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ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini: First Look

ZTE’s Nubia released the ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini at a price of Rs. 12,999, available exclusively on Amazon.in which gains spotlight for its NeoVision 5.8 camera, Frame Interactive Technology and (claimed) scratch resistant display.

Conning with its iPhone-like looks, ZTE Nubia Z11 mini features a 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS LCD display with Gorilla Glass 3, scratch-resistance and 2.5D curved glass. Surrounded by a metal frame, the non-removable back is clad in glass.

The red circle on the chin acts as capacitive Home Button, while Back and Menu button are represented by illuminated dots.


The front houses Sony’s 8MP wide-angle camera sensor, besides earpiece, light & proximity sensor.


The rear features a 16MP Sony sensor with Phase Detection Auto Focus with single LED flash. Nubia claims DSLR quality with NeoVision 5.8 Camera UI, hosting a variety of enhancement features like Time-lapse photography and Electronic Aperture. Neighbouring fingerprint sensor is used to unlock the phone, as well as saving screenshots and capturing screen.


Left edge flaunts dual sim card cum MicroSD card tray. The right side houses Power/ Lock & Unlock button with volume rocker. Only 8mm thick, Z11 can comfortably sit in and be operated with one hand.


Primary microphone is camouflaged within the dual speaker grill at the bottom, beside  the USB Type-C jack for charging and data transfer.


The secondary mic for noise cancellation is present at the top, alongside 3.5mm headphone jack.


Inside, the ZTE Nubia Z11 mini is powered by 64-bit Qaulcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM. Inbuilt storage is 32GB, with storage expansion up to 200GB using a MicroSD card. For gaming performance, Adreno 405 GPU takes advantage of a 2,800 mAH battery.


Tushar Mehta: Tech Analyst | Have a knack for anything that feeds off encryption and decryption of ones and zeroes, save vibrators. Metaphors, puns and adjectives arouse me (in this very specific order).