The Nubia Z17 is among the earliest smartphones which features impressive specs such as 8GB of RAM, Snapdragon 835 together with 23MP and 12MP dual-lens camera.
Despite being a rather infamous brand, Nubia – the electronics company in China has been gradually widening its market into Europe and US by selling its midrange and flagship smartphones. The Nubia Z11- the flagship of last year had a dimensional design and top-notch features which was a bit cheaper than similar products such as Samsung Galaxy S7 or the LG G5. In 2017, the company come back with the introduction of the Nubia Z17.
Except for the new water-resistant capability added to the new flagship, the design seems to remain the same with the previous one. As for the front, the device has a 5.5-inch FHD display with slight bezels to the sides and the familiar home button. One of the new features is the selfie camera which upgrades from 8 MP sensor to a 16 MP, featuring f/2.0 aperture along with 80-degree wide angle capabilities. As for the back, the smartphone has an extremely elegant design as owning its single-slit antenna design. There are now two lenses for the camera at the back.
One feature that’s worth looking at is what’s powering the smartphone. Nubia Z17 is among the first devices using Snapdragon 835 with 8GB of RAM. Additionally, with the support of a power-saving 1080p screen and 3,200 mAh battery, you will be comfortable to use your phone all day without bringing a charger to anywhere you go.
Unluckily, the Nubia Z17 also has some definite downsides. The 3.5mm headphone jack, which is loved the most by users, as well as the microSD expansion have been removed. Therefore, if you want to have one, there will be another way which is to get 128GB version and a pair of Bluetooth headphones.
Concerning price, the 6GB + 64GB version will price at 2799 Yuan or about $410. The 6GB + 128 GB’s price tag is 3399 Yuan or about $500. The biggest variant – 8GB + 128 GB will cost you 3999 Yuan or $590. All available versions will be on sale from June 6.