has launched its Nubia brand of handsets in India, with the firm making available one of its Nubia Z9 series smartphones to start with - the Nubia Z9 mini. Going on sale from Tuesday exclusively on Amazon India, the Nubia Z9 mini has been priced at Rs. 16,999.
the Nubia Z9 Max
in March, the dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) ZTE Nubia Z9 mini smartphone shares most of its specifications with the Nubia Z9 Max, but sports a smaller 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display. It bears Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and offers a pixel density of 441ppi. The smartphone runs Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with the Nubia UI 2.8 skin on top.
The ZTE Nubia Z9 mini handset is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (quad-core Cortex-A53 1.5GHz + quad-core Cortex-A53 1GHz) processor coupled with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX234 Exmor RS sensor, LED flash, and f/2.0 aperture, apart from an 8-megapixel front camera with Sony IMX179 Exmor R sensor with f/2.4 aperture. It bears a 2900mAh removable battery, and features 16GB of inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
The smartphone supports 4G LTE connectivity, compatible with networks with in India. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB with OTG. The Nubia Z9 mini weighs 147 grams, and measures 141.3x69.8x8.2mm. It will be available in Black and White colours.
For now, the Chinese company has not revealed when it intends to launch other smartphones in the Nubia lineup in India yet, which include the recently unveiled ZTE Nubia Z9 Classic
, ZTE Nubia Z9 Elite
, and ZTE Nubia Z9 Exclusive
, apart from the Nubia Z9 Max already mentioned. At the time of writing, the Nubia Z9 mini was not yet listed on Amazon India, though customers can register for notifications on the dedicated Nubia page
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