Monsters from Asia: the amazing ZTE Nubia Z7
Considering we've somehow gotten to our 10th fortnightly episode of our column on amazing tech from far away lands, it's safe to say that time flies. We started off with the still-fresh Vivo Xplay 3s back in January, and we've been on a mission since then to show you more of what you could be missing out. In this episode, we once again have something truly special.
Like Sharp, which has now won itself three consecutive mentions in our Monsters from Asia column, the still-hot-off-the-conveyor-belt Nubia Z7 grants the company owned by ZTE that same distinction. Yes, Nubia is ZTE's project, and the company exclusively focuses on high-end devices -- like the Z7, of course. So what's so great about the Z7 to win it a distant nod from our side? It's simple really -- the hardware configuration on this thing is just mad.
So how much are you going to be expected to cough up for the Nubia Z7? Well, at the equivalent of $550, it's not exactly cheap, but one could argue that you're getting quite a lot of phone worth. In any case, availability obviously is a major roadblock, and we have no idea if ZTE is planning on pushing its wares to Europe and the States.
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