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Nubia Z50 Ultra with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC spotted on Geekbench ahead of March 7 launch


The Nubia Z50 Ultra will be unveiled in China on March 7 by the smartphone brand owned by ZTE. Ahead of its official debut, the phone has allegedly been spotted on benchmarking site Geekbench, hinting at its key specifications. The upcoming Nubia Z50 Ultra phone appeared with the model number Nubia NX712J. It runs on Android 13 and is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. The Geekbench listing also suggests up to 12GB of RAM on the Nubia Z50 Ultra.

A Nubia smartphone has been spotted on the Geekbench website bearing the model number Nubia NX712J. This is supposed to relate to the Nubia Z50 Ultra. The Geekbench listing indicates that it will run on Android 13 and include 11.01GB of RAM. This could translate to 12GB of RAM on paper. The listing shows an octa-core processor with a maximum CPU core clocked at 3.19GHz, three SSD cores clocked at 2.02GHz and four cores clocked at a maximum clock speed of 2.80GHz. All these details point to the presence of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC on the upcoming Nubia Z50 Ultra.

Nubia Z50 Ultra scored 1494 points in the single-core test and 5121 points in the multi-core test. The list is dated March 2.

Nubia Z50 Ultra is set to go official in China on March 7. The launch event will start at 2:00 PM local time (11:30 AM IST). In the run-up to the launch, the ZTE-owned brand has been teasing the phone’s design and specifications via Weibo.

It is confirmed to come with a 6.8 inch AMOLED display with pulse width modulation (PWM) frequency of 1,440Hz. It is exciting to carry a 16MP selfie sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The gaming-focused device will feature an electronic cooling system with a cooling area of ​​41,442 sq mm for thermal management. Nubia used NeoVision’s new computational imaging technology on the new device.

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