ZTE at an event in Beijing on Thursday introduced two new smartphones in its ‘Blade’ portfolio, the ZTE Blade A910 and the Blade V7 Max. While the Blade A910 is priced at CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 13,300) for the 2GB RAM + 16GB inbuilt storage variant, the 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage version costs CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,300). The Blade V7 Max will set you back CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 18,400) for its 3GB of RAM variant, while the 4GB of RAM version will cost CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,500). The company is yet to reveal its plans to launch the handsets outside China.
The dual-SIM supporting ZTE Blade V7 Max runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box with the company’s MiFavor UI skin on top. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution display with 2.5D curved glass and is powered by an unspecified octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz, clubbed with 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and LED flash along with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The Blade V7 Max houses 32GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). On the connectivity front, the smartphone supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C. Backed by a 3000mAh battery, the handset measures 154×76.5×7.2mm and sports a fingerprint sensor at the back as well.
The slightly less powerful dual-SIM supporting Blade A910 (seen above) features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution Amoled display and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with MiFavor UI v3.5. Under-the-hood, it packs a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, clubbed with 2GB/ 3GB of RAM and Mali-T720 GPU.
The handset comes in 16GB/ 32GB of inbuilt storage variants and supports microSD card (up to 128GB) as an external storage. In the camera department, the Blade A910 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera along with PDAF and LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with 88-degree wide-angle lens. The smartphone measures 152x75x6.9mm and is backed by a 2540mAh battery. It supports the same connectivity features as the Blade V7 Max with NFC connectivity in addition.