ZTE Axon Mini vs ZTE Nubia Z9 mini: Comparison

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

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
No price,
no Ki
Design and Screen score 6.0 Design & Materials 4.9 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 4.0 Performance & Hardware 3.8 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 5.2 Camera 6.1 Camera
Connectivity score 4.8 Connectivity 4.5 Connectivity
Battery score 3.4 Battery 3.5 Battery

User reviews

User score
6.8
5 opinions
7.3
9 opinions

Summary

Inches 5.2" 5"
Resolution FHD FHD
Usable surface 73% useful 70% useful
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Dimensions 70.0 mm
145.5 mm
7.9 mm
69.8 mm
141.3 mm
8.2 mm
Weight 140 g 147 g
Micro SnapD. 616
Octa-Core
SnapD. 615
Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 16 GB
AnTuTu 36.598
v6
31.025
v?
Battery 2800 mAh 2900 mAh
Main Camera 1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
3M2
1
16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
IMX234 Exmor RS
Selfie Camera SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/--
Bands
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 5.0 Lollipop

Brand

Brand ZTE Nubia
Aliases -- --

Release Date

Release date October 2015,
5 years ago
March 2015,
5 years ago
State Not available Not available
Market -- --

Design & Materials

Structure

ZTE Axon Mini
ZTE Nubia Z9 mini
ZTE Axon Mini
ZTE Nubia Z9 mini
Size
70.0 mm
145.5 mm
7.9 mm
Print 3D Model
69.8 mm
141.3 mm
8.2 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 140 g 147 g
Usable surface 73 % 70 %
Materials Plastic, Metal, Faux leather Glass
Resistance - -
Colors
Gold

Gray
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal 5.2" 5"
Type Super Amoled LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution FHD
1080 x 1920 px
FHD
1080 x 1920 px
Density 424 Pixels per inch 441 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Force Touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • CGS - Continuous Grain Silicon

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.6
5.9
Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.0
8.7
Is it comfortable?
7.8
8.3
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
6.8
8.2
Number of reviews
5 opinions
9 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
CPU 4x Cortex-A53 1.7 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.2 GHz 4x Cortex-A53 1.7 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.0 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 28 nm 28 nm
Frequency 1.7 GHz 1.7 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 405 Qualcomm Adreno 405

RAM

RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Type -- --

Storage

Capacity 32 GB 16 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
7.2
7.1
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
7.4
7.9
What's your experience been with demanding games?
7.5
4.9
Number of reviews
5 opinions
9 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Tipo de cámara

Standard

Standard
Resolution 13 Mpx 16 Mpx
Sensor Samsung 3M2 Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Type ISOCELL CMOS BSI
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- 40 - 3200
Pixel size 1.13 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/3.06 1/2.6

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
No,
30 fps
Others
  • Digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Tipo de cámara

Dedicada

Dedicada
Resolution 8 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ --
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.2
9.1
Quality of nighttime photos
7.0
7.7
Quality of selfies
7.6
6.9
Does it have a powerful flash?
7.0
7.4
Number of reviews
5 opinions
9 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • 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)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • 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
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • SUPL
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS

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.

-- --
American measurement

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

0.820 W/Kg on head
0.720 W/Kg on body
0.421 W/Kg on head
1.438 W/Kg on body

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
7.2
8.4
Quality of the GPS
8.0
8.8
And the WiFi?
8.8
8.9
Number of reviews
5 opinions
9 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
2800 mAh
2900 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes No
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 20%
    Less than half day
  • 20%
    Less than a day
  • 20%
    One day
  • 40%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
  • 11%
    Less than half day
  • 22%
    Less than a day
  • 33%
    One day
  • 33%
    More than one day
  • 11%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
5 opinions
9 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
    Android 5.0 Lollipop, 6 years ago
  • Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
    Android 5.0 Lollipop, 6 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes No

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 60%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 40%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 100%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 0%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 40%
    Never
  • 40%
    Once a year
  • 20%
    Every six months
  • 0%
    Every two months or less
  • 22%
    Never
  • 22%
    Once a year
  • 44%
    Every six months
  • 11%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
5 opinions
9 opinions

Prices

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