On the 12th of October the latest smartphone by Nubia has been released in China: the Nubia Z17S. Nubia enthusiasts can already pre-order the smartphone in China and it is expected to be found in stores on the 19th of October.

Specs and features of Nubia Z17S

The new smartphone is released in two variants with different RAM and internal storage limits. The device has a 5.7-inch display (96% of the NTSC color gamut) and a 2,040 x 1,080 resolution, protected by Gorilla Glass. Internal features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with 64-bit cores and Adreno 540 GPU.

Buyers can choose from the 6 GB of LPDDR4X RAM together with 64GB of UFS 2.1 memory model or the 8GB of RA and 128GB of storage space one.

The device has a dual-camera setup with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and another 23-megapixel Sony IMX318 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash. Another addition is the back panel made of glass, much similar to Samsung’s Galaxy 8. There are two front-facing sensors with f/2.2 aperture and 79.9-degree lens.

Prices and other features

The Nubia Z17S has a TAS2555 smart amplifier with 7.1 channel DTS audio, 4 G LTE, Wi0Fi 802 and Bluetooth 4.1 Users will have no trouble connecting to the virtual world with those connectivity features. The device is available in black with gold inserts or blue and it costs 455$ for the 6 RAM and 606$ for the 8GB of RAM model.

Unfortunately, it is highly unlikely that the phone will ever become available in the West or outside China.

The latest Nubia smartphone has been certified by TENAA (China’s FCC) under the Nubia NX595J model number. The powerful specifications make the device very attractive.