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ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB) vs Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between ZTE Nubia Z17s vs Motorola Moto G5S phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)
5.73"
IPS

1080x2040

12
MP

5mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsMotorola Moto G5S (XT1795)Compare ZTE Nubia Z17s X
Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)

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Nubia Z17s (128GB)15 Advantages ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)vsMoto G5S (XT1795)11 Advantages Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
+2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Core91%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (114GB user free)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB user free)
+1080x2040 pixels6%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+5.73"10%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 23MP119%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 5MP + 5MP97%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+3100 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)8%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
403 PPIvs+424 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Dual LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT LCD IPS
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
ModelNubia Z17s (128GB)Moto G5S (XT1795)
Other model namesZTE nubia Z17s NX595J 8GB RAM Premium, ZTE NX595JLenovo Moto G5S Dual-Sim (3GB RAM) XT1793
Country or region availableChinaEuropeHong Kong
China, Europe, Hong Kong
India
India
BrandZTEMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2017August, 2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72.7 x 147.5 millimeters (2.86 x 5.81 in)73.5 x 150 millimeters (2.89 x 5.91 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)ZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 505 450Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (114GB user free)32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.73" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2040 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
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
CameraZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
23MP f/2.0
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution3968x2976 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital 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)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
5 megapixels
5MP
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
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
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
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: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3100 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateZTE Nubia Z17s (128GB)Motorola Moto G5S (XT1795)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered