ZTE announces Nubia Z11 with Snapdragon 820, 16 MP rear camera at IFA 2016
Chinese smartphone vendor ZTE has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Nubia Z11 at IFA 2016 currently under way at Berlin, Germany. The device with some high end specifications, would be launched in Grey and Silver colors in a number of markets including United Kingdom, Europe, Asia this month and in India sometime soon too. ZTE Nubia Z11 would cost EUR 499 (approximately Rs. 37300) for the lower end variant with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory and EUR 599 (approximately Rs. 44700) for the higher end variant with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory. The memory can be expanded up to 200 GB with the help of a microSD card.
The bezel-less smartphone features a 5.5 inch Full HD display sporting a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 2.5D curved glass. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has a screen-to-body ratio of 81%. Nubia Z11 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor.
In terms of camera specifications, Nubia Z11 has a 16 Megapixels rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash, PDAF and Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS). The resolution for front camera stands at 8 Megapixels and it has a wide angle lens and an aperture of f/2.4.
The dual SIM smartphone gets a fingerprint sensor at the back below the camera lens and LED flash. The operating system running on the device is Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The battery capacity of the phone is claimed to be 3000 mAh and it supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0. Connectivity options on the device include 4G, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.
ZTE has not been able to capture the hearts and minds of Indian consumers as yet and they would be playing a gamble launching Nubia Z11 in the country. At the prices they have revealed, they would face stiff competition from the likes of OnePlus, LeEco and Oppo.
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