Week 41 in review: Honor 7X and nubia Z17 duo debut

As we come closer and closer to the holiday season announcements are drying up and manufacturers start focusing on actually bringing their devices to the market for the year’s most important months. Still we have one more major announcement left – Huawei is unveiling its new Mate 10 family tomorrow – and the Chinese company is building up hype with daily teasers. Meanwhile, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor unveiled two mid-rangers in week 41 – the 7X and 6C Pro. A more exciting duo came from ZTE – the nubia Z17S and Z17 miniS. The Archos Diamond Omega came the day after those and is basically a…

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ZTE introduces the nubia Z17S and the nubia Z17 miniS

ZTE’s subsidiary brand nubia introduced its new flagship pair today. The nubia Z17S and the nubia Z17 miniS bring updated selfie cameras, newer software, prettier looks and lower prices. ZTE nubia Z17S The Z17S is the mightier of two. It comes with a 5.73″ Full HD+ screen of 18:9 ratio. The emblematic red circle that was the home button is now implemented in the UI to make way for the taller display. The phone runs on a Snapdragon 835 chipset, paired with either 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage or 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. The OS is Android Nougat with the latest Nubia UI 5.1…

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ZTE posts 2 nubia teasers as Z17S press event date nears

We are eagerly waiting to hear about the ZTE nubia Z17S’s release on October 12. In the meantime, the nubia Weibo account has posted a 10 second teaser showing off the anticipated nubia Z17S. In the first video (Source 1) we don’t see the front of the phone at all, but there are some really nice-looking color options. There were three color options shown in the video: gold, a “sapphire” blue, as well as more of an “aqua” blue color, which is pretty rare among smartphones. In the second video (Source 2) we are shown close-ups of the dual-camera unit on the back of the phone,…

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ZTE confirms the nubia Z17s is coming October 12

ZTE is gearing up to announce a new nubia smartphone in China on October 12 and its latest teaser confirms it will be the Z17s – an update to the Z17 with a new, bezelless screen on the front. The image sent out by ZTE sports the letter S, the nubia logo and the 12.10.17 date – all of which seems to solidify the Z17s as the upcoming phone. We know very little about the Z17s at this point. A recently leaked image shows what looks like the display with minuscule bezels on all sides. We’ll find out soon enough. Source

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TENAA reveals the specs of ZTE nubia NX589J

TENAA has the scoop on a new ZTE nubia model – the NX589J. It has a 5.2″ screen (1080p LCD) and measures 148 x 72.1 x 7.95mm, clearly not a “bezel-less phone”. You can clearly see the fingerprint reader below the display. ZTE nubia NX589J (photos by TENAA) The phone will run Android 7.1 Nougat on an octa-core processor (2GHz, chipset unknown) with a generous 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage. The dual camera on the back has a 13MP sensor (second sensor unlisted). The selfie camera goes up to 16MP. TENAA doesn’t list an MSRP or launch date. Source (in Chinese)

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