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Camera

100% user satisfaction score (2 votes)
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The nubia Z17 mini features a Sony IMX258 13MP 1/3" f/2.2 dual-lens camera setup (sometimes referred to as dual-lens or dual-sensor camera). One sensor is an RGB Bayer sensor, the second is a monochrome sensor which captures only light intensity data without the color information. The pixels size of...

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Sapphire protection lens

The rear camera lenses are protected using a sapphire glass, which is highly scratch resistant. This means that you won't need to worry about scratches on the camera lenses when you put your phone on a surface or in your pocket.

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Performance & Hardware

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Expandable storage using a microSD card

The nubia Z17 mini comes with a micro SD card slot, which is great, because it allows you to expand over the built-in storage if you find the 64GB limited for your use. Supports up to 200GB microSD cards.

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Lots of RAM (4GB or 6GB)

The nubia Z17 mini comes with plenty of RAM.. It comes in two different models, one with 4GB of RAM and the second one with 6GB of RAM. Good offering considering its relatively low price ($247/$290).

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Display
100% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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Corning Gorilla Glass front screen protection

ZTE didn't specify which type of Gorilla Glass it is, but it means that you still get a hardened glass to protect the front screen from breakage and scratches, at least to a higher degree compared to a regular glass.

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Design
100% user satisfaction score (1 vote)
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Premium look for an affordable phone.

The Nubia Z17 mini is a really nice looking device. We've already seen these overall design in other nubia phones, but nubia added a nice color touches that really makes a difference here. Both the black and gold variations look stunning in my opinion.

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Software/Apps
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Running an older Android 6.0.01 OS

The Nubia UI is running on top of an Android v6.0.1 OS, which is not the latest v7.0 Nougat which is already out and brings a lot of great features. The Android O is just around the corner, so it's disappointing to see this phone coming with an older OS.

Connectivity
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Not a fan of the hybrid SIM card slot

I am not a fan of this hybrid SIM card slot. This means that you can't use both a memory card and a second SIM at the same time, it's either two SIMs or a single SIM with a memory card.

Battery
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Disappointed with the battery capacity

I wish the nubia Z17 mini came out with a bigger battery, 2950 mAh is a bit underwhelming considering its camera-centric features. A 3500mAh-4000mAh would have been better.

Other
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Affordable price and great value

The nubia Z17 mini comes with a very affordable price tag. The 4GB version launches at CNY 1,699 (€231 / $247 / £198) and the 6GB version for CNY 1,999 (€272 / $290 / £233), so very good value considering its features.

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