ZTE Nubia Z7 coming to India to take on Xiaomi Mi3 and OnePlus One

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ZTE is all set to launch Nubia Z7 in Indian shores ‘soon’, featuring a dual-SIM with premium specs list, and it will compete with Xiaomi Mi3 and OnePlus One.

Some China’s smartphone vendors like Xiaomi, Oppo, and Huawei, have entered lately into the Indian market, although they received outstanding response in terms of sales. Now ZTE is also ready to make its way to India with Nubia Z7. You will be happy to know that Nubia Z7 comes in three versions – Nubia Z7, Z7 Max and Z7 Mini, with dual-SIM functionality and Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box along with ZTE’s Nubia 2.0 user interface. Currently, all these three devices are available for sale in China only with the price tag of $550 (CNY 3,450), $320 (CNY 2,000) and $240 (CNY 1,500) respectively. Are you confused which phone is better to buy from ZTE’s Nubia Z7, Xiaomi’s Mi3 and Oppo’s OnePlus One? Then, check out comparison of all of them so that it becomes easy for you to decide which one best suits you in terms of features, specifications and budget.

ZTE Nubia Z7 coming to India to take on Xiaomi Mi3 and OnePlus One

ZTE Nubia Z7 review

Firstly, the Nubia Z7 is a well-designed smartphone, featuring a stunning display in a slim outfit coupled with splendid cameras, and it looks a little bit like an iPhone or an Ascend P6/P7. The phone gets a very stylish look with the black front and black back cover. The device flaunts an awesome 5.5″ Quad HD screen with the superb 1440×2560 pixels of resolution, and a massive pixel density of 538ppi. With such a resolution and PPI display, you’ll have the highest resolution obtainable at your fingertips. It appears slender with a thickness of 8.9mm only, and runs the freshly launched Android v4.4.2 KitKat operating system with Nubia UI 2.0 on the top.

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The phone comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and plenty of RAM for it to play with (3GB), making it a gadget that’s in line with the best in the game. As you can predict, it has a dual SIM support too, a feature hardly any other Snapdragon 801 support. Moreover, it has 32GB of internal flash memory, which is expandable via MicroSD so there’s no problem storing several games or other big files. If you want to download a television series, just go ahead.

At the back-end, you get a dazzling 13MP autofocus camera with a resolution of 4,128 x 3,096 pixels. This is a good camera, which even advantages from OIS optical stability function and LED flash, so this would be a huge benefit for people who capture many photos. It can shoot UHD and FHD videos at 30fps with features like stereo sound recording, optical stabilization, HDR, panorama and face detection. The equally splendid 5MP front camera is perfectly fine for a front shooter. The phone is powered by a 3,000mAh Li-ion battery. When coming to connectivity options, it has features like Mobile Hotspot, Dual Antennas, 3G, LTE, USB port, GPS/AGPS, DLNA, GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and Infrared NFC. The device supports internet networks offered by China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile.

Table showing comparison of ZTE Nubia Z7, Xiaomi Mi3 and OnePlus One:

ZTE Nubia Z7 Xiaomi Mi3 OnePlus One
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.5 5 5.5
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels 1080×1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density 538 441 401
Design
OS Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.4
Dimensions 153.20 x 75.50 x 8.90 mm 144.00 x 72.00 x 8.10 mm 152.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm
Weight 145 g 162 g
Hardware
Processor 2.5 GHz, Quad core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC 2.3 GHz quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8274-AB Quad core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable storage Yes No No
Camera
Rear camera 13 MP 13 MP 13 MP
Front camera 5 MP 2 MP 5 MP
Other features
Battery 3000 3050 3100
Colors Black, White Metallic Grey Black, White
Bluetooth 4.0 4.0 4.1
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
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