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(Pocket-lint) - Chinese OEM manufacturer ZTE has just announced its new range of smartphones. The ZTE Nubia 5S and Nubia Z5S mini are mid to high-end handsets which will be released in China first before being unleashed on the rest of the world.

The ZTE Nubia Z5S will come with a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU backed by 2G of RAM and 16 or 32GB storage. The 5-inch screen will manage a hefty 1920 x 1080 resolution which is ideal for showing off the 4K UHD video recording of which the handset is capable.

There’s a plentiful 2300mAh battery crammed into the 7.6mm thin, 126g smartphone. There will be a 13-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel snapper on the front. It even supports Dolby DTS, has an infrared controller and supports 4G LTE and ac Wi-Fi. It will come running Android 4.2.2.


The ZTE Nubia Z5S mini is also 7.6mm thin but weighs 120g thanks to its smaller 4.7-inch, 720p screeen. Inside you get a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 with 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera and Android 4.2.2.

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The 16GB 3G ZTE Nubia Z5S will cost 1999 yuan (£203) and the 32GB LTE version will go for 3456 yuan .

The 3G 16GB ZTE Nubia Z5S mini will cost 1499 yuan  and the 3sGB LTE model will cost 2345 yuan.

Writing by Luke Edwards.
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