As scheduled, Nubia officially released the new Nubia Z50 today, which is the third new flagship released by Nubia within a year. Equipped with the second-generation Snapdragon 8 mobile platform and a built-in 5000mAh large battery, the price starts at 2999 yuan ($430).
The Nubia Z50 still focuses on imaging, equipped with a new 35mm custom optical system, which claims to be one inch ahead of the Mi 13 Pro in terms of equivalent light input. The main camera of this machine adopts Sony IMX787 sensor, has 64 million ultra-high pixels, F1.6 large aperture, supports OIS optical image stabilization, and is supplemented by 50MP (Samsung S5KJN1, 116°) ultra-wide-angle macro dual-camera, using 4 LED Ring flash. In addition, the Nubia Z50 has a front-facing 16MP (OmniVision OV16A1Q) camera.
Officially, the Nubia Z50 has an MTF value of 84.2% at a frequency of 110LP/mm, and the MTF value remains high even as the light entrance point gets farther and farther away from the center of the lens. It is equipped with a 7P lens and a 16-layer optical coating, which can effectively suppress glare and easily capture a sense of transparency.
The Nubia Z50 uses a multi-channel spectral sensor and the NeoVision environmental perception system. The accuracy of color reproduction is increased by 35%. Combined with the color adjustment capabilities of software and hardware, the photos are more realistic and natural. The stroboscopic degree of light is reduced by 30%, making the photos more pure and clear.
Nubia Z50 supports Lightning Capture 3.0, which increases the speed of taking pictures by 30% and the rate of filming by 20%. At the same time superimposed new ultra-sensitive focus tracking, no matter how the subject moves, it can track the focus accurately in real-time.
Nubia Z50 has also developed a “Night Mandrill Algorithm” specifically for night scene shooting, which increases the equivalent light sensitivity of the camera by 3 times. At the same time, the Galaxy Super Night algorithm was also launched. When shooting star trails in seconds, combined with the star database of the National Astronomical Observatory, one-click generation of unique star trail photos.
In terms of core configuration, the Nubia Z50 is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, which improves CPU performance by 35%, GPU performance by 25%, and AI performance by 4.35 times that of the previous generation. Equipped with LPDDR5X memory + UFS4.0 flash memory.
The Nubia Z50 has a built-in 5000mAh battery that supports 80W fast charging. Equipped with Lingxi intelligent algorithm, it provides a complete set of power consumption protection from the bottom of the system.
The official said that the Nubia Z50’s battery life has reached an astonishing 35.52 hours after being tested by the rigorous new user battery life model. In extreme scenarios, the Z50 can achieve an ultra-long standby time of 30 days. Support bypass charging, only supply power without heating up when playing games.
In terms of network, Nubia Z50 supports a dual-card dual-pass of 5G network, realizing a true dual 5G network. Using multi-antenna switching, 360-degree surround design, and a small headroom enhancement algorithm, the performance of mobile phone antennas has been improved by 50%.
In terms of games, the Nubia Z50 has been upgraded to Super Stabilizer 3.0. From the application level to the instruction level, the recognition of operations is finer, the control of temperature is more accurate, the frame rate stability is increased by 2 times, and the power consumption is reduced by up to 15%. Support a new game space, customize 3 performance control modes, 4 GPU image adjustments, and 5 display enhancement options. According to the official statement, at room temperature of 25°C, the Nubia Z50 turns on the awakening mode: “Yuan Shen” 60 frames with extremely high quality for 30 minutes, the average frame rate is 59.63fps, and the highest temperature on the back is 42.5°C; “King of Glory” 120 frames Extremely high quality for 30 minutes, with an average frame rate of 120fps and a maximum temperature of 38.2°C on the back.
In terms of appearance, the Nubia Z50 offers a glass version and a plain leather version. The former is 8.46mm thick and weighs 199g, while the latter is 8.71mm thick and weighs 197g. The Nubia Z50 adopts a dual-camera cloud island design, and the camera module is inspired by dual-reflex cameras.
On one side of the camera is an integrated ring flash and a multi-channel spectral sensor design, which not only improves the ability to fill in light when taking pictures but also provides assistance for better shooting. The outer ring of the main camera lens is finished with diamond high-gloss CNC, and anodized by aviation-grade polymers, forming the low-key, light and the luxurious red circle on the Z50.
In terms of screen, Nubia Z50 uses a 6.67-inch 2400×1080 AMOLED flexible curved screen, 144Hz refresh rate (144Hz / 120Hz / 60Hz / smart 4 gears), supports 360Hz smart sampling rate, Visionox double tripod arrangement, micro-prism design , peak brightness is 1000nits, supports 10bit color depth, and the screen has also obtained UL’s platinum level hardware low blue light certification.
In terms of system, the new MyOS 13 is pre-installed on the Nubia Z50, which has created a set of technology with an infinitely variable refresh rate from the bottom layer, adaptive smoothness enhancement, system fluency increased by 30%, and 15 systems with built-in applications and 0 ads. The built-in space-time Qichen super wallpaper, the eight planets freely shuttle in the vast galaxy, realize the seamless linkage of turning off the screen, locking the screen, and desktop in one mirror.
Added traveler behavior lock screen, and real-time conversion of daily steps. For the five core privacy behaviors of location, recording, photo taking, contacts, and storage space, record every application usage record, so that the cross-border access of the App can be well documented. The built-in anti-fraud center in the system protects the mobile phone from external phishing networks.
In terms of the MyOS 13 release plan, Nubia Z40 Pro & Z40S Pro internal testing is progressing, and the official version will be released in Q1 of 2023.
In terms of price, the price of Nubia Z50 8+128GB is 2999 yuan ($430); the price of 8+256GB is 3399 yuan ($487); the price of 12+256GB is 3699 yuan ($530); the price of 12+512GB is 3999 yuan ($573); the price of 16GB+1TB is 5999 yuan ($860); Nubia and Costa’s winter joint gift box set, standard 12+512GB, the price is 4199 yuan ($602). At the same time, the new device will provide exclusive VIP services. From now on, pre-sales will start on the entire network through major online and offline cooperation channels. At 10:00 am on December 23, all channels will be officially launched.
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