nubia Z40 Pro goes official, Gravity edition pioneers magnetic charging on Android
The nubia Z40 Pro was just announced in China with two industry firsts. It brings a new 64MP Sony IMX787 sensor with a 35mm equivalent lens, while its limited Gravity edition is the first Android smartphone with magnetic wireless charging.
The front panel has a 6.67” AMOLED with Full HD+ resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage. nubia says the Z40 Pro could reach 1,000 nits brightness.
The nubia Z40 Pro runs on Qualcomm’s latest and greatest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and comes in three RAM capacities - 8GB, 12GB, 16GB. Storage options are four128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. Those add up to a total of five combinations.
There are three cameras on the back. nubia is incredibly proud of the new sensor1/1.3" 64" in themain shooter and its f/1.6 7P lens with OIS. The sensor shoots 16MP images with 4-to-1 binning by default.
There are also a 50MP ultrawide camera and an 8 MP periscope telephoto shooter with 5x optical zoom. The selfie camera has a 16MP sensor.
ZTE nubia Z40 Pro camera promo images
The magnetic charging is prominently featured in the nubia Z40 Pro's promo pages, but in reality,not all phones will have it. There's a limited“Gravity Edition”, which comes with a slightly smaller 4,600 mAh battery and supports 66W fast-charging through the wire. It is also a bit more expensive.
The other versions of the Z40 Pro come with 5,000 mAh cell, 80W wired charging support, and no magnets in the back.
ZTE nubia Z40 Pro battery promo images
The interface in the phone is called MyOS 12 and is based on Android 12.
nubia equipped the Z40 Pro with a USB 3.1 port with a USB-C connector, NFC and an under-display fingerprint scanner. The device lacks a micro SD port and a 3.5mm audio jack, though.
ZTE nubia Z40 Pro
Prices of the ZTE nubia Z40 Pro begin from CNY3,399 for a Black or Silver unit with 8/128 GB memory. The cheapest Gravity Edition is CNY4,299 and has 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. There is no word yet whether the phone will escape China, and under what name.
Source (in Chinese)