Nubia today announced the launch of its mid-range flagship, the Nubia Z17 Mini which will feature on amazon on June 12 with registrations opening today on the company's website. The phone will be priced at Rs 19,999.
The ZTE-owned company created a splash in the Indian market last year with the release of the Z11 Mini, which sported one of the best cameras in the segment. Nubia looks to continue the trend offering dual 13 MP rear cameras, this time around using Sony's IMX 258 sensor along with Sony's full-light Mono sensor to allow greater depth in photographs. It also has a 80 degree wide-angle 16MP front camera.
The Z17 Mini's camera offers 16 different modes other than pro and normal modes along with a mono, 3D and times shuttle mode. The selfie camera also comes with as many as 90 different beauty modes. The dual camera set-up will also put the phone in direct competition with the Honor 6x and the
Eric Hu, the head of Nubia India, said unveiling the phone, "We are committed to drive and deliver changes in mobile photography across the globe and in India, with Nubia Z17 Mini we are raising the bar high for a mobile phone camera and are confident that users across India will accept and appreciate the device.”
With a clear emphasis on the camera, the phone also scores well in terms of performance, at least on paper, with a Qualcomm snapdragon 652 processor with 4 GB RAM and a 64 GB of storage. The storage is also expandable upto 200 GB via MicroSD capabilities.
The phone sports a 5.2 inch full HD screen with a 424 ppi, making it plenty sharp for its size. The phone also comes with a 2950 mAh battery capacity and a rear fingerprint scanner. The Z17 Mini will run the company's custom Nubia UI 4.0 based on Android marshmallow.