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ZTE Nubia Z50 Series

ZTE Nubia Z50S ProProcessor: Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 8 Gen 2
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 740
Display: 6.67 inch, 6.78 inch
Weight: 0.197kg, 0.228kg
Price: 400, 470 euro
Average Score: 83.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 90%, display: 83%, mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%

 

ZTE Nubia Z50

Specifications

ZTE Nubia Z50Notebook: ZTE Nubia Z50
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 8 Gen 2
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 740
Display: 6.67 inch, 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.197kg
Price: 400 euro
Links: ZTE homepage

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Reviews

Nubia Z50 Review -Inexpensive Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Phone that is surprisingly good
Source: G Style Magazine English
Spending the past couple of weeks with the Nubia Z50 is a capable mid-ranger that has a nice amount of power behind it. Its display allows you to watch daily content and navigate a breeze but its OS I’m not a major fan of. Also tied in with this being a China variant and not being able to access some apps. Picture taking should satisfy those wanting to snap a photo here and there. It could be a more compelling phone if ZTE could take it under its wing in the U.S. and add competition to the phone market. I was able to pop in my T-Mobile sim and get service FYI. Otherwise, it’s going for $549 and only available internationally.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/19/2023
ZTE Nubia Z50 Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Nubia Z50 is an exceptional phone that offers powerful performance and good specs combination at a quite decent range. Plus, it covered a display, impressive refresh rate, faster processing speed, beautiful camera results, long-lasting battery life, good sound, and so on. These factors already make this phone attractive, while there’s no denying that the 128GB storage variant is a value-for-money deal. But like many ZTE phones, it’s not 100% possible that this device will appear on the global stage. Finally, if the device is not available in your country, check other alternatives. For a similar deal, we would suggest you go with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Explorer if you want amazing camera results and robust performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2023
ZTE Nubia Z50 Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE company unveiled the ZTE Nubia Z50 smartphone around December 2022. The ZTE Nubia Z50 offers a standard tall aspect ratio of a 6.74 inches AMOLED display panel. The screen also has an HDR10+, 1B colors, a 144Hz refresh rate, and 1000 nits brightness rating. Overall the display quality is better in this smartphone. The Nubia Z50 smartphone offers an amazing 4nm Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset for gaming and multitasking without any hassle. The Android 13 OS is present in this smartphone with MyOS 13 custom UI. Furthermore, the company also offers various storage options that varied from 128GB/256GB/512GB internal space that will accompany 8GB/12GB RAM support. With that, the high variant comes with 16GB RAM and 1TB internal storage. But sadly, you won’t find any secondary card slot in this phone. The ZTE Nubia Z50 offers a dual camera setup including a 64MP standard camera with OIS support and a 50MP ultrawide camera lens. The camera quality is amazing in daylight, while the main camera record up to 8K videos. But there’s no video stabilization, while for the selfie there’s a 16MP camera lens is present. The Nubia Z50 got amazing battery life as the phone equips a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery with 80W fast charging support. You will get this smartphone in Black, Silver, and Mint color variants. Lastly, the ZTE Nubia Z50 smartphone costs around $400 (Rs 34,990 in India) approx.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/05/2023

 

ZTE Nubia Z50S Pro

Specifications

ZTE Nubia Z50S ProNotebook: ZTE Nubia Z50S Pro
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 8 Gen 2
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 740
Display: 6.78 inch, 20:9, 2800 x 1260 pixels
Weight: 0.228kg
Price: 470 euro
Links: ZTE homepage

Price comparison

Average Score: 83.33% - good

Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Reviews

84% nubia Z50S Pro review
Source: GSM Arena English
The long-lasting special formula for ZTE/nubia cameras scores points for the Z50S Pro as well - the 35mm primary is thoroughly great, be it in daylight or in the dark. Offering top quality at an unusual focal length (for a smartphone) is sure to attract a specific crowd that no one else really caters to with dedicated efforts. It's not all roses, though, and to keep costs down, Nubia went with a rather uninspiring telephoto camera; plus, the selfie unit isn't too amazing, either. Some of the choices surrounding the nubia's body don't quite work for us like the blocky design which made the phone awkward to handle, if admittedly attractive-looking. The lack of wireless charging and IP rating don't work in the Z50S Pro's favor either. And that slider, while a good idea, is limited in its functionality - at least in the software build of our review unit.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 84%

Foreign Reviews

86% Nubia Z50S Pro
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
80% Recensione Nubia Z50s Pro: Il top economico che mancava!
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/29/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80%
ZTE Nubia Z50S Pro - recenzja, test, opinia i dane techniczne
Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Attractive price; modern design; metal case; nice gaming performance; good autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/13/2023

 

Comment

ZTE:

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.


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

Qualcomm Adreno 740: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 25% faster than the Adreno 730 in the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and first benchmarks show that the GPU can beat the Apple A16 iGPU (previously the fastest smartphone GPU). 

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


Qualcomm Snapdragon:

SD 8 Gen 2: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2022 with a fast prime core based on a ARM Cortex-X3 architecture clocked at up to 3.2 GHz. Two more performance cores are based on the A715 and also support only 64 bit applications. The two additional A710 cores support also 32 bit applications as do the power saving Cortex-A510 cores. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 7 modem, a Hexagon DSP (for AI acceleration) and a Spectra ISP. The integrated memory controller supports fast LPDDR5x memory with up to 4,200 MHz. 5G is included in the chip with the Snapdragon X70 modem.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


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83.33%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-09-12)