ZTE has announced the release of the Nubia 5S mini LTE in the United States. The 4.7-inch device will go on sale next week on August 27th with a pricetag of $280 and can be pre-ordered today from Amazon.com.
The Nubia 5S mini LTE touts a Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The device rocks a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 pixel display, a 2,000mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, a 13MP rear-facing camera and a 5MP front-facing selfie snapper. It rocks 16GB of onboard memory, which is expandable to 32GB via an included microSD card.
ZTE unlocks nubia 5S mini in the U.S. with LTE, quad-core power and premier smartphone camera
nubia 5S mini LTE advances smartphone photography with powerful camera platform that delivers a smarter, smoother way to capture, edit and share life’s moments – all unlocked and available now
Richardson, TX, August 20, 2014—ZTE USA, one of the fastest-growing smartphone manufacturers in the United States*, today announced the nubia 5S mini LTE will be available unlocked beginning August 27 and for preorder today, online at Amazon.com for $279.99. The phone’s 13 megapixel rear-camera and 5 megapixel front-camera capture HD video and high-quality images effortlessly with intelligent settings, DSLR-like control and photo editing and effects once reserved for third party apps. The sophisticated camera platform and LTE speeds are matched by the phone’s thin, light build and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Quad Core processor.
“Selling the nubia 5S mini LTE unlocked, direct to consumers shows ZTE has faith in its products and is capable of delivering LTE devices and consumer-focused innovation in the U.S.,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “Offering an unlocked Android phone via Amazon addresses consumer demand for alternative devices that deliver more personal value than mainstream brands and don’t tie them to one mobile eco-system.”
The nubia 5S mini LTE smartphone camera software has distinctive independent control of focus, light metering and white balance functionality. It is one of the first widely available phones that has both a 13 megapixel and 5 megapixel camera. The advanced combination of hardware and software capture images that are truer to color as the eye sees and produce excellent dark field, macro and color reproduction.
The phone offers three camera modes, Fun, Auto and Pro, for virtually any scenario or user – from first time smartphone owners to award-winning smartphone photographers. The compact, slim design at only 4.52 ounces makes the nubia 5S mini LTE the perfect travel companion – wherever in the world it goes.
As an unlocked smartphone, carrier and contract restrictions do not apply – roam free and upgrade when you want. For those seeking the most flexibility, avoiding a two year contract or wanting to upgrade now, the nubia 5S mini LTE is a smart choice.
nubia 5S mini LTE specifications:
Battery: Li-ion 2000mAh
Dimensions: 134.8 x 65.8 x 7.6mm
Display: 4.7″, HD 720 x 1280, 16.7M color
Memory: 16GB expandable to 32GB via micro SD
Network Compatibility: LTE, GSM, WCDMA
Operating System: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 Quad Core with Adreno 305 GPU at 1.2 GHz
13 megapixel rear-camera with a BSI image sensor and LED flash
5 megapixel front-camera
Five pieces of precision optical lens
Blue glass composite IR filter
HD 720p/30fps video