ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini

ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini has been launched in China with facial recognition technology and ZTE’s artificial intelligence Neosmart AI. The new smartphone looks sleek and was introduced in beautiful colors as well.

The powerful midrange smartphone comes with a dedicated voice button, a massive battery capacity, bezel-less display, dual rear camera, 6GB RAM and 128GB version. Without further ado, meet the ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini.

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ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini

Made exquisitely from Aluminum Alloy and covered in glass, ZTE knows exactly how to make these beauties. Reflecting light in the most subtle way, the Nubia Z18 Mini is beauty to behold. There’s a rear fingerprint scanner for those who don’t like using the Fae ID feature.

It’s obvious not every OEM is digging the vertical dual shooters placement, as ZTE left the cameras in a horizontal position. The slim device measures just 7.6mm in thickness and weighs 153g overall. It’s a rainbow in terms of colors, you can get it in Black, Gold-Gold, White, Champagne, Violet and Blue colors.


ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini

ZTE is all about reducing the bezels on their smartphones this season, Z18 Mini has major reduction in bezels compared to its predecessor, the Z17 Mini. A full view display that stretches all way to the sides, with super minimal top and bottom bezel.

ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini

The 5.7-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen displays classic visuals than most midrange smartphones. Boasting of 1080 x 2160 Pixels in resolution and 424 pixel per inch density. The LTPS screen offers scratch resistant, 85% NTSC Color Gamut, 480 cd/m2, 1500:1 contrast ratio and stretches up to 80% screen to body ratio.

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Hardware and Software

Under the hood is the Snapdragon 660 chip from Qualcomm with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-cores of processor runs at an impressive speed of 2.2GHz with 14nm process technology. In the graphics department, the Qualcomm Adreno 512 grahics processor is in charge.

A massive 6GB of RAM is available on this “midrange” device, as it offers great value for money. You can multitask through heavy apps and games, it has a memory speed of 1.866GHz as well. There are two versions in terms of storage, there’s one with 128GB and a cheaper variant with 64GB. The Nubia Z18 Mini runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Nubia UI.


This smartphone might just make our list of the best smartphone cameras in the world. The 24MP + 5MP shooters has f/1.7 + f/2.4 aperture respectively, with 6P Lens, PDAF and CAF Dual-mode focus as well. Be ready to capture photographs with 5632 x 4224 pixels in dimension.

Record Full HD videos of 2160, 1080 and 720 pixels at 30, 60 and 120 frames per second respectively. The 8MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture, 280 degree wide angle lens, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 um pixel size and Face identification technology.

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Powering the ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini is a 3450mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 1.7 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.


ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model ZTE Nubia Z18 Mini
Announced April, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Aluminum Alloy
Dimensions 148 x 70.6 x 7.6 mm
Weight 153g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, Gold-Gold, White, Champagne, Violet, Blue


Display Type FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.7-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 424ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 80%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No


24MP + 5MP
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED


Android 8.1 Oreo
Nubia UI
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU Octa-Core 2.2GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 512
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Recognition Yes


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3450mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones


Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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