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ZTE Nubia 5 / NX501

ZTE Nubia 5 / NX501
alaScore 88

9 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the usability and portability are generally positive. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

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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 88/100 = 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 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

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

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

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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...


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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...


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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.

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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?With a string of carrier-commissioned and cheap unlocked hands...

. But if you're not necessarily one that is persuaded by what a Nexus has to offer and want a good "bang for your buck" unlocked device, have a look at the Nubia 5, we think you'll be impressed.

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