ZTE is finally making its 2013 flagship smartphone, the Nubia Z5, available on a pre-order basis on its official website. It would be recalled that the handset was launched towards the end of last month, making it among the newest 5-inch full HD smartphones in the market today.
To recap, the ZTE Nubia Z5 is a smartphone aimed at the high-end segment. It comes in white and black and has dimensions of 138mm x 68.8mm x 7.6mm. The handset’s standard edition tips the scale at 126g. It also supports 2100MHz WCDMA frequency, 850/900/1800/1900MHz GSM frequencies, and 800MHz CDMA2000 1X EVDO.
The smartphone is driven by a Qualcomm APQ 8064 quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.5GHz. It is furthermore packed with 2GB of memory and 32GB of internal storage. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is its operating system out of the box.
For its display, the smartphone features a 5-inch capacitive touch screen by Sharp. This display has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (full High Definition) and a pixel density of 443 pixels per inch. It comes with support for 16 million colors and ten-point multitouch gestures.
The flagship moreover has a 13-megapixel main camera on its rear. This camera boasts of a precision Konica Minolta lens, blue glass composite IR filter, sapphire lens, BSI CMOS sensor, autofocus, LED flash, and several shooting modes, including normal, panorama, and high-speed continuous shooting. This rear camera is complemented by a 2-megapixel web camera that is located on the handset’s front.
As the device is made for Chinese consumers, it is packed with several apps for local users, including Mobile QQ, Sina Microblogging, Tencent Microblogging, and Youdao Dictionary.
The Nubia Z5’s other features include a 2300mAh battery, 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis magnetometer, ambient light sensor, and distance sensor.
On the ZTE website, it retails for ¥ 3,456.00, which is around US $550.