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ZTE Nubia Z9 (2015) review

Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Adreno 430
3 GB / 32 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

ZTE announced the launch of the Nubia Z9 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the ZTE Nubia Z9 phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The ZTE Nubia Z9 comes with Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2900 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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ZTE Nubia Z9 specifications

BrandZTE
NameNubia Z9
ModelZ9
Release date2015

Body

The weight of ZTE Nubia Z9 is about 6.77 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this ZTE phone are average (5.8 x 2.69 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6.77 oz
Dimensions5.8 x 2.69 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, gold, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The ZTE Nubia Z9 comes with Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57
GPUAdreno 430

Display

The size of Nubia Z9 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of ZTE Nubia Z9 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of ZTE Nubia Z9 (3 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Nubia Z9 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Nubia Z9 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED

Connectivity

The ZTE Nubia Z9 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Nubia Z9 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Nubia Z9 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2900 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Nubia Z9 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2900 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Nubia Z9 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This ZTE phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of ZTE Nubia Z9 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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