ZTE is China-based multinational telecommunications equipment and Systems Company founded in 1985; 32 years ago by Hóu Wéiguì, who is current chairman of the company. ZTE in China is one of the top five largest Smartphone manufacturers. ZTE mainly sells the products under its name and is also an OEM. Three business units were operated by ZTE which are carrier networks (54%), terminals (29%) and telecommunication (17%). ZTE’s main products are the optical transmission, exchange, wireless, access, and mobile phones; data telecommunications gear and telecommunications software. It also offers products that provide VAS (value-added services) such as streaming media and video on demand. It has been given the largest number of patent applications globally, in two back to back years (2011 and 2012), which is the first for a Chinese company to do so.
ZTE Nubia Z17 Specifications:
It is expected that ZTE Nubia Z17 will support Qualcomm Quick Charge 4. It is said that it would be the world’s first phone to use the quick charge 4, and it will recharge the full battery in about 50 minutes. ZTE Nubia Z17 said that Quick Charge 4 is 30 percent more efficient and 15 percent faster charging speed that its previous quick charge 3.
Recently companies are paying attention to develop their own AI (artificial intelligence). Apple and Google already have Siri and the Google Assistant respectively, Samsung and Panasonic working on Bixby and Arbo respectively, Huawei also has his own AI and now it is time for ZTE to do something similar.
Design & Body dimensions:
There are many rumors on the design of ZTE Nubia Z17 one of them is that this phone might have curved corners and vertically arranged dual cameras at the back and curvier phone with dual curved display up front. Fingerprint sensor lies just below the camera. The display is rumored to be 2.5 D curve glass coating on top.
Body dimensions of Nubia Z17 might be 152.6 x 72.4 x 7.6 mm (6.01 x 2.85 x 0.30 in) and weight will be 173 g (6.10 oz). It will be Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
It is expected that ZTE Nubia Z17 might have IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (16M colors), the screen size of 5.5 inches (~74.7% screen-to-body ratio), resolutions of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~403 PPI pixel density) with multi-touch and protection of Corning Gorilla Glass (version not specified).
It is expected that the ZTE Nubia Z17 will run on latest Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), the most recent chipset of Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 with Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) Central Processing Unit and Adreno 540 GPU.
This ZTE Nubia Z17 might be available in two variants of memory i.e. 6 GB RAM and 8GB RAM. In 6 GB variant internal might be 64/128 GB and in 8 GB variant, internal memory might be 128 GB. There is no option of expanding the memory no card slot.
Rumors are that Nubia Z17 Features with the dual primary camera of 12 MP+ 23 MP with f/1.8, f/2.0, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, phase detection autofocus and 2x optical zoom. Features 1/2.55″ sensor sizes, 1.4 µm pixel size, HDR, panorama, geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection in camera. Video recording up to 2160p@30fps and secondary camera might be of 16 MP (f/2.0).
Other connectivity which might be available in Nubia Z17 will be WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, DLNA, hotspot, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct), Bluetooth (4.1, A2DP, LE), GPS (with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), NFC, Infrared port (for remote), USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go.
The sensors which will feature in Nubia Z17 are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), compass, accelerometer, gyro, and proximity.
Battery and color:
The battery of this device might be Non-removable Li-Po 3200 mAh battery with Fast Battery Charging that can charge 50% in 25 min (Quick Charge 4.0). This device might be available in Obsidian Black, Solar Gold, Flame Red, Aurora Blue, and Black Gold.
Price and launch date:
The expected Nubia Z17 Launch in China will be at last of June 2017, and Nubia Z17 Launch Price might be around $ 411 (Roughly Rs 26500) for 6 GB RAM variant and $ 500 (Roughly Rs 32000) for 8 GB RAM variant.