ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia revealed a couple of months ago that the Nubia Z17 will obtain the Android Pie update. However, after that announcement, there was no news related to that. Presently the company has established that the cameraphone, what was released in June 2017, will soon get the newest Android 9 Pie update.
The manufacturer has announced that the company will start recruitment for beta testers to test the Android Pie Beta version on the Nubia Z17. Later, the manufacturer will officially roll-out the stable version of the Android Pie update to all the users.
This will be second key update for the company’s 2017 flagship smartphone whenever the Nubia 6.0 update that brought Android Oreo version last year.
Coming to the technical specs, the smartphone options a frameless design and comes with a 5.5-inch Full hd panel panel protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Under the hood, the smartphone arrives with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clocked at 2.45GHz.
It sports 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM. There are other memory settings available, such as 6GB RAM with either 64GB or 128GB of inner memory. As for the image sensor, it ships with a 23MP + 12MP image sensor sensors with f/1.8 aperture and 1.4um large pixel.
The camera setup supports 2x optical zoom and 10x dynamic zoom. The focus time is moreover incredibile at 0.03 seconds. On the front side, the Nubia Z17 arrives with a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and 80-degree wide angle lens.
As for the software, the phone ships with Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with Nubia UI 5.0 on top. Connectivity attributes have Dolby Atmos, Hi-Fi+, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 and dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac. The phone is powered by a 3,200mAh battery what charges up to 50% in 25 minutes.