ZTE Nubia Z11 mini vs ZTE Nubia Z9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: ZTE Nubia Z11 mini vs ZTE Nubia Z9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
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No price,
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Design & Materials
6.1
5.1
Performance & Hardware
4.5
5.3
Camera
6.5
6.9
Connectivity
5.2
5.9
Battery
3.6
3.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
April 2016, 4 years ago
May 2015, 5 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.0 mm
141.4 mm
8.0 mm
68.3 mm
147.4 mm
8.9 mm
Weight
138 g
192 g
Usable surface
69 %
74 %
Materials
Metal
Glass, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Gold

Silver
Black

White

Gold

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.2"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
424 Pixels per inch
424 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • 95% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • GFF full lamination
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • Without Notch
  • 95% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • CGS - Continuous Grain Silicon

Prototypes





Prototypes
ZTE Nubia Z11 mini
Print 3D Model
ZTE Nubia Z9
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
CPU
4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53+ 4x1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57+4x 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 405
Qualcomm Adreno 430

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB
Type
--
--

Antutu

Score
43.185 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 43% of devices
75.817 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 58% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
Type
--
--
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
No

Sensors

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

Others

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

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
40 - 3200
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.6
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • 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
  • Front Flash
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Features
-
-

Connectivity

Networks

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.1
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Host
  • 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.

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American measurement

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

0.496 W/Kg on head
1.148 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • TV-Out

Battery

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

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Prices

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