ZTE is one of those companies that you have probably not thought about picking up a smartphone from as often as you might have with the likes of Motorola, Samsung or LG. That is in spite of ZTE being one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers around. Of course, the company does not have that problem in China and other markets where they are routinely selling a number of handsets In fact, very recently, ZTE unveiled their latest flagship device the ZTE Nubia Z9. That said, the Z9 was not the only Nubia handset which they released. As well as the Nubia Z9, ZTE also launched a mini and a max version of the device, in the form of the aptly named ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini and Nubia Z9 Max.
In terms of the smaller of the three, the Nubia Z9 Mini comes equipped with a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution (along with a 441 PPI). Inside, the Z9 Mini is equipped with 2GB RAM and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core processor. This is, along with an Adreno 405 for processing the graphics. In terms of cameras, the Z9 Mini is loaded with a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, which is equipped with an F/2.0 aperture as well as an LED flash. This is coupled with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, which comes with an 80-degree view to maximise selfie shots. In terms of memory, the Z9 Mini comes with 16GB internal storage as well as the option to expand via the inclusion of a microSD card slot. Likewise, the Z9 Mini comes with a 2,900mAh battery, LTE Support and running on Android 5.0 (Lollipop), with ZTE’s own Nubia UI 2.8 over the top. In terms of the network support, the Z9 Mini is compatible with 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz, 3G: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz, 4G: FDD-LTE 1800/2100/2600MHz
So, in spite of being classified as a ‘Mini’ the ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini comes with some surprising specs and especially when you consider that Z9 Mini comes in under $300. For that kind of money, the Z9 Mini offers a lot of value. Well, if you want to shave a few more dollars off the price, then you can currently pick up the Z9 Mini directly from GearBest and make use of the coupon code ‘NZ9MINI’. Using this code at checkout, will bring the cost of the Z9 Mini down to only $276.98.