Nubia has unveiled its new Nubia Z40S Pro handset in the home market China. It is an updated version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered Nubia Z40 Pro flagship phone launched last February. The new Z40S Pro is powered by the more powerful latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. The Nubia phone starts at just 3,399 Yuan (roughly Rs. 40,300) in the Chinese market, making it the most affordable Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1-powered smartphone in the world so far.
Also, the Nubia Z40S Pro includes an OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, up to 18GB of RAM, a 64-megapixel triple camera setup, and a 4,600mAh battery. Notably, the handset is available in two charging variants, 80W and 120W, and the Nubia Z40S Pro will also be available in a Ling Cage Limited Edition. Let's see the price of this new smartphone,
Nubia Z40S Pro Price and Availability
The Nubia Z40S Pro (80W variant) in China comes in four configurations, namely 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, 12GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage. These models are priced at 3,399 Yuan (approx. Rs. 40,300), 3,699 Yuan (approx. Rs. 43,810), 3,999 Yuan (approx. Rs. 47,500), and 4,499 Yuan (approx. Rs. 53,300) respectively. money).
Again, the Nubia Z40S Pro (120W) will be available in two variants. Its 12GB RAM + 512GB storage model is priced at 4,299 Yuan (approx. Rs. 51,000) and the 18GB RAM + 1TB storage variant is priced at 6,699 Yuan (approx. Rs. 79,400). This phone is available in the market in Magic Green and Black color options.
In addition, there is also an anime-themed Link Cage limited-edition model of the Nubia Z40S Pro with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage, which will come with a special retail box. The special edition model is priced at 4,699 Yuan (about Rs. 55,700). The first sale of the Z40S Pro handset will take place in China on July 26 at 10 am (local time).
Nubia Z40S Pro Specifications and Features
The Nubia Z40S Pro features a 6.67-inch OLED display with Full-HD+ resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, 1,000 nits peak brightness, 30,00,000:1 contrast ratio and 100% DCI-P3 offers coverage of the color gamut. It also features an under-display fingerprint scanner. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset, coupled with up to 18GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB of UFS 3.1 storage. For heat dissipation, it has a 3,062 mm² vapor chamber unit. It runs Android 12 based MyOS 12 custom skin.
For photography, the Nubia Z40S Pro's triple camera setup on the back panel includes a 64-megapixel Sony IMX787 primary camera sensor with f/1.6 aperture and optical image stabilization (OIS). In addition, the unit has a 50-megapixel ultra-wide lens with a 116-degree field-of-view, which can be used to capture macro shots with a focal length of 2 cm, and the lens also supports 8K macro video shooting. Finally, it has an 8-megapixel periscope telephoto camera that works with OIS. The Z40S comes with Nubia's NEOVision camera technology for enhanced photography. And for selfies and video calling, the phone will get a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front.
In terms of power backup, the Nubia Z40S Pro comes in two battery variants. One uses a 5,000mAh battery with 80W fast charging support. And the other variant has a 4,600mAh battery, which supports 120W fast charging. Besides, the Nubia Z40S Pro includes dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS and a USB port. The phone measures 161.27 x 73.95 x 8.05 mm and weighs around 205 grams.