The ZTE Nubia Z9 may or may not get the update officially from ZTE. But folks over at xda already has an Android 7.0 Nougat based unofficial build of CM14 available for the device.
CM14 is an Android 7.0 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by CyanogenMod — the most popular custom ROM for Android devices.
This is an alpha release ROM, but has most things working so you might be able to run it as your daily driver. Check all details about the ROM below, along with downloads and installation instructions.
ZTE Nubia Z9 CM14 Build Details
- Developer: bauuuuu
- Build status: Unofficial, test build
- Supported models: ZTE Nubia Z9 NX512J
- Original development page: XDA link
- RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)- a bit unstable in roaming mode
- Camera (Photos )
- Video Playback
- Audio ( Record and Playback )
- Sensors- most of them
- button lights
- SD Card
ZTE Nubia Z9 CM14 Downloads
For help installing the ROM on your device, follow our detailed step-by-step guide on installing CM14 using a custom recovery like TWRP:
Download Android 7.0 Nougat Gapps
Since this is an AOSP based ROM, you’re require to flash/install a Nougat supported Gapps package separately via recovery to get Google services like Play store and others back on your device.