ZTE Nubia Z40 with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, 16GB RAM Listed on Geekbench

The Nubia Z40 will boot Android 12 out of the box.

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ZTE’s Nubia is gearing up to launch the Nubia Z40 series devices in the domestic market. The company has already confirmed that it will launch the Z40 series devices this month itself in China. Ahead of the launch, we have now spotted the upcoming Nubia flagship on the Geekbench benchmark database. The latest database listing also confirms some of the key specifications of the upcoming Nubia Z40. Let us take a closer look at Nubia Z40 Geekbench scores, processor details, and other specifications.

Nubia Z40 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Spotted on Geekbench!

ZTE Nubia Z40

Nubia Z40 appeared on the Geekbench benchmark database with model number NX701J. The handset scored 1228 points in the single-core round of the Geekbench 5 benchmark test. Whereas, in the multi-core round of the same test, the score was recorded as 3379 points.

The database listing confirms the presence of an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with codename taro and 1 + 3 + 4 core configuration. Based on this, the handset will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor.

To those unaware, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line offering and is built on Samsung’s 4nm fabrication process. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 makes use of an X2 prime core, clocked at 3.0GHz, and comes with an integrated Adreno 730 GPU.

The database listing also confirms that the handset will come in a 16GB RAM variant. Though, we can expect ZTE to launch it in other memory configurations as well. The Nubia Z40 will also come preloaded with the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system – Android 12.

As of now, unfortunately, only this much is known about Nubia’s upcoming flagship handset. However, since we are not far from launch, we can expect the handset to pop up on other certification sites. If and whenever that happens, we will update our readers.

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Arpit grew his liking for gadgets almost a decade back in 2011 while researching for his first smartphone. He started reporting on consumer tech in 2018 and has also worked with FoneArena in the past.