ZTE Nubia Neo 5G: High-Performance Gaming Without Breaking the Bank

Nubia Neo 5G

If you take a look at the current high-end gaming phones, you’ll notice that most come with a hefty price tag. But recently, things have started to shift in this mobile market segment. We already have an excellent affordable gaming phone, the Infinix GT 10 Pro. And now, the ZTE Nubia Neo 5G has made a debut with the same notion.

At the core, the ZTE Nubia Neo 5G is a gaming-focused smartphone without a hefty price tag. Its retail price is $299, which makes it stay comfortably in the lower-mid-range territory. And just because ZTE has kept the price tag low, it doesn’t mean that the phone cuts too many corners.

Main Highlights of ZTE Nubia Neo 5G

Regarding the specs, the ZTE Nubia Neo 5G comes with the essentials. Here’s a quick look at the main highlights:

RAM, Storage, and SoC of the ZTE Nubia Neo 5G

The base model of the device has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. This RAM and storage combo makes the device more than good enough to run resource-intensive games and handle large-sized files.

Storage and RAM of ZTE Nubia Neo 5G

Of course, gamers would want to have more RAM on their phone. That’s why the ZTE Nubia Neo 5G also comes with an 18GB RAM variant. With this variant, you should be able to multi-task with ease.


When it comes to the SoC, ZTE has chosen the Unisoc T820 for the Nubia Neo 5G. It’s a mid-range chipset that offers a decent gaming performance. To be specific, it gets a 422384 score on AnTuTu. So, you shouldn’t notice major performance hiccups while playing your favorite games.

For those wondering, the T820 is a 6nm octa-core chipset with 5G support. And on the ZTE Nubia Neo 5G, it is clocked at 2.7GHz.

Screen and Audio

The Nubia Neo 5G features a 6.6-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Thanks to this high refresh rate panel, you can enjoy fast-paced games and fluid motions on the screen. Also, the screen is 6.6-inch in size, offering you an immersive gaming experience. And as the display utilizes a smart brightness enhancement tech, it can deliver a great outdoor viewing experience.

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ZTE Nubia Neo 5G Screen

On that note, the immersive gaming experience gets further refined with DTS:X Ultra support. This audio technology excels at delivering surround sound, making you feel like you are directly on the battlefield. Also, the Nubia Neo 5G has a 3.5mm headphone jack, letting you use your favorite gaming earphones or headphones.

Sound Performance ZTE Nubia Neo

Moreover, the DTS:X Ultra brings support for object-based audio formats. With a compatible headset, you can take your in-game audio experience to the next level with the Nubia Neo 5G.

Battery and Charging

The ZTE Nubia Neo 5G comes with a 4500mAh battery. That means you can also play games for a prolonged period without needing to carry a power bank. And as it supports 22.5W wired charging, the device will get to 0% to 100% pretty fast.

Cooling System Nubia Neo

In addition, the Nubia Neo 5G has a multi-layer heat dissipation structure with super conduction thermal materials. It offers effective heat dissipation during intense gaming sessions.

Camera and Battery

Camera Configuration of ZTE Nubia Neo 5G

While the Nubia Neo 5G is mostly about gaming, it does come with a decent camera setup. On the back, the phone comes with a 50MP primary camera, which offers crisp and well-detailed images. The device also comes with Multi-Frame Noise Reduction technology, delivering great low-light images.

There’s a secondary camera on the back, but ZTE hasn’t offered any official information regarding this sensor. It’s likely an ultra-wide or macro camera. And on the front, the device comes with an 8MP sensor.

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