Published: Fri, October 13, 2017
Electronics | By Jesus Weaver

Nubia Z17S Hands On and Photo Gallery

Nubia Z17S Hands On and Photo Gallery

Nubia, the famous Chinese smartphone maker launches two news devices in their homeland with features which are mostly seen in the premium flagship smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, LG V30 and iPhone X. The Nubia Z17S and Z17 miniS will be available in China from October 19th and one can preorder them starting from today.

The 5.73-inch LTPS screen on the Nubia Z17S has a FHD+ resolution (2040×1080 pixels), and it covers 96% of the NTSC colour space. The display takes 90.36% of the front panel.

Design wise, the Nubia Z17S comes built with 7 series aviation grade aluminium alloy frame with a bezel-less display, 3D glass on the back and rounded corners, giving it an overall premium outlook. Under the hood, the device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 Octa-core SoC, paired with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot (up to 128 GB).

On the software side of things, the Nubia Z17 miniS comes running Android Nougat out of the box with the company's custom skin Nubia UI 5.1 on top. Both the smartphones feature on-screen navigation buttons and a fingerprint scanner for biometric security (Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner on the Nubia Z17S model and Front-mounted fingerprint scanner on the Nubia Z17 miniS model). The device does not support microSD expansion.

So as you can see the device is a ideal mixture of powerful specs and good hardware. Battery on the Nubia Z17S is 3100 mAh. Besides, the Nubia Z17 miniS comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.

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On the front, the device sports a 16MP primary camera with an 80-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, along with a 5MP secondary with f/2.2 aperture.

Coming to the camera department, the Nubia Z17 miniS features a dual camera setup at both the front and the back.

The Nubia Z17 miniS is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor with Adreno 510 GPU, 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Much like the bigger and more powerful variant, the Nubia Z17 mini S comes in black and blue. The display is covered with a scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass protection.

For cameras, It features a dual 13MP + 13MP rear cameras with monochrome + RGB sensors. It operates on Nubia UI 5.0 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. The handset measures 147.46 x 72.69 x 8.5 mm and weighs 170 grams. It's a dual-SIM smartphone, and is also equipped with dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and NFC.

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