Xiaomi Mi4i VS. ZTE Nubia Z9 mini: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi4i VS. ZTE Nubia Z9 mini. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.2
5.2
Performance & Hardware
4.5
4.4
Camera
6.2
6.8
Connectivity
5.8
5.6
Battery
5
4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
--
--

Release Date

Release date
April 2015, 4 years ago
March 2015, 4 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.6 mm
138.1 mm
7.8 mm
69.8 mm
141.3 mm
8.2 mm
Weight
130 g
147 g
Usable surface
71 %
70 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Pink

White

Yellow
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5"
Type
LCD IPS JDI Sharp
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 95% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Full Lamination Technology
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • CGS - Continuous Grain Silicon
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi4i
Print 3D Model
ZTE Nubia Z9 mini
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
CPU
Cortex A53
Cortex A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.7 GHz
1.7 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 405
Qualcomm Adreno 405

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
40.253
Overall performance better than 49% of devices
31.025
Overall performance better than 35% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • 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
Yes
120 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • 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)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • 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
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • 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.

0.513 W/Kg on head
0.598 W/Kg on body
--
American measurement

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

1.290 W/Kg on head
0.790 W/Kg on body
0.421 W/Kg on head
1.438 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3120 mAh
2900 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V6 (Android 5.0 Lollipop)
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Prices

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