ZTE’s Nubia Z11 mini announced
Nubia, a ZTE sub-brand, has unveiled a new smartphone and its focus is in the photography segment.
The Nubia Z11 mini sports a 5-inch full HD display (not sure how this became mini) topped with a 2.5D glass and is powered by the latest Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with an Adreno 405 GPU. There’s 3GB of RAM and a generous 64GB internal storage.
The smartphone is serious with its photography features. Its main camera is a 16-megapixel Sony IMX298 sensor which is also found in Xiaomi Mi 5) with a f/2.0 lens, phase-detection autofocus and “3D noise reduction.” There’s RAW DNG shooting mode and high ISO of 12,800. Although, the video capability is limited to just 1080p. For selfies, it has an 8-megapixel camera with a large 1.4µm pixels and 80° lens.
Software-wise, there’s the aging Android 5.1 Lollipop on board. Battery capacity is at 2800mAh and has a fingerprint scanner on its back.
Nubia Z11 mini specifications:
5-inch IPS LCD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 441ppi
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor
64GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 200GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
16-megapixel Sony IMX298 sensor rear camera w/ LED flash
8-megapixel front-facing camera
Dual SIM / Dual standby
Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, dual-band
GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS
2800mAh non-removable battery
Android 5.1 Lollipop
141.4 x 70 x 8 mm
The Nubia Z11 mini will go on sale in China this month on Jingdong Mall, an online commerce site, for CNY 1,500 or roughly Php 10,700.