ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S


ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S
ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S (Nubia Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2 GHz , Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
4096 MB 
5.2 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 424 PPI, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, glossy: yes
,  GB 
, 64/128 GB internal, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
NFC, Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 23 MPix 23 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash Features 1/2.6" sensor size, 1 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama Video [email protected]
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size
158 g ( = 5.57 oz / 0.35 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)


Average Score: 84.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 86%, performance: 79%, features: 83%, display: 82% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S

83% S wie schneller, stärker und schöner
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 78% display: 84% mobility: 83%
Preiswertes Phone mit 23-Megapixel-Kamera
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/06/2017
85% Recensione Nubia Z11 Mini S: best buy 2017? Forse…
Source: Tech Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 92% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Smartphone ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphon e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2016
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
85% Nubia Z11 mini S, la recensione (foto e video)
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% features: 85% display: 85% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 85%
Nubia Z11 mini S: scocca in metallo e fotocamera da 22.5 megapixel | Anteprima
Source: Italian IT→EN
Positive: Metal case; good cameras; long battery life; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2016
Nubia Z11 Mini S ufficiale con Snapdragon 625 e 4 GB di RAM
Source: Toms Hardware Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent display; good hardware; stylish design; metal case.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/22/2016
Nubia Z11 Mini S Kutu Açılımı Ve Özellikleri
Source: TR→EN
Positive: High resolution cameras; good price; high performance; impressive design. Negative: Short battery life; unsupport fast charge; average video resolution.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/19/2016


Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.158 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


ZTE is short for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited, which was founded in China in 1985. The product range includes, for example, USB sticks, routers, smartphones and tablets.

The ratings of the relatively many reviews have a wide range from below-average to very good (as of 2016).

84.33%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-11- 4)