Samsung Galaxy A3 VS. ZTE Nubia Z9 mini: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A3 VS. ZTE Nubia Z9 mini. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
6.1
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4.8
5.2
Performance & Hardware
3
4.4
Camera
3.4
6.8
Connectivity
6.4
5.6
Battery
2.1
4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
SM-A300F, SM-A300F/DS, SM-A300FU
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Release Date

Release date
October 2014, 4 years ago
March 2015, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
65.5 mm
130.1 mm
6.9 mm
69.8 mm
141.3 mm
8.2 mm
Weight
110 g
147 g
Usable surface
65 %
70 %
Materials
Metal
Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Pink

Silver

White
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
4.5"
5"
Type
Super Amoled
LCD IPS
Resolution
540 x 960 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
245 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • CGS - Continuous Grain Silicon
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy A3
Print 3D Model
ZTE Nubia Z9 mini
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916v2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
Cortex A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.4 GHz
1.7 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 306
Qualcomm Adreno 405

RAM

RAM
1 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
20.096
Overall performance better than 16% of devices
31.025
Overall performance better than 35% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Geomagnetic
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • RGB
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.120 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.390 W/Kg on head
0.554 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.462 W/Kg on head
1.153 W/Kg on body
0.421 W/Kg on head
1.438 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
1900 mAh
2900 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable