Everyone is jumping on the dual camera bandwagon and we will probably see this feature in even low-end devices in coming months. While we await the likes of Huawei, Samsung and Apple to release their big flagships in a couple of weeks, Nubia Malaysia has brought into the country the Z17 mini which also sports dual lenses for its primary camera The brand incidentally also currently has the world most popular football star Cristiano Ronaldo as its brand ambassador.
The ZTE manufactured device is managed and marketed by local distributor ExMobile who also carry various other brands under their portfolio, for the Z17 mini the strategy has been to start with preorder starting today till end of the month with the units available for pick up from September 4th onward. Priced at RM1699 for those opting to book in advance will receive a RM100 off and get up to RM500 in gifts and prizes. Including a leather case worth RM199, a protection plan against damage worth RM299.
The Nubia Z17 Mini has a recognizable rounded dual lens on the top left side corner on the back with 13 megapixel Sony lenses, one for monochrome and the other for colour. While we have the full review of the phone coming up in PC.com September issue, the main character of the camera during our tests do show great results and delivered as advertised.
Below are the specifications:
Operation System: nubia UI 4.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display Size: 5.2 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) | 424ppi | Corning Gorilla Glass
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8976 (652) Octa-Core 64 bit
RAM: 6 GB
Internal Storage: 128 GB; expandable up to 200 GB with microSD card
Rear Camera: Dual Camera (13 MP Monochrome + 13 MP RGB) | Sony IMX258 sensors | Sapphire Glass Protective Lens | F2.2 aperture
Front Camera: 16 MP | 80° Wide Angle | 5P Lens | F2.0 aperture
Battery: 2,950 mAh