ZTE was expected to release the Nubia Z5 a short while back, however a last minute change pushed that release back. The new release date was pushed to December 26, and well, that day seems to have arrived and so has details for the release. In short, the ZTE Nubia Z5 smartphone has been officially announced for those in China.
Anyway, given we were previously expecting this handset to come available, some of these details will be coming as a refresher. That being said, the handset is running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and with hardware features to include a 5-inch (1920 x 1080) IPS display, quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage space.
Other goodies include a 13 megapixel rear-facing camera, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, HSPA+ connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and a 3,000 mAh battery. Those looking for size can expect to find a handset that measures in at 138 x 69.2 x 7.6mm and weighing in at 126 grams. All things considered, comparing spec to spec — the Nubia Z5 is a rather nice handset.
Othherwise, ZTE has announced the Nubia Z5 in back and white with a rumored third model coming later. The black and white models will be available beginning in January and priced at 3,456 yuan (about $555 US). The handset has been announced for, and will initially only be available in China. No mention yet as to whether or not the Nubia Z5 will launch in other markets. Finally, as for that third model, we have yet to see a launch timeframe for that one, however it is expected to be titanium and priced at 7,890 yuan (around $1,265 US).
[via unwired view]