The smartphone is available for purchase on E-Commerce website Amazon India. The ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini handset is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (quad-core Cortex-A53 1.5GHz + quad-core Cortex-A53 1GHz) processor coupled with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM.

The smartphone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX234 Exmor RS sensor, LED flash, and f/2.0 aperture, apart from an 8-megapixel front camera with Sony IMX179 Exmor R sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

The device features a 16GB of internal storage which can expandabed upto 128 GB via microSD card and is fuelled with a 2900mAh removable battery.

ZTE Corp ranked third globally in patent applications, the company said citing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

More than 12,000 handset-related patents have been granted to ZTE. They hold 13 per cent of the world's 4G-specific patents. The company was ranked third under the 2014 Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).