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ZTE Nubia Z17 Lite


ZTE Nubia Z17 Lite
ZTE Nubia Z17 Lite (Nubia Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 8 x 1.8 GHz, Cortex-A72/-A53
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
5.50 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Card Reader: undefined
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 153 x 72.6 ( = 0.3 x 6.02 x 2.86 in)
3200 mAh
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Primary Camera: 13 MPix
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
168 g ( = 5.93 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 78.43% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 72%, features: 78%, display: 86% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the ZTE Nubia Z17 Lite

80% Nubia Z17 Lite: Flagship Device For a Reasonable Price (Review & Giveaway)
Source: Make Use Of English version
Nubia's feature packed Z17 Lite represents incredible value for money. Despite a medicore camera and polarizing software experience, the Z17 Lite is a premium phone in an affordable package.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Nubia Z17 Lite Review: A Very Affordable Premium Average Range Smartphone
Source: Igeekphone English version
Overall, the Nubia Z17 lite have a high-quality camera, although compared with the Nubia Z17 ultimate shrink a lot, however the 6GB + 64G memory combination enough to form the phone run smoothly several Large-scale games, metal integrated body, with excellent feel, dual-band Wi-Fi also permits you to have a faster internet expertise for the pursuit of beauty, love taking pictures of friends, is a good selection.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/23/2017

Foreign Reviews

80% Nubia Z17 Lite
Source: German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100%
Nubia Z17 lite, análisis y experiencia de uso: la gama media se pone (muy) seria
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN version
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/12/2018
Review: Nubia Z17 Lite (5.5″ + Snapdragon 653)
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN version
Positive: Beautiful design; powerful hardware; nice display; good main camera; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/29/2018
84% Análise: Nubia Z17 lite, pormenores que marcam a diferença
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
70% Nubia Z17 lite, la recensione: bello e potente ma con qualche rinuncia
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% features: 75% display: 65% mobility: 60% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 60%
81% Recensione Nubia Z17 Lite: il più bello di tutti!
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 75% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 75% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Recensione Nubia Z17 Lite Internazionale
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN version
Positive: Good price; nice design; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/25/2018
70% Test Nubia Z17 Lite : un smartphone séduisant et convaincant
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Test du Nubia Z17 Lite : du bord à bord à prix d’ami
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN version
Positive: Solid workmanship; beautiful screen; nice performance. Negative: No B20; no microSD slot; no headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/19/2018
84% RECENZIA Nubia Z17 Lite: Takto kvalitný telefón za 200 € som ešte nevyskúšal!
Source: Android Portal SK→EN version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 75% display: 90% mobility: 85% workmanship: 90%


Qualcomm Adreno 510: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. Performance should be on average similar to the old Adreno 330 in the Snapdragon 801. Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE.

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.

652 MSM8976: Upper middle class ARM based SoC with 8 CPU cores (64 Bit Cortex A72 and A53 mixture) and a Adreno 510 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» 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.

78.43%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-02-24)