ZTE launched its new smartphone with the brand name Nubia Z9 in Chinese markets last year. Now the company decided to ship the smartphone to US markets as well by Quarter 3 of this year. The handset will be offered for sale by selected retailers and nubia.cn. They mainly offer two colour options for the handset and they are Black and Gold colour options.
Body and Display Features
The dimensions measures to be 147.4*68.3*8.9mm weighing 192 grams. THe display comes to be 5.2 inches edge to edge covering nearly 74% of the total body. The display type comes to be IPS LCD with capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. The screen resolution comes to be 1080*1920 pixels with 424 PPI pixel density. Multitouch feature of the handset is enabled by Nubia User Interface 3.0.
Platform and Memory Specifics
Handset packs with an Operating System of Android version of 5.0.2 Lollipop. It is powered by the chipset from Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810. The CPU comes with the specification of Quad-Core Cortex A53 with a processing speed of 1.5GHz and Quad-Core Cortex A57 with a processing speed of 2GHz. Exclusive and Elite Edition of handset comes with a support of external memory upto 64GB and with a RAM of 4GB. Whereas the classic edition features an external memory of 32GB and 3GB RAM.
Camera and Sound
The primary camera comes with a 16MP snapper. It has got a pixel resolution of 5312*2988. The additional features also include autofocus, optical image stabilization and are also supported by LED flash. Certain other characteristics include Geo Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama and High Definition Video Recording. The front comes with a power of 8MP with pixel clarity of 1080 pixels. This snapper will be loved by selfie lovers, since they will be able to capture some lovely snaps. When talking about the Audio features, the handset has got a Dolby Audio with a 3.5mm Audio Jack to support headphones.
Communication and other Features
Smartphone has got WiFi connectivity with dual band of 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. They feature a Bluetooth of version 4.1. It has got a GPS with A-GPS. The handset also has a microUSB of version 2.0 for data transfer. Nubia Z9 has got various sensors like Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro and Compass. The messaging is possible by SMS, Email, MMS, Push mail and so on. The video player of the handset supports MP4 and H.264 formats. The audio player supports MP3, FLAC, eAAC+, WAV formats. In addition to these features, it has also got a Photo Editor and Document Viewer.
Battery and Pricing of Z9
The battery of the handset is non-removable made of Li-Ion. The capacity of the battery comes to be 2900mAh. This battery is enough to keep the Z9 live for the whole day. Company has planned to launch three variants for the American markets. One is the Classic model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The price records to be $564. The second variant is the Elite model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It has got a price tag of $645. The next variant comes with a price of $725 and with a brand name of Exclusive. This model has got some additional feature like Fingerprint Sensors. All the three variants supports Dual SIM facility.