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ZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB) vs ZTE Axon M (Z999)

Side by side comparison between ZTE Nubia Z17s vs ZTE Axon M phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare ZTE Axon M XZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)14Points
ZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)
5.73"
IPS

1080x2040

12
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE Axon M (Z999)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20
MP

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3180
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? ZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)

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Nubia Z17s (64GB)14 Advantages ZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)vsAxon M (Z999)5 Advantages ZTE Axon M (Z999)
+2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Core58%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+64GB (50GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (45GB available)
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)35%
Lighter
vs230 grams (8.05 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)44%
Thinner
vs12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
+1080x2040 pixels6%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+5.73"10%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 23MP74%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/2.55" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+(dual front camera) 5MP + 5MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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
403 PPIvs+424 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 7.1.2 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.2 Nougat 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
3100 mAhvs+3180 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

29 Common items in both devices
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Dual-LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
ModelNubia Z17s (64GB)Axon M (Z999)
Other model namesZTE nubia Z17s NX595J 6GB RAM Standard, ZTE NX595JAT&T ZTE Axon M foldable, ZTE Z999, 中兴天机Axon M
Country or region availableChina(Europe)Hong Kong
China, (Europe), Hong Kong
USA
USA
BrandZTEZTE
Release dateOctober, 2017November, 2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)72.7 x 147.5 millimeters (2.86 x 5.81 in)71.6 x 150.9 millimeters (2.82 x 5.94 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)230 grams (8.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)ZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996AB Pro (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 530 624Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)64GB (45GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.73" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2040 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Dual-Band 850/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/1900
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
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 Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30, 66)
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+, 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 (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
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 (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
23MPf/2.0
20 megapixels
Main camera resolution3968x2976 pixels5472x3648 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1µm pixel
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 only main camera
2ª cameraZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
5 megapixels
5MP
Not supported
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black/gold
- 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: Carbon Black
- 2.5D glass screen
- Additional 5.2" IPS screen (Dual screen)
- Quick Charge 3.0 (47% in 30min)
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Sony IMX350 sensor in both cameras
- Slow motion 720p@240fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3100 mAh3180 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1710 minutes | 28.5 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered17400 minutes | 290 hours | 12.1 days
Radiation rateZTE Nubia Z17s (64GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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