ZTE nubia Play 5G Specification, Price, and Release Date

For some time now, nubia has been in the business of producing gaming smartphones with its Red Magic lineup, but now the company is changing its route with a mid-range series tagged nubia Play. The first phone to come out from this series is called ZTE nubia Play 5G. The smartphone was just announced in China and it comes with a 6.65-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with the same refresh rate as the flagship ZTE nubia Red Magic 5G

ZTE nubia Play 5G Specification, Price, and Release Date

ZTE nubia Play 5G Features

The ZTE nubia Play 5G display features a 240Hz tocuh sampling rate, a built-in fingerprint scanner and a clear cutout-free design with classic top and bottom bezels. At the back, you will find a 48MP main Sony IMX582 shooter alongside an 8MP ultrawide snapper, a 2MP macro shooter, and another 2MP depth sensor. At the front, you will find a 12MPselfie camera.

The right-hand side of the phone features the two capacitive shoulder buttons for enhanced gaming utility.

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Under the hood of the ZTE nubia Play 5G, we have the Snapdragon 765G chipset paired with either 6GB or 8GB RAM and a 128GB/256GB UFS 2.1 storage. It has a massive 5000mAh battery which supports 30W fast wired fast charging. On the software side, the nubia Play 5G runs on nubia UI 8.0 on top of Android 10.

nubia Play 5G Release Date

The ZTE nubia Play 5G release date and official sales in China will start from April 24, 2020.

ZTE nubia Play 5G Price

ZTE nubia Play 5G Price in China and India with the different storage options are as follows; 6/128GB model is CNY 2,400 ($340/INR26,030), 8/128GB is CNY 2,700 ($380/INR 29,380) and a top of the line 8/256GB variant price is CNY 3,000 ($425/INR 32,645). The phone will be available in Black, Blue, and White colours, and it is already up for pre-order in China.

ZTE nubia Play 5G Specification

TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
 CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G5G band 41(2500), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Announced2020, April 21
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, April 24
Dimensions171.7 x 78.5 x 9.1 mm (6.76 x 3.09 x 0.36 in)
Weight210 g (7.41 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Touch sensitive gaming triggers
TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.65 inches, 108.6 cm2 (~80.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~388 ppi density)
 144Hz refresh rate
OSAndroid 10.0; nubia UI 8.0
ChipsetQualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
GPUAdreno 620
Card slotUnspecified
Internal128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Quad48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Video2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps; gyro-EIS
Single12 MP, (wide)
3.5mm jackNo
 24-bit/192kHz audio
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 Non-removable Li-Ion 5100 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 30W
ColorsBlack, White, Blue
PriceAbout 310 EUR
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