Nubia, ZTE's smartphone brand, has officially announced the Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone at an event in China. It is the latest smartphone in the ‘Z' series of the Nubia devices.

Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone comes with a 5.2-inch full HD screen with 1080p resolution and 2.5D curved glass display. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 652 / 653 processor, 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.It runs on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS and Nubia UI 4.0 on top of it.

Nubia Z17 Mini : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Availability and Price

The most highlighted feature of Nubia Z17 Mini smartphone is the dual 13-megapixel rear cameras. Just like the recent Huawei P10 and P10 Plus smartphones, Nubia Z17 Mini comes with the combination of a monochrome lens for black-and-white photography and a RGB sensor for capturing color images. Its claimed to come with a faster 0.1 seconds focusing time and it also supports aperture adjustment from f/1.0 to f/16.0.

On the front side, there is a 16-megapixel camera with 80-degree wide-angle lens provided for taking selfies and making video calls. Nubia Z17 Mini sports a metal unibody design and a fingerprint sensor.

The complete list of all hardware specs and features of Nubia Z17 Mini are given below.

Nubia Z17 Mini : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- 4G LTE Capability

- Hybrid Dual SIM, Uses SIM 2 Slot as microSD Card Slot

- 5.2-inch Full HD LTPS IPS LCD Screen with 1080 x 1920 Pixels Resolution and 424 PPI

- Corning Gorilla Glass

- Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Processor with 4 GB of RAM

- Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 653 Processor with 6 GB of RAM

- Adreno 510 GPU

- 64 GB Internal Memory

- 2.5D Curved Glass Display

- 6 GB of RAM

- microSD Card Support up to 256 GB

- 13 MP Dual Rear Camera with Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Tone Dual-LED Flash, 1/3" Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Optical Image Stabilization

- 4K Video Recording

- 16 MP Front-facing Camera with 1080p Full HD Video Recording

- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS

- nubia UI 4.0

- 2,950 mAh Non-removable Lithium-Polymer Battery with Fast Charging

- DTS Sound Enhancement

- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Hotspot, WiFi Direct, DLNA

- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE


- FM Radio


- USB Type-C

- Magnetic Compass, Gyro, Fingerprint Scanner, Accelerometer and Proximity Sensors

- 146.7 x 72.5 x 7.5 mm Dimensions

- 155 g

Nubia Z17 Mini will be available in Elegant Black, Black with Gold, Champagne Gold and Red color options. The price of Nubia Z17 Mini is US$ 246 for Snapdragon 652 variant with 4GB RAM and the 6GB RAM version with it Snapdragon 653 will be available for US$ 289.

Nubia Z17 Mini will be available in China from 13th April and currently under pre-order phase. In Europe, India and other regions, Nubia Z17 Mini will be available by the end of May, 2017.