nubia Z50 with 6.67″ FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, up to 16GB RAM announced

ZTE’s nubia brand today announced the nubia Z50, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in China after the launch of Z40S Pro in July. It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz FHD+ AMOLED screen, is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with up to 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1TB UFS 4.0 storage. The phone has VC cooling with the total heat dissipation area of, 36462mm².

There are triple rear cameras that include a 64MP main camera with custom Sony IMX787 flagship sensor and offers 35mm equivalent portrait focal length. There is a 50MP 14mm ultrawide camera with macro option, but it doesn’t have a periscope camera, which the Z40S Pro had.

The phone comes in AG glass back and the green coloured model comes with a leather finish. The phone has a 5000mAh battery with 80W fast charging.

nubia Z50 specifications
  • 6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio flexible curved screen with 144Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 10-bit color depth, up to 1000 nits brightness
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 740 GPU
  • 8GB / 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB / 1TB (UFS 4.0) storage
  • Android 13 with MyOS 13
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 64MP primary camera with LED flash, f/1.6 aperture, Sony IMX787 sensor, OIS, 35mm lens, 50MP 116° ultrawide camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 2cm macro, 8K video recording
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Dual smart PA, Stereo dual speakers, DTS: X Ultra
  • Thickness: 8.46mm (glass) / 8.71mm (leather); Weight: 197g (leather) / 199g (glass)
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (Typical) battery with 80W fast charging
Pricing and availability

The nubia Z50 comes in Black and White colours with a glass back and the green colour variant has a leather back. It is priced at

  • 2999 yuan (US$ 430 / Rs. 35,560 approx.) for 8GB+128GB
  • 3399 yuan (US$ 487 / Rs. 40,305 approx.) for 8GB+256GB
  • 3699 yuan (US$ 530 / Rs. 43,860 approx.) for 12GB+256GB
  • 3999 yuan (US$ 537 / Rs. 47,415 approx.) for 12GB+512GB
  • 5999 yuan (US$ 860 / Rs. 71,130 approx.) for 16GB+1TB

There is a limited Z50 COASTA edition that comes in a limited winter joint gift box set, which includes a Nubia Z50 mobile phone, a COSTA winter warm scarf and COSTA ice-extracted instant coffee. It is priced at 4199 yuan (US$ 602 / Rs. 49,790 approx.) for the 12GB+512GB version.

The phone is available to order from today, and will go on sale in China from December 23rd.


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