Just as expected, the ZTE Nubia X6 arrived right on time today in Beijing with top notch specs, including a 6.44-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 chipset, 128GB internal storage, and a pair of 13MP cameras.
As most of the smartphone world drools over the new HTC One (HTC M8) that launched today, the folks over at ZTE officially unveiled a little treat of their own in Beijing for us phablet lovers – the 6.44-inch Nubia X6.
While news of this release may not come as a shock, you may be excited to learn that the specs are even better than the latest rumors described.
For starters, at 6.44-inches this handset is a rather large phablet. The Nubia X6 features a 7.9mm thin metal body encapsulating a 1080p (full HD) screen with a pixel density of 344ppi, all powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset.
Word has it there will be three variants of the Nubia X6, with one version sporting a 2.3GHz Quad-Core Krait 400 CPU (MSM8974AB) with 32GB internal storage, and the others clocked slightly higher at 2.5GHz (8974AC) with storage options of 64GB or 128GB. Both chipsets will be coupled with 3GB of RAM and backed by a 4250mAh battery.
The handset will also be sporting a pair of 13MP cameras. Just to be clear this is not a misprint. The Nubia X6 was unveiled with a 13MP camera on the back AND front, both of which will boast a 5-element lens setup. On the back you get Optical Image Stabilization with a fast f/2.0 aperture, and the front has a BSI sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
For connectivity, the ZTE Nubia X6 has two SIM cards, 3G and LTE, including China-specific varieties, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and USB 3.0 with OTG. The phablet also features three microphones, which allow for noise cancellation capabilities.
As of now the ZTE Nubia X6 availability is restricted to the Chinese market, starting 2999 Yuan (around $483), with no official word on when this beast is expected to hit the Western hemisphere.