ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini Smartphone Goes Official In China

Posted on Apr 8 2017 - 7:10am by Brad Haddin

ZTE sub-brand Nubia has recently launched its latest Z series smartphone with dual rear cameras, called the ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini at an event in China. The newly arrived smartphone is not exactly a high-end smartphone like the other’s ZTE high-end brand, but this is the company’s budget offering for those people who are looking for a solid phone, and are not planning to break the bank in order to buy. The smartphone will be available in China starting April 13. For now, there is no word whether it makes available in others market yet.


ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini Features

As expected, the ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone features a 5.2 inch Full HD display with the screen resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels and a 2.5D curved glass on top of it. Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on this smartphone, and on top of it, you will get the Nubia UI 4.0 layer.

The smartphone actually comes in two versions: standard edition and higher edition. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (for the standard edition) and 653 (for Higher edition) octa core processor and coupled with the Adreno 510 graphic processor. The standard edition packs a 4GB of RAM, while the higher edition will come with the high speed of 6GB of RAM. The smartphone offers 64GB of built-in storage with the option to expand further with the help of a MicroSD card up to 256GB.

The device features a dual 13 megapixel rear camera set up on the top left side of the smartphone. One comes with a monochrome lens and the other one is RGB lens (Sony’s IMX258 sensor) with the f/2.2 aperture, phase detection, autofocus, and dual LED flash. While on the front, there is a stunning 16 megapixel front facing shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 80 degree wide angle lens.

There is a 2,950 non-removable battery buried inside, and it also comes with support for fast charging feature. The ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini comes in four color options, namely Elegant black, Black with gold, Champagne gold and Gold.

ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini Specs

  • 2 inch Full HD display
  • Resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels
  • 5D curved glass
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa core processor (for the standard edition)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 octa core processor (for Higher edition)
  • 4GB of RAM (for the standard edition)
  • 6GB of RAM (for Higher edition)
  • 64GB of built-in storage
  • Expandable storage: up to 256GB through a MicroSD card
  • Dual 13 megapixel rear camera
  • 16 megapixel front facing shooter
  • 2,950 non-removable battery
  • Color options: Elegant black, Black with gold, Champagne gold and Gold

ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini Price


4GB RAM Model

6GB RAM Model

United States $247 $290
China CNY 1,699 CNY 1,999
UK £198 £233
Europe €231 €272


ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini Release Date

Release Date April 13