Nubia Z40S Pro with 6.67″ FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, up to 18GB RAM, 1TB storage announced

ZTE’s nubia brand today announced the nubia Z40S Pro, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in China, as the successor to Z40 Pro. It has a  6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz FHD+ AMOLED screen with 0.95mm side frame and the upper frame is 1.46mm. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC with up to 18GB of RAM.

There are triple rear cameras that includes a 64MP main camera with custom Sony IMX787 flagship sensor and offers 35mm equivalent portrait focal length. There is a 50MP 14mm ultrawide camera with macro option  and an 8MP 125mm periscope camera.

It has 3062mm² of ultra-large VC, aerospace-grade micro-nano-cavity graphene phase change temperature chamber, and diamond thermal conductive gel form a double-enclosed structure, which quickly conducts heat in a very short period of time, and the total area of ​​the heat dissipation system is as high as 38387mm².

The phone has an AG glass back, 5000mAh battery with 80W fast charging, and there is a smaller 4600mAh battery with 120W fast charging that can charge up to 100% in 19 minutes. There is also a physical alert slider that lets you launch the camera. It doesn’t have magnetic charging.

nubia Z40S Pro specifications
  • 6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio flexible curved screen with 144Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 10-bit color depth, up to 1000 nits brightness
  • Up to 3.2GHz 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, 18GB 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 Samsung JN1 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 8MP 125mm periscope telephoto lens with OIS, 9x Hybrid Zoom, f/ 3.4 aperture, Laser focus sensor, 8K video recording
  • 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:161.27×73.95×8.05mm; Weight:205g
  • 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 120W fast charging
Pricing and availability

The Nubia Z40S Pro 8GB+128GB costs 3399 yuan (US$ 503 / Rs. 40,230  approx.), 8GB+256GB is priced at 3699 yuan (US$ 547 / Rs. 43,790 approx.), 12GB+256GB costs 3999 yuan (US$ 591 / Rs. 47,345 approx.) and the 12GB+512GB version is priced at 4499 yuan (US$ 665 / Rs. 53,245 approx.).

The Z40S Pro 120W fast charging version 12GB+256GB costs 4299 yuan (US$ 636 / Rs. 50,880 approx.) and whopping 18GB+1TB version 6699 yuan (US$ 991 / Rs. 79,310 approx.). The Ling Cage anime Limited Edition 120W 12GB+256GB model costs, 4699 yuan (US$ 695 / Rs. 55,615 approx.).


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