ZTE Nubia 5S mini LTE will bring 4g capabilities to GSM network users. The device comes unlocked, a big plus for those who want to avoid contracts. The mid-range device will cost $280 and it should be available for sale in just a couple of days, until the end of the summer.
ZTE introduced the 5S mini model in the beginning of 2014 at CES, along with other interesting devices.
The ZTE Nubia 5S mini was launched in November 2013. The mini version of ZTE’s flagship smartphone came with decent specs back then. ZTE decided to add LTE capabilities to the mini 5S.
A quad core Snapdragon 400 clocked at 1.2 Ghz powers the smartphone. The device sports a 4.7 inches Sharp IGZO display. The resolution is 1280 X 720, thus offering an acceptable 312 PPI density. The 5S mini LTE is equipped with 2 GB of RAM, which should be more than enough for a couple of applications to run smoothly in the same time. The graphic accelerator is an Adreno 305, enough to technically play Asphalt 8 without any lag.
The storage options are kind of limited, although it should be sufficient for average users. The internal storage has a 16 GB capacity and despite the microSD expandability, only up to 32 GB cards are accepted. The smartphone can communicate through Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi. The handset measures 134.8 x 65.8 x 7.6mm and weighs 120 g. The battery has a total capacity of 2000mAh. The smartphone runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, CNET notes.
ZTE Nubia 5S mini LTE comes with the same impressive set of cameras
One particular feature making the ZTE Nubia 5S mini LTE stand out is the camera. Actually, both cameras, because the front camera produces 5 MP images, a rarity among smartphones. The rear camera is formed out of 5 elements lens and has a F2.2 aperture. The 13 MP rear camera produces stunning photos for a regular smartphone, aided when needed by the LED flash.
ZTE claims that beginners should not encounter any problems when using the camera. Moreover, the camera software offers a ‘Pro’ option. Users will be able to take photographing into their own hands by adjusting various details like contrast and white balance. HDR, burst mode and panorama are among the options available on the ZTE Nubia 5S mini LTE.