ZTE Nubia Z7 photos showcase thin bezels and HTC design inspiration

ZTE Nubia Z7 photos showcase thin bezels and HTC design inspiration
Here's a riddle for you - what has the LG G3's thin bezels and the HTC One M8's all-metal appeal? Got you, huh? Well, the answer is the ZTE Nubia Z7 - the latest in the Chinese manufacturer's high-end family. It goes without saying that the new Nubia flagship is one impressive smartphone in all regards. 

Measuring 8.5mm in thickness, it houses a full-blown 5.5-inch 1080p display, a Snapdragon 801 or maybe an 805 CPU, 2 gigabytes of RAM, 16GB of storage, a pair of 5 and 8-megapixel cameras front and rear, and dual-SIM slots. LTE is on-board, too. And while it's early to talk big about the design, the HTC influence is quite apparent. We can't help but wonder whether the gun-metal aluminium we're seeing is real, or cleverly disguised plastic.

Alas, this beauty comes with a hefty price tag for a Chinese smartphone - it's around $560. We're not saying the Nubia Z7 ain't worth it - it's just that Xiaomi will probably launch an equally impressive (if blander-looking) Xiaomi Mi-4 pretty soon, and we all know how China's mega-startup prices its production. Either way, that's for someone else to worry about, so enjoy the photos and appreciate that manufacturers are starting to catch on to the slim bezel trend. Not only it looks sleek, but if you own a big phone, those slim bezels are really good for your fingers.

via GSMDome



1. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

This is actually quite beautiful!

3. hamza14860

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

Beauty comes with the name of HTC ;)

4. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Sony is honestly better this year :). This is truly promising however.

7. SilverCenturion

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

RIP fanism

10. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Honest, no fanboyism :).

12. hamza14860

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

Yea I agree Sony Xperia z2 is awesome but HTC one m8 is equally good.. Camera is still not the best though

13. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Yeah, if it comes with a camera that equals the Z2, and a little bit shorter (smaller bottom bezel) it is going to be supergreat. But as of now, the Z2 with it's amazing omnibalanced design seems much more beautiful.

2. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Seriously speaking this is the best looking phone I've seen.

5. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

13mp please

6. vuyonc

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Looks good so far. Hopefully it's grippier than the gun metal HTC one

8. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2359; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

That's a nice looking phone

9. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Its too good looking to resist, but why the sub-par cameras?

11. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

its lame how htc cant make their bezel slimmer just because they can't make more efficient circuit space.

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