Nubia's dual-screened Z18S to carry a 5.1-inch OLED panel in back?

Nubia's dual-screened Z18S to carry a 5.1-inch OLED panel in back?
Exactly one week ago today, we showed you images that we grabbed from a leaked video of the Nubia Z18S. The phone not only has a near bezel-less screen in front, it also carries a secondary display in back. Unlike the Yota Phone, which sports a secondary e-Ink display on its back, the rear-facing display on the Z18S appears to be a 5.1-inch OLED panel with a resolution of 720 x 1520. That is based on information seen on the website of Chinese regulator TENAA.

According to TENAA, the front-facing LCD screen weighs in at 6.26-inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2280. A Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform is under the hood, and it seems that there will be variants containing 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of native storage. Keeping the lights on is a 3800mAh battery, and Android 8.1 is pre-installed. Unfortunately, the listing does not include any pictures. 
 
The Nubia Z18S has a model number of NX616J, and now that it has been certified by TENAA, we would not be surprised to see it unwrapped in the near future.


source: TENAA

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5 Comments

1. bucknassty

Posts: 1325; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

if you're gonna have a glass back... might as well make it pretty....

2. sissy246

Posts: 7081; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Definitely different and no notch, good for them. But I really don't see a need in it.

3. LEEDAQ

Posts: 173; Member since: Aug 07, 2018

i think they are going too far ahead, just keep the bezelless front and only have front screen and you guys will get the sales numbers,

4. aegislash

Posts: 1476; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

The back screen has a purpose though, and that is to see selfies, since there is no front-facing cam. It's a nice idea, but it'd be much more practical to just have a small strip of bezel with all the sensors/selfie cam. (though the display pic for the article shows it with a notch/front-facing cam, so I'm a bit confused about that)

5. Sparkxster

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Dual screen phone... Different that's for sure! Interesting to see Nubia's take on it.

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