 51,305)
  • Z40 Pro Special Edition 16GB + 1TB – 5999 yuan (US$ 950 / Rs. 71,555)
  • Magnetic charger 15W – 119 yuan (US$ 18.8 / Rs. 1,420 approx.)
  • Magnetic Car charger 15W- 169 yuan (US$ 26 / Rs. 2,015 approx.)
  • Magnetic Charging 1000mAh Power Bank 15W + 20WPD – 249 yuan (US$ 39 / Rs. 2,970 approx.)

The phone is available to order from today and will go on sale in China from March 2nd.


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