ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia recently launched its flagship smartphone dubbed Nubia X, which comes with dual displays and dual rear cameras. Today, the Chinese company has announced a new variant of the phone — Nubia X Collectors Edition, which features 512GB of internal storage.
The Nubia X Collectors Edition is priced at 5,299 Yuan, which roughly converts to $769. The phone is now available for pre-orders in China through Nubia’s official website, JD.com, Suning, and Tmall, and will start shipping from 24th December.
Along with the Collectors Edition, the company has also launched the Blue color variant for the standard edition of the Nubia X with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It will go on sale from 21st December, for a price of 3,799 Yuan, which roughly converts to $551.
This marks the fourth color variant of the Nubia X since the company is already selling the phone in Deep Grey, Black Gold, and Sea Blue colors. The Nubia X first went on flash sale in China last month, in which the company claimed to have sold over 100,000 units under a minute.
Unlike the standard model, the Collectors Edition of the Nubia X features a color scheme that has a combination of blue and gold colors. However, most of the phone’s configuration remains the same, except for the memory configuration.
It comes with a 6.26-inch Full HD+ display with 2280 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 93.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. There’s a 5.1-inch OLED display fitted on the rear side which offers 1520 x 720 pixels screen resolution and features like eye protection mode and Always on Display.
The Nubia X Collectors Edition too is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The phone features a 16-megapixel f/1.8 aperture and a 24-megapixel f/1.7 aperture dual camera module that offer features like HDR, AI portrait mode, AI scene recognition, dual pixel PDAF, 240fps slow-motion video recording, dual tone LED flash.
For shooting selfies, you’ll have to rely on the rear display which acts as a viewfinder. As for the software, the Nubia X Collectors Edition comes with a dual-screen interactive operating system called Janus OS, which comes with front and rear split screens, dual-screen multitasking and a new smart interaction method.
The device comes pre-installed with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system that is overlaid with the company’s Nubia UI 6.0 X. The software also brings support for gesture-based navigation, fatigue reminder, dark light reminder, AI dual-screen switching, among others. Also, while playing games on the main display of the phone in landscape orientation, users can use their fingers to access gaming functions on the left and right portions on the rear display.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB-C. It is powered by a 3,800mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. With 5-percent battery life remaining in the ultra-low power mode, the smartphone can function for up to 3 hours.