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ZTE Nubia Pad 3D


ZTE Nubia Pad 3D
ZTE Nubia Pad 3D
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
12.40 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 243 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, 2D to 3D content conversion, glossy: yes, 120 Hz
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Card Reader: microSD
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5
9070 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 16 MPix Dual: 16MP + 16MP
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix Dual: 8MP + 8MP
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen



Average Score: 69.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the ZTE Nubia Pad 3D

50% ZTE Nubia Pad 3D: Proof of concept
Source: Laptop Mag English
ZTE deserves its roses for trying something a little more “out there.” The Nubia 3D definitely stands out amongst the sea of Android tablets with a well-executed concept of glasses-free 3D. Not only that, but LeiaTube means you’re not stuck just looking at the preset selection of models — expanding it to content you can watch. But every facet of this tablet screams “prototype” to me, from its buggy OS and limited software selection to the chunky chassis and sky high price tag for underwhelming internals. The company is onto something good here, but as a glorified proof of concept, only those who are desperate for a 3D tablet should buy it. For everyone else, wait for the Nubia Pad 3D 2, and let’s hope ZTE brings that cost down.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2023
Rating: Total score: 50%
60% Nubia Pad 3D Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Nubia Pad 3D has an impressive party trick with those 3D visuals, especially paired with the AI engine that can convert flat 2D images/videos into eye-popping 3D creations. It’s a great gadget to wow friends and family, but I’m not convinced it has much use beyond that, especially with the limited app library and inability to use LeiaFlix! outside of the USA. Otherwise, the specs are decent enough with the Snapdragon 888 processor and 12.4-inch LCD panel, it’s just hard to justify at such a premium price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
ZTE nubia Pad 3D Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE company released its Nubia Pad 3D with a price tag of $1044 (Rs 85,600 in India) approx. The Nubia Pad 3D comes with a tall 12.4-inch IPS LCD display panel with a high 120Hz refresh rate support. The tablet is powered by the Android 12L OS. Under the hood, you will attain the 5nm – Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G chipset that grants a max of 1×2.84 GHz clocking speed. As far as the cameras are concerned, the ZTE nubia Pad 3D features a dual 16MP camera lens. There is also an 8MP dual selfie lens for video calls and selfies. Besides this, the Nubia Pad 3D is packed with 8GB RAM and 128GB to 256GB internal storage, while a dedicated card slot is also present. For the battery section, you will get a massive Li-Po 9070mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The tablet is launched in single Gray color variants. The tablet has no SIM support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/12/2023
First Impressions: Nubia Pad 3D Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Nubia Pad 3D tablet is a party pleaser thanks to its remarkable 3D technology and ability to add a new dimension to standard 2D photos and videos. But the lack of applications to take full advantage of this technology makes the 3D effects feel more like a gimmick than a useful feature for a tablet.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2023

Foreign Reviews

88% ZTE Nubia Pad 3D, análisis y opinión: La tablet con profundidad en pantalla
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/02/2023
Rating: Total score: 88%
80% Test de la tablette tactile ZTE Nubia Pad 3D : grande tablette avec de la 3D sans lunettes sous Android
Source: Le monde numerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/05/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% workmanship: 80%


Qualcomm Adreno 660: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 35% faster than the Adreno 650 in the Snapdragon 865 SoC and offers a 20% better power efficiency.For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2021.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

SD 888 5G: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2020 and manufactured in 5 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X1 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A78 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon 780 DSP (up to 26 TOPS of AI performance) and a Spectra 580 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X60 modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This range of display format is largely the upper limit for tablets and the lower limit for subnotebooks.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small in size and therefore easily portable. The tiny display has the added advantage of requiring little power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is exhausting for the eyes. High resolutions, which one is used to from a standard laptop, are almost not usable.

The same applies to tablets in this size range.

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


ZTE is short for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited, which was founded in China in 1985 and is partly state-owned. ZTE's core business is wireless, optical transmission, data transmission equipment, telecommunications software and cell phones, USB sticks, routers and tablets.

69.5%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

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


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