ZTE has announced Nubia Z18 in China, today. It is a flagship phone by ZTE, and features a near-bezel free front as its major highlight. The phone claims 91.8% screen-to-body ratio, and has a tiny cutout on its front to accommodate the selfie camera. It has a significantly large 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen, with very small top as well as bottom, and nearly absent bezels.
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Nubia Z18 Features
Nubia Z18 comes installed with a 5.99-inch (2160 × 1080p) FHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and 2.5D curved glass. The display features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 91.8% screen ratio. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship chipset, Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10 processor, which is clocked at 2.8GHz . The processor gets assistance from Adreno 630 GPU. Memory configuration options of 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal memory are available with Nubia Z18.
The dual SIM Nubia Z18 runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with Nubia UI 6.0 skin. It is equipped with horizontal dual rear camera setup with primary camera being a 16MP shooter having f/1.6 aperture, PDAF, OIS, EIS, while the auxiliary camera featuring 16MP with f/1.6 aperture. Both the cameras are aided by a dual tone LED flashlight. The device also bears an 8MP front facing selfie snapper with wide-angle lens, and f/2.0 aperture.
Nubia Z18 is fueled by a 3350mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support. Connectivity options on its board feature 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C. The phone has a dedicated fingerprint sensor on its rear panel. Nubia Z18 measures 148.58 × 72.54 × 8.55mm and weighs about 172grams.
Nubia Z18 Price
The price for 6GB + 64GB variant of Nubia Z18 is 29,350 approx, and 8GB + 128GB is approx Rs. 34,590. A Limited Edition Van Gogh Starlight Collector’s Edition is also available at a price of Rs. 37,740 approx. Nubia Z18 comes in Midnight Black and Nebula Red colour options, and will start retailing in China September 11 onward.
Nubia Z18 Specifications
|Display||5.99-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) FHD+ display, 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 91.8% screen-to-body ratio|
|Processor||2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10 processor, Adreno 630 GPU|
|Software||Android 8.0 (Oreo), Nubia UI 6.0 layer|
|Primary Camera||16MP + 16MP, dual tone LED flash|
|Battery||3350mAh battery, Quick Charge 4.0 support|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C|
|Dimensions||148.58 × 72.54 × 8.55mm; weight- 172grams|
|India Price||Rs 29,350 approx. For 6GB + 64GB variant / Rs. 34,590 approx. For 8GB + 128GB variant / Rs 37,740 approx. for Limited Edition Van Gogh Starlight Collector’s Edition|