ZTE Nubia Z18 with Snapdragon 845 Launched in China

ZTE Nubia Z18 with Snapdragon 845 Launched in China

ZTE Nubia Z18 with Snapdragon 845 Launched in China

by September 5, 2018

ZTE Nubia Z18Chinese handset maker ZTE had recently teased its upcoming smartphone Nubia Z18 via Weibo (Chinese micro-blogging site) and now company has officially launched the phone in its hometown China. One of the highlights of the device is that it has an impressive 91.8% screen-to-body ratio.

ZTE Nubia Z18 Pricing and Availability:

The ZTE Nubia Z18 is already available with pre-order in China at a starting price of CNY 2,799 (roughly $410 and Rs. 29,400) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The middle variant i.e. 8GB RAM + 128GB storage comes with a price tag of CNY 3,299 (roughly $483 and Rs. 34,600). There’s also a special Starry Night variant priced at CNY 3,599 (roughly $527 and Rs. 37,800). It is still not clear if the phone will be launched outside of China.

ZTE Nubia Z18 Display, Software and Hardware Configurations:

The ZTE Nubia Z18 runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system-based Nubia UI 6.0 out of the box and is backed by a 3,450mAh battery with support for Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 and Neocharge 2.5 technology. It’s a near bezel-less smartphone with 6-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with 1080×2160 pixel resolution and Full-Screen Design 3.0. The display has a tiny water-drop like notch at the top which houses the front camera.

In terms of processor, the device is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. In terms of storage there are two options to choose from- 64GB and 128GB. The storage cannot be expanded though.

In the camera department, you get an 8MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture, which can do portrait selfie shots. The rear hosts a horizontally stacked dual camera set up comprising of 16MP primary sensor with f/1.6 aperture and a 24MP secondary sensor with f/1.6 aperture. The rear camera set up supports Portrait mode, advanced scene recognition and 960fps slow motion video recording.

Key Specifications of ZTE Nubia Z18:

  • 6-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display
  • Snapdragon 845 chipset
  • 6GB or 8GB of RAM
  • 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • 3,450mAh battery capacity
  • 16MP + 24MP dual rear camera set up
  • 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture

For security purpose, there’s a fingerprint sensor mounted on the rear. Connectivity options included in the phone are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C. It will be interesting to see if the phone makes it out of China. Stay tuned for all the latest updates!