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ZTE Nubia Z50


ZTE Nubia Z50
ZTE Nubia Z50 (Nubia Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 8 x 2 - 3.2 GHz, Cortex-X3 / A715 / A710 / A510 (Kryo)
Graphics adapter
12 GB 
, 8GB / 12GB / 16GB
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 144 Hz
128GB / 256GB / 512GB
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.3, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.7 x 162.9 x 72.9 ( = 0.34 x 6.41 x 2.87 in)
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 13
Primary Camera: 64 MPix Dual: 64MP (f/1.6, 35mm, 1/1.7") + 50MP (f/2.2, 14mm)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
197 g ( = 6.95 oz / 0.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
400 Euro



Reviews for the ZTE Nubia Z50

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


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). 

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 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.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
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.

0.197 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).

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


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