There is a new set of Chinese smart phone makers entering into India with the recent being Meizu and now ZTE which has recently launched ZTE Nubia Z9 mini in its Z series under the name of Nubia. The Nubia Z9 mini comes with a 5-inch Full HD CGS which means Continuous Grain Silicon OGS display having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display is protected with Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The device runs on Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 64-bit Octa-core processor with Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 cores and Quad-core 1.0 GHz, it also has Adreno 405 GPU. The processor is supported by 2GB of RAM and the internal memory or ROM is 16GB which can be further expanded using micrSD card upto 128GB.
The Z9 mini comes with a 16MP primary or Rear camera with Sony IMX234 Exmor RSTN sensor with lens aperture of f/2.0 and having 6p Optical lens and LED flash.
The device comes with a 8MP front facing camera with an 80-degree wide angle lens with NeoVision 5.0 Camera UI. The connectivity features of the device are Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, light sensor, gyroscope, split screen and DTS music. The Nubia Z9 mini design wise comes with an aircraft grade alloy frame and glass finish which also gives premium finish in the hand.
Features and Specifications of ZTE Nubia Z9 mini:
Dimensions: 141.3 x 69.8 x 8.1 mm
Weight: 145 grams
Display: 5-inch Full HD CGS OGS Display with corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Processor: Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
RAM: 2GB DDR3 RAM
Software or OS: Android 5.0.2 Lollipop based Nubia UI 2.8
Primary Camera: 16MP camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX234 Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture and 6P lenses
Secondary Camera: 8MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX179 Exmor R BSI sensor, 80-degree wide viewing angle
Connectivity: 4G LTE, Dual-Nano SIM, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), GPS/aGPS
Storage: 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB
Battery: 3000mAh battery
Availability and Pricing of Numbia Z9 mini:
The ZTE Nubia Z9 mini is available only on Amazon and will be coming in normal sale being offered in metal black variant for a price of Rs. 16,999 INR which I think is pretty decent enough for the features at which it is being offered. Let us see if it can take on the other Chinese smart phone makers in the Indian market.