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ZTE Nubia Z20
ZTE Nubia Z20
ZTE Nubia Z20
ZTE Nubia Z20

Informr score
The ZTE Nubia Z20 currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.96 GHz
Screen Size
48+ MP, f/1.7

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Nubia's Z20 is a perfectly good phone, especially at its price point. It performs well, looks good, has a great screen, and a version of Android that isn't overloaded with lots of extra bloat or a heavy custom skin.

- Cam Bunton, Pocket-lint
Good Gear Guide

A better version of this concept might not be so bad but this particular gamble by Nubia doesn’t quite break even. In the pursuit of solving one problem, they create dozens more. Ultimately, the company’s bet here that the benefits of having a screen on both sides of your phone just doesn't pan out.

- Fergus Halliday, Good Gear Guide

Ultimately, the Nubia Z20 is a good phone. But if it ditched the gimmicks (namely: the second display) and cut $200 off the price tag, it’d be an excellent phone – one I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

- Matthew Hughes, KnowTechie
Android Authority

The Z20 feels forced, like Nubia tried too hard to make it special just for the sake of it. The second screen is a nice conversation opener, but that's about it. Nubia priced the Z20 to sell, but the phone faces stiff competition.

- Bogdan Petrovan, Android Authority
Digital Camera World

Incredible specs for the price and a second screen around the back make up for some unpolished UI elements and ergonomic issues holding the Nubia Z20 back from perfection. With a versatile triple-camera system and the ability to capture excellent selfies though, for a certain type of user, the Nubia...

- Basil Kronfli, Digital Camera World

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Common Questions

ZTE backs up the Nubia Z20 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Nubia Z20 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact ZTE support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find ZTE's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The ZTE Nubia Z20's screen size is 6.42 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

2.96 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) Octa-core 2.96 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

128/512 GB

Internal memory is 128/512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. ZTE's performance ratings are 2324 minutes, 725 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Nubia Z20 Specs

Release Date August 16, 2019
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) Octa-core 2.96 GHz
Internal Storage 128/512 GB
RAM 6/8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.7
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.2, ultra-wide lens), 3rd camera feature (8 MP, F2.4, telephoto)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 401 pixels
Size 6.42 inches
Secondary Display Color AMOLED, 1520 x 720 pixels, 5.1 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 982 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 725 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 2324 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Twilight Blue, Diamond Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.863 x 7.526 x 0.9 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 186 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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