ZTE' subsidiary Nubia has been launching a slew of smartphones ever since the start of 2017. Last month, Nubia unveiled the massive 5000mAh battery powered Nubia N2 at a price of Rs. 15,999 in India. Going the price, the smartphones compete with the likes of Motorola Moto G5 Plus, Lenovo P2, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, and Huawei Honor 6X.
The Nubia N2 is a gorgeous looking smartphone out there in the market, possibly the best looking one close to the Rs. 15,000 price point. It has a metal unibody design, but it's a bit bulky at 180 grams, thanks to the big battery. The Nubia N2 flaunts a 5.5-inch HD display, which is unacceptable in 2017, especially for the asking price of Rs. 15,999.
Under the hood, the Nubia N2 packs a MediaTek MT6750 SoC, paired with a generous 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The chipset is yet another let down for the smartphone, but thankfully, the Chinese company has added a decent amount of RAM to handle all the multitasking. The storage is expandable with a hybrid microSD card slot.
All the Nubia' smartphones released till date bet big on the camera, and it continues with the Nubia N2 as well. The smartphone packs a 13MP rear camera, along with a beefy 16MP front-facing camera. Both the cameras are capable of recording 1080p videos.
The USP of the Nubia N2 is the massive 5000mAh battery, which also has support for fast charging. The company has a USB Type-C port with support for fast charging. The device can fully charge from zero to 100 percent in less than two hours, which is an added advantage. That said, the smartphone still runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, which is another unacceptable thing in 2017.
Overall, the Nubia N2 packs a disappointing hardware for the asking price. Rivals such as the Moto G5 Plus and Lenovo P2 has much better hardware. We will bring out the complete review of Nubia N2 in coming days.