Chinese manufacturer ZTE has launched the separate Nubia sub-brand in India and the company’s first smartphone – Nubia Z9 Mini at a price tag of Rs. 16,999. It comes in Black colour and exclusively available on The device has aircraft grade alloy frame and glass finish at the back.


Commenting on the launch, Yuan Kang, (CEO Terminal Sales South Asia), said:

We are excited to be entering India. We believe this is the perfect time for a brand like us launch here given the high paced economic growth and focus on developing the highest quality communications infrastructure nationally to support the new government’s “Make in India” vision.

Felix Fu (Co-founder and Senior Vice President – nubia, said:

Nubia has plans to make several significant investments and undertake initiatives to establish nubia as one of the most preferred among major global brands in India. Indian mobile phone users can expect us to surprise the Indian market with even more devices with high quality features at highly disruptive features to be launched further this year.

Samir Kumar, Director, Category Management, and Amazon India, said:

We are very excited to be the partner of choice for nubia and give our customers across India an easy and convenient access to this great device. This aligns with our vision of enabling customers to find, discover and buy anything that they wish to buy online and have a delightful shopping experience every time they shop on We are the fastest growing eCommerce marketplace in the country today and this tie-up is a validation of the faith customers as well as brands place in our platform.

On the specifications front, it features 5-inch FULL HD CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon) OGS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it has 74.1% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by 64-bit Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 processor which clocks at 1.5GHz and paired with Adreno 405 GPU & 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.0.2 with Nubia UI 2.8 on top of it & has 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 128GB by using microSD card.

On the imaging front, it features 16-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash and 8-megapixel front-facing camera with 8—degree wide-angle lens with NeoVision 5.0 Camera UI.

It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), GPS/aGPS.

It packs 3000 mAh battery.

ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini Specifications

  • Display: 5-inch Full HD CGS, OGS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Processor: Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor with 550 MHz Adreno 405 GPU
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Camera: 16MP camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX234 Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture and 6P lenses and 8MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX179 Exmor R BSI sensor, 80-degree wide viewing angle.
  • Operating System: Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with nubia UI 2.8
  • Dimension: 141.3 x 69.8 x 8.1mm
  • Weighs: 145g
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), GPS/aGPS
  • Battery: 3000 mAh battery
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