ZTE Nubia M2 Play


ZTE Nubia M2 Play
ZTE Nubia M2 Play (Nubia Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 8 x 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3072 MB 
5.50 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel 267 PPI, Capacitive, TFT, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot), Sensors: Proximity sensor, G-sensor, Light sensor, microUSB
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.x, GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 154.5 x 68.5 ( = 0.31 x 6.08 x 2.7 in)
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.2, LED flash, 5-pieces Motor Drive Lens
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/2.4, 3P Lens
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
157 g ( = 5.54 oz / 0.35 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 62.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the ZTE Nubia M2 Play

65% ZTE Nubia M2 Play Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Nubia M2 Play has its moments, but it’s not a value for money purchase overall. It lacks in the camera department and performance is passable at best. There are better phones available in the sub-10k segment.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
60% Nubia M2 Play review: Stands firmly to the competition
Source: Gadgets Now English
At Rs 8,999, Nubia M2 Play is a good-looking device that surely can be termed value for money. It has a decent camera and battery. Facing tough competition from the likes of Motorola E4, Nubia M2 Play manages to hold up quite well. On the whole, M2 Play is worth the buck you will spend on it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Nubia M2 Play Review- Stylish and Competitive
Source: Gadget Diary English
The handset comes with a 3000mAh battery and it can easily last for one day of regular usage. The Nubia M2 Play has been launched at 8,999 INR and the overall experience of the handset justifies the price. If you are restricted by a budget of 9,000 INR, the Nubia M2 Play is definitely a phone you can consider.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/05/2017
ZTE Nubia M2 Play announced with Specs and Features
Source: The Techy English
The Nubia N1 Lite was also unveiled in India just a while back. It was made available in India priced at Rs. 6,999/- on starting from May 22, 2017, at 12:00 PM. Nubia was introduced to us in October 2012 which mainly emphasizes on bringing high-end, innovative smartphones for the users like us. Nubia has now announced this N1 Lite smartphone in India by keeping in mind the aspirations of Indian consumers focusing on performance and reliability.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/20/2017

Foreign Reviews

Smartphone ZTE Nubia M2 Play - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/18/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%


Qualcomm Adreno 505: Mid range graphics card integrated in the Snapdragon 430 and 435 SoCs. Based on the 500 generation and supports modern standards like Vulkan 1.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE, OpenCL 2.0 and DirectX 12.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

435: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X9 LTE (Cat. 7) modem. » 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.

0.157 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).

62.5%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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