It seems that the Chinese smartphone industry is a bit crazy as far as extremely thin bezels go. Well, the craziness continue to the efforts of producing a true bezel less smartphone. It seems that so far the ZTE’s subtend Nubia has achieved the best result in the market with its top tier flagship device – Nubia Z9.
As usual, China was the first country to get this device as it was launched today. However, hot gadgets are becoming hard to get as Nubia Z9 was sold out in just 10 mins!
Besides being the closest implementation to the bezel less smartphone on the market, the Nubia Z9 carries some bleeding-edge specs. It comes with a 5.2 inches (74.0% screen-to-body ratio) 1080p display, a top-notch Snapdragon 810 chip (with some custom implementations to avoid the overheating issues), 32 GB of storage, 3 GB of RAM for the cheaper Classic edition or 64 GB of storage and 4 GB of RAM for the Exclusive & Elite editions. What is more, the device has a 16MP/8MP camera combo on the back and front, respectively. The smartphone is powered by Android 5.0.2 Lolipop out of the box and the non-removable 2900 mAh battery is running the show.
The Zte Nubia Z9 prices start at 3499 Yuan (around $645) for Classic Edition, which is really expensive in such a cheap gadgets land as China. Still, bezel less display may be worth that money for a lot of Chinese.
So far it is hard to get this exciting smartphone via third-party resellers. However, some of them have already listed it for pre-order, but the prices are very steep, which exceed $630. Well, this is what you would need to pay if you really want to show off with the bezel less Nubia Z9. Do you think that bezel less smartphones are worth all the hype? Let us know in the comments section.