Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has launched its latest high-end model and looking at the Nubia Z7's specifications it's clear the new model aims to compete at the very top of the market. The Nubia comes with a 13MP imaging sensor in its camera module, and while no information on sensor size has been released we're assuming that it's a 1/3-inch variant. Light is captured through a lens with an F2.0 maximum aperture and an optical image stabilization system is available for keeping things steady in low light. The Dual-LED flash should ensure pleasant white balance in flash captures and at the front a 5MP camera provides enough pixels for the occasional selfie.
Images can be viewed and composed on a 5.5-inch QHD-display with the stunning density of 538 ppi. Android 4.4.2 and the Nubia 2.0 UI are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Soc and 3GB of RAM. 32GB built-in storage provide plenty of space for images and video but unfortunately there is no micoSD-slot for expansion.
The dual-SIM connectivity will be useful for travelers and users of more than one network and at 3,000mAh the battery has a decent amount of capacity, too. The Nubia 7 is currently priced at CNY 3,450 (approximately US$550) but no information about availability and pricing outside China has been given yet.
For those who don't want to invest quite as much money in their device ZTE has launched two more version of the Nubia Z7. The Nubia Z7 Max is pretty much identical to the Z7 but comes with a standard 1080p screen resolution, 2GB of RAM and no optical image stabilization. The third new device, the Z7 Mini takes the Max versions's specs and reduces the screen size to 5-inches.
- 13MP Sony Exmor BSI CMOS Sensor
- F2.0 Aperture
- Optical Image Stabilization
- Dual-LED (dual-tone) Flash
- 4K video
- 5MP front camera
- 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 pixel (QHD) display (538ppi)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, quad-core 2.5 GHz
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB storage
- Android 4.4.2
- 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery
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