nubia Z50 Ultra debuts with custom 35mm and 85mm cameras

Yordan, 07 March 2023

Welcome the nubia Z50 Ultra - the first non-gaming smartphone of the ZTE brand with an under-display selfie camera and main shooters on the back, custom-made to match the most popular DSLR focal lengths.

The smartphone brings a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and a 5,000 mAh battery with 80W charging at an impressive starting price of CNY3,999 (about $580/€540).

nubia Z50 Ultra debuts with custom-made 35 mm and 85 mm cameras

The main camera has a 64MP Sony IMX787 sensor and a 35 mm equivalent focal length. It first appeared on the nubia Z50 and now made its way to the Ultra flagship. The second camera is a periscope shooter, once again with a 64MP sensor behind, but this has an 85mm equivalent focal length. The third shooter is a 50MP ultra-wide-angle snapper that has AF and serves macro duties.

The front-facing camera is a 4th-generation under-display technology called Neovision. The sensor, hidden behind the screen, is 16MP.

nubia Z50 Ultra debuts with custom-made 35 mm and 85 mm cameras

The display itself is a flat 6.8” AMOLED panel with 2480 x 1116px resolution and up to 120Hz refresh rate. It has extremely thin bezels (1.48mm on the sides, 1.68mm and a metallic frame.

This is the first nubia Z series with a physical slider that can be customized to mute notifications, turn on gaming mode or take instant photos. The power key and the volume rocker are on the same right-hand side for company.

nubia Z50 Ultra debuts with custom-made 35 mm and 85 mm cameras

The phone ships with MyOS 13 out of the box, and nubia claimed it has no bloatware. Connectivity includes USB-C 3.1, Bluetooth 5.3, and three-band navigation - the nubia Z50 Ultra can connect simultaneously to L1,L2 and L5.

Memory options are 8/256GB, 12/256GB, 12/512GB, and 16GB RAM + 1 TB storage. The ZTE brand claimed the Snapdragon chipset is coupled with LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 storage but the most affordable is not using the latest standards.

nubia Z50 Ultra debuts with custom-made 35 mm and 85 mm cameras

The ZTE nubia Z50 Ultra is offered in two colors - Gray and Black, both of them with red accents around the two major cameras and the power key. There is a third option, called Starry Night, named after the popular painting of the impressionist Vincent van Gogh.

This pretty option comes only with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage at a special price of CNY4,999 ($720/€675). First sale is scheduled for March 14 at 10AM in China.

Source (in Chinese)


Reader comments

  • rahmad
  • 27 Jun 2023
  • Kxj

Does nubia z50 ultra support VoLTE?

  • Carlos
  • 23 May 2023
  • m}9

The front camera is not that bad. I personally hate selfies so even if it didn't have a front camera i would not care. But i've tried it in different scenarios and it's more than acceptable. if you chose the AI mode then it's almo...

Bro I'm thinking about this phone but my question is how bad is the front camera?

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