ZTE today announced its 2018 flagship smartphone, the Z18. It will be released in China on September 11, priced at RMB 2,799 (6GB + storage 64GB) and RMB 3,299 (8GB + storage 128GB).
The phone comes with a 5.99-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels at a PPI of 428 pixels per inch. The InCell display has a 2.5D curved glass on top of it, while Corning's Gorilla Glass 3 is protecting it.
This handset is made out of metal and glass, while it sports extremely thin bezels, and a really tiny, Essential PH-1-like notch at the top, which houses the phone's front-facing camera and an earpiece.
The ZTE Nubia Z18 is powered by the 1.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor and it comes with 6GB / 8GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB /128GB of internal storage. As far as the cameras are concerned, the ZTE Nubia Z18 packs a 16-megapixel (f/1.6) + 24-megapixel (f/1.6) primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel (f2.0) front shooter for selfies.
The ZTE Nubia Z18 is powered by a 3450mAh non removable battery. It measures 148.58 x 72.00 x 8.55 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 172.00 grams.
The ZTE Nubia Z18 is a dual SIMsmartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 5.0. Sensors on the phone include Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
The device is powered by a 3,460mAh lithium ion battery, which supports the 9V / 2A Quick Charge 4 function.
A fingerprint scanner is included on the back of the device as well, while the power / lock, volume up and volume down buttons are included on the right side of the phone.
It will be available in black and red colors. The company has also announced a limited edition variant of the phone, and it's officially called the Limited Edition Van Gogh Starlight Collector's Edition, this special edition handset is priced at 3,599 Yuan ($526).