Alongside flagship Nubia Z17S, ZTE's sub-brand Nubia has also announced Z17 miniS, a midrange smartphone. The Nubia Z17S is company's flagship smartphone, whereas the Nubia Z17 miniS is the successor of Z17 mini, which was launched earlier this year. It is a flagship device, but its design is nearly 100% copied from another "Chinese", Huawei Honor 9, presented earlier this year. The front panel is covered with glass Gorilla Glass, and it is the same, but already with 3D effect, closes the rear of the housing, while the frame is made of aluminum. The Nubia Z17S comes in two variants - 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage priced at 2999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 29,610 and 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage priced at 3999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 39,510. A 16-megapixel sensor with a secondary 5-megapixel sensor at the front and two 13-megapixel Sony sensors (Monochrome + RGB) with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, and NeoVision 7.0. The device comes with 8GB RAM and is powered by SD835 SoC.
Additionally, the device comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 4.1, and runs Android 7.1 based Nubia UI 5.1. Rs. 30,000) for the 6GB RAM variant and CNY 3,999 (approx. It's called the Nubia Z17 miniS.
As for specs, the Nubia Z17S sports a 5.7-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1080×2040 pixels.
The smartphone is fueled by 2.45GHz octa-core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm processor coupled with the Adreno 540 GPU. The USP on both the smartphones are the two pairs of cameras. The camera has f/1.8 aperture and f/2.0 aperture with dual pixel technology. The rear of Nubia Z17 miniS features a dual 13MP camera. It comes with a 16MP + 5MP front-facing camera. It has a fingerprint sensor at the back and a 3100mAh battery with fast charging pattern. You still get a USB Type-C port but there is no headphone jack on board anymore, unfortunately.