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ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini (2015) review

Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Adreno 405
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus

ZTE announced the launch of the Nubia Z9 Mini smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini comes with Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2900 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 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 Mini specifications

BrandZTE
NameNubia Z9 Mini
ModelZ9M
Release date2015

Body

The weight of ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini is about 5.19 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this ZTE phone are average (5.56 x 2.75 x 0.32 inches).

Weight5.19 oz
Dimensions5.56 x 2.75 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini 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 615 MSM8939
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of Nubia Z9 Mini screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Nubia Z9 Mini 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.

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

Connectivity

The ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini 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 Mini phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
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 Mini 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. 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 Mini 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, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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