ZTE Nubia Z11

Chinese telecommunications equipment and systems company ZTE has launched its Nubia N1 and Nubia Z11 today in India. The Nubia Z11 was launched in China back in June, and later in many other markets. It comes with a 5.5 inch full HD display, 6 GB RAM and a quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor.

ZTE Nubia Z11 Pros

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 64 GB internal storage, microSD card support
  • 16 MP f/2.0 main camera, Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS
  • 8 MP f/2.4 front camera, 1.4 µm pixel size
  • Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging

ZTE Nubia Z11 Cons

  • 3000 mAh battery
  • Full HD Display
  • Hybrid SIM card slot

ZTE Nubia Z11 Specifications

Key SpecsZTE Nubia Z11
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 2 x 2.15 GHz
2 x 1.6 GHz
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 820
Memory6 GB
Inbuilt Storage 64 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 256 GB, hybrid slot
Primary Camera16 MP, f/2.0, Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, dual LED flash
Secondary Camera8 MP, f/2.4, 1.4 µm pixel size
Battery 3000 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCYes
4G readyYes
VoLTEYes
SIM card typeDual SIM, nano SIM, hybrid slot
WaterproofNo
Weight162 gms
Price Rs. 29,999

Question: Does the ZTE Nubia Z11 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots, both support nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does the ZTE Nubia Z11 have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the ZTE Nubia Z11 comes with a microSD card slot. It uses a hybrid SIM card slot.

Question: Does the ZTE Nubia Z11 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensor does it have?

Answer: The ZTE Nubia Z11 comes with fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and a compass.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 151.8 x 72.3 x 7.5 mm.

Question: What is the SoC used in the ZTE Nubia Z11?

Answer: The ZTE Nubia Z11 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820.

ZTE Nubia Z11

Question: How is the display of the ZTE Nubia Z11?

Answer: The ZTE Nubia Z11 comes with a 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of ~401 ppi.

Question: Does the ZTE Nubia Z11 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Nubia UI 4.0 on top.

Question: Does it have physical buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with capacitive buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on the device?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution.

Question: Is Fast Charging supported on the device?

Answer: Yes, the ZTE Nubia Z11 supports fast charging. ZTE has included Quick Charge 3.0 support in the device, allowing you to charge 83% of the battery capacity in just 30 minutes.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a gyroscope sensor.

Question: Is it waterproof?

Answer: No, it isn’t waterproof.

Question: Does it have NFC?

Answer: Yes, it has NFC.

Question: How good is the camera quality of the ZTE Nubia Z11?

Answer: The ZTE Nubia Z11 features a 16 MP primary camera, f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, OIS and dual LED flash. On the front, the device sports an 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture and 1.4µm pixel size.

We haven’t tested the device thoroughly yet. Once we have done our testing, we will post more details in the review.

Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?

Answer: Yes, it comes with Optical Image Stabilization support along with Phase Detection Autofocus in the main camera on the back.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the ZTE Nubia Z11?

Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.

Question: What is the weight of ZTE Nubia Z11?

Answer: The device weighs 162 grams.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Answer: We are yet to test the loudspeaker quality. We will confirm this after testing the device.

Question: Can the ZTE Nubia Z11 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

The ZTE Nubia Z11 is a very well specced smartphone. You get a 5.5 inch full HD display, the latest quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 6 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, dual SIM and 4G VoLTE support at Rs. 29,999. It is in direct competition with the OnePlus 3T. At the end of the day, the deciding factor will be the support and UI preference – the OnePlus 3T comes with a near-stock Android UI while the Nubia Z11 comes with a custom skin Nubia UI 4.0.

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Rounak is techie by heart and journalist by profession. He is responsible to take care of editing job at Gadgets To Use. Driven by curiosity and a thirst to learn new things in life, he is always intrigued by the things we can do with a gadget in our hands. A stock Android and Nexus fan, he also enjoys cricket and reading in his free time.