ZTE launched Nubia Z17 Mini in the month of June 2017 which is another GSM phone in the medium price range. The phone has been named as ‘Mini’ because it is a smaller version of ZTE Nubia Z17. The Mini version is slightly smaller in size compared to the Z17 which was also launched the same month.
Z17 Mini is a dual SIM smartphone and is available in different colors like Gold Black, Elegant Black, Champagne Gold, and Red. Like the other ZTE smartphones, Z17 Mini is also selfie-centric device.
Being smaller in size than its predecessor, Z17 Mini is 5.78 x 2.85 x 0.30 in dimensions and weighs only 155 gms. This makes the phone lighter than other ZTE devices. The screen is of LCD capacitive touchscreen with a diagonal width of 5.2 inches which makes a vibrant display, and the same is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. Having been an LCD display, the resolution it hosts is 1080*1920 pixels which gives amazing display quality while streaming videos or playing games.
The rear side panel of the phone is covered with not so glossy panel which does not allow the device to slip from your hands. The phone is sleek and can be held easily in hand. The screen to body ratio is 69.9%, and it is of standard size. Over the edges, the surrounded metallic rim gives an impressive look. The phone has a dual camera on the back panel and fingerprint scanner in the middle of the rear side.
Nubia Z17 Mini is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core processor along with Snapdragon 652 chipset which gives a lag-free performance to the user. It works on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The phone hosts dual SIM where both the slots are of nano type and are enabled to support 4G with VoLTE.
The internal memory of the Z17 Mini is 64GB, and the same can be expanded using one of the card slots to the extent of 200GB which adds ample space to the user. The phone is available in two variants, i.e. Standard Edition and High edition. Standard edition hosts 4GB of RAM whereas the High Edition hosts 6GB of RAM. Both the versions allow multitasking with ease. There is a slight variation in the pricing of the two variants.
ZTE is concentrated in manufacturing selfie-centric smartphones in order to move with the trend. Nubia Z17 Mini is shelled with a primary camera of 13 megapixels which is mounted on the rear side whereas the front shooter is that of 16 megapixels. The rear shooter is accompanied with dual LED flash to get the perfect clicks even in low lighting conditions. It also encompasses geo-tagging, face detection and touch focus features. The video recording can be done easily by using the primary camera at a framerate of 30fps. The selfie camera being high in resolution gives beautiful selfies and also enables HQ video calling.
The phone also has a loudspeaker and a 3.5mm jack that gives digital sound quality.
Nubia Z17 Mini is fuelled with non-removable Li-Po 2950 mAh battery capacity. Though the battery capacity is not sufficient to last when used extensively, the phone is empowered to provide fast battery charging service. That means with few minutes of charging your Z17 mini is ready to use again.
When describing the connectivity options, Nubia Z17 Mini supports 4G internet connectivity in its both SIM slots. It provides connectivity with Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio, WLAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot and USB with Type-C.
It is mounted with a fingerprint sensor on the rear side, and the other internal sensors include an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, etc.
ZTE’s latest Z17 Mini has been liked by the consumers for its superior performance. But like any other product, Nubia Z17 Mini has its own pros and cons which are shared as follows:WHAT WE LIKED