Nubia z17 with 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 835, 8 GB RAM announced

Nubia brand by ZTE announced the company’s latest smartphone in China. Let us have a detailed look at its specifications.

Nubia z17 Specifications


The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full HD display at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with 96 % NTSC color gamut, 450 nits brightness and is protected by Corning Gorilla glass protection.


It is powered by 2.45GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm processor with Adreno 540 GPU and runs on Nubia UI 5.0 which is based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box.


The device comes with 8 GB RAM – 128 GB ROM and 6 GB RAM – 64 GB / 128 GB ROM storage variants. The internal memory can be expanded using the microSD card.

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The camera department hosts 12-megapixel primary camera with 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.55″ CMOS sensor, dual-tone LED flash, secondary 23MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens.

Connectivity and Sensors

The mobile is equipped with fingerprint and Infrared sensors on board besides supporting 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C connectivity features.

Battery and Dimensions

The smartphone packs a 3200 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 charging technology and weighs 173 grams with 152.60×72.38×7.6 mm size measurements.

Price and Availability

Nubia Z17 will be available in Solar Gold, Flame Red, Obsidian Black, Black Gold and Aurora Blue colors at 2799 yuan (US$ 411 / Rs. 26,490 approx.), 3399 yuan (US$ 499 / Rs. 32,170 approx.) and 3999 yuan (US$ 587 / Rs. 37850 approx.) for 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and the top-end 8GB RAM with 128GB storage versions respectively.

It is currently available for pre-order and will go on sale from June 6th in China.

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