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ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB) vs LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between ZTE Nubia Z17s vs LG G8X ThinQ phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG G8X ThinQ XZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)08Points
ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)
5.73"
IPS

1080x2040

12
MP

5mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)Compare ZTE Nubia Z17s X
LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
6.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)

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Nubia Z17s (128GB)8 Advantages ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)vsG8X ThinQ (G850UM1)19 Advantages LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (114GB user free)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (104GB user free)
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
This device has a LTPS IPS LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+(dual camera) 12MP + 23MP39%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP
+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)1%
Thinner
1080x2040 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels15%
Higher resolution screen
5.73"vs+6.4"12%
Larger screen
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(dual front camera) 5MP + 5MPvs+(front) 32MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3100 mAhvs+4000 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
403 PPI
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
ModelNubia Z17s (128GB)G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Other model namesZTE nubia Z17s NX595J 8GB RAM Premium, ZTE NX595JLG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen (AT&T) LM-G850UM1, LMG850UM1AAG3BKY
Country or region availableChinaEuropeHong Kong
China, Europe, Hong Kong
USA
USA
BrandZTELG
Release dateOctober, 2017October, 2019
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.7 x 147.5 millimeters (2.86 x 5.81 in)75.8 x 159.3 millimeters (2.98 x 6.27 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
System (OS)ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB user free)128GB (104GB user free)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDOLED
Screen size5.73" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2040 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Mobile networksZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps2000/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkEurope version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9

Europe version:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,20)

China version:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2000/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
23MP f/2.0
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 9mm 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution3968x2976 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
5 megapixels
5MP
32 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Aurora Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Metal frame
- Back glass panel
- nubia UI 5.1
- Fast battery charging (26W): 50% in 25min
- Quick Charge 4.0
- DTS-HD audio
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: New Aurora Black
- Screen case (foldable)
- 19.5:9, DCI-P3 100%, HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- LG UX 9.0
- 32-bit/192kHz audio (Meridian)
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Wireless charging 9W
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity3100 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered21W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered