After leaked in the promotional banner, the Nubia Z18 has been officially launched in China. It is mid-range device comes with a 5.99-inch 18:9 display, 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 SoC, Dual Rear Cameras and rear fingerprint sensor from the ZTE being launched today.
Nubia Z18 Price and Availability
The Nubia Z18 price in China starts from CNY 2,799 – approximately $409 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version will cost CNY 3,299 – approximately $482. There is also a Limited Edition Van Gogh Starlight Collector’s Edition is priced at CNY 3,599 – approximately $526. It will be available in China from September 11, 2018. The handset comes in Midnight Black and Nebula Red color options.
Nubia Z18 Specifications
The Nubia Z18 features a 5.99-inch 2.5D curved glass display with Full HD+ (2160 × 1080 pixels) resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio, 96% NTSC color gamut, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device also has a glass back panel with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, all-metal Aluminum alloy frame and also comes with a dedicated voice button.
It is powered by a 2.8 GHz octa-core processor which supported by Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU and 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB of (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB of RAM with 128GB internal storage. There is a fingerprint sensor on the back and also feature a DTS+D-BASS for the better audio experience.
On the camera front, the Z18 flaunts a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.6 aperture, PDAF, OIS, EIS, dual-tone LED flash along with a 24-megapixel secondary rear camera with a f/1.6 aperture for portrait shots. It also has AI scene recognition that can recognize 500 scenes. For selfie, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens, and support for Face unlocking that scans up to 106 facial points and also lights up the screen when you lift the phone to unlock the phone quickly.
The handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on Nubia UI 6.0 out of the box. It packs a 3450mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 4. It supports Dual SIM slot with dual standby. For connectivity includes 4G VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5, and USB C. The device measures 148.58×72.54×8.55mm and weighs 172 grams.