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ZTE Nubia 5 / NX501

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of ZTE Nubia 5 / NX501. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The usability and price also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the features.

design, price, usability, screen, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the ZTE Nubia 5 / NX501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of ZTE Nubia 5 / NX501 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the battery and design. The portability and screen are also mentioned favorably. The reliability and price get critical views.

usability, screen, portability, design, battery

price, reliability

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: ZTE nubia 5 - Unlocked - US Warranty

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Daniel Perez (

ZTE Nubia 5 Review


In the U.S., there are several very well-known companies manufacturing popular smartphones on a regular basis. Companies like Samsung, LG and Apple...


Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Eugene Kim (

ZTE Nubia 5 (Unlocked)


The ZTE Nubia 5 is an affordable, well-built, and well-equipped unlocked Android phone, but its half-baked Android skin really holds it back.

Big, beautiful 1080p display. Thin, light, and solidly built. Relatively affordable and unlocked

Buggy, overwrought software. No LTE

On paper, the ZTE Nubia 5 ($449 list) has all the trappings of a high-end device with a beautiful 5-inch 1080p display and fast quad-core processor. And in person, it even has the look and feel of a premium device—until you turn it on. There's no...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Lynn La (

ZTE Nubia 5


Though ZTE has plenty of low- and midrange devices under its belt, the number of high-end handsets that it releases for the US are few and far between. So when the Chinese-based manufacturer launched the impressively souped-up Nubia 5 and made it...

The competitively priced ZTE Nubia 5 has a polished design, a sharp camera, and a crisp 1080p screen.

The handset lacks LTE and storage gluttons won't dig the device's lack of expandable memory.

Although it doesn't have LTE, the ZTE Nubia 5's impressive specs and reliable performance make it a great value for an unlocked, high-end phone.

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Andrew Martonik (

ZTE Nubia 5 review


A solid set of specs and features taken to their logical conclusion and sold for a good price - is that enough to make a sale?

After spending over a week with the device, we think ZTE has put together a pretty impressive package at $450 unlocked for the Nubia 5. The build quality and materials on offer are higher than the price point, and while the design is simple it is...

Oct, 2013
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