ZTE Nubia Z9 Specs & Price

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Sporting a large Full-HD display with vanishing bezels, ZTE Nubia Z9 is an amazing smartphone that delivers great value for money. The device is equipped with a hard-wearing octa-core processor, strong pair of cameras and a large battery, while also offering LTE connectivity. It comes in classic and exclusive editions.

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ZTE Nubia Z9

Design and Display

The Nubia Z9 boasts a stunning design featuring metal and glass. It has 2.5D glass on its front and back as well as a metal frame. The premium design is further accentuated by a 5.2-inch IPS display that has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.

The touchscreen boasts a bezel-less design, thanks to Arc Refractive Conduction (ARC) – an optical technology – which makes the bezel appear non-existent. Frame Interactive Technology (FiT) allows you perform gestures touching the screen and is designed to overlook accidental touches. You are in for great user experience on ZTE Nubia Z9 considering this display.

Camera and Storage

A main camera of 16 megapixels is provided on the rear of the ZTE Nubia Z9. The F2.0-aperture Sony shooter with LED flash, autofocus and optical image stabilisation not only offers you ability to capture awesome images, but also to record 4K (2160p) videos.

There is also an amazing 8-megapixel selfie camera with an 80-degree, wide-angle lens and Full-HD (1080p) video recording capability. Standard storage memory is 32 GB, which doubles to 64 GB on the exclusive edition. Sadly, there is no microSD slot.

Performance and OS

ZTE Nubia Z9 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 cores. The 64-bit chip, clocked at 2 GHz, is paired with ample 3 GB of RAM – 4GB is provided on the more-expensive exclusive edition.

An Adreno 430 GPU chomps graphics on the amazing smartphone. Operating platform used is Android 5.0 Lollipop with ZTE’s Nubia 3.0 user interface running on top.

Other Features

Power is provided by a non-removable 2900mAh battery rated to deliver up to three days of standby time. ZTE Nubia Z9 offers 4G LTE connectivity to enable users enjoy blazing fast browsing and downloading speeds.

The exclusive version boasts a unique Three in One (TiO) fingerprint technology that enables the phone read your fingerprint by pressing the Power, Volume Up or Volume Down button.

Pricing & Availability

ZTE Nubia Z9 is not available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in Nigeria. ZTE Nubia Z9 price in Nigeria is expected to range from N70,500 to N90,000 depending on your location in the country.

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ZTE Nubia Z9 Specs

Here are a few specs of the ZTE Nubia Z9:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 1.5GHz & 2GHz Quad Core Processor (Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810)
  • GPU: Adreno 430
  • Memory: 4GB RAM (Exclusive & Elite Edition), 3GB RAM (Classic Edition)
  • Colours: Black, White, Gold
  • Dimension: 147.4 x 68.3 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 192 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, dual stand-by


  • Display: 5.2-inch IPS LCD Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels, (424 ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 16MP Camera, HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash, Geo-tagging, Face detection, Panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB (Exclusive & Elite Edition), 32GB (Classic Edition)
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: -Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0, USB Host


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: No

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 2900 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article ZTE Nubia Z9 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 22nd, 2019
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