ZTE has unveiled 2 new smartphones at the MWC 2016. The ZTE Blade V7 will launch first in Germany, Mexico, Spain and South Africa first and then, later on, will make it’s way to other countries. While the ZTE Blade V7 Lite will come first to Russia and later on will be launched in other countries.
Both the smartphones look premium and have metallic build. The design language from some angles is reminiscence of apple devices.
image – ZTE V7 Lite
ZTE has not been very aggressive in India as far as having smartphones across the price range, they do have one of the cheapest 4G LTE smartphone ZTE Qlux priced at Rs. 4999.
ZTE Blade V7
The ZTE Blade V7 comes with similar specs when compared to the Lenovo K4 Note. Though the design for the smartphone looks quite similar to the iPhone 6 from the from bottom and side.
ZTE Blade V7 is powered by the Meditek Octacore processor MTK 6753 clocked at 1.3 GHz. ZTE Blade V7 features a 5.2-inch display with Full HD (1920*1080) resolution with 424 PPI.
The ZTE Blade V7 comes with Dual Sim support along with 4G LTE. ZTE Blade V7 has 2 GB of RAM for multitasking.
It is good news that most smartphones getting launched now are at least bundled with the latest Google OS Android Marshmallow which brings some refinement at the core level but nothing much from the look and feels point of view when compared to the Android Lollipop 5.1.
ZTE Blade V7 has 16 GB of internal storage and comes with an option to expand to 32 GB. The smartphone comes with 13 MP camera with PDAF and faster Auto-Focus system. The Blade V7 has a 5 MP front camera for clicking selfies.
The battery capacity of the smartphone is 2500 mAH which is not too high considering similar smartphones are coming with 3000 or higher battery capacity.
ZTE Blade V7 Lite
The ZTE Blade V7 comes with an improved front camera with an 8 Megapixel resolution and a dedicated front flash. The rear camera is also similar with 8 MP resolution. The smartphone also features a fingerprint scanner which is missing on the ZTE Blade V7. The design reminds me of the Apple iPhone 5s from the front while the back side is totally different.
ZTE Blade V7 Lite is powered by the MediaTek Quad Core processor MTK 6735 clocked at 1.3 GHz. The smartphone has 2 GB of Ram and runs on the Android Marshmallow OS. ZTE Blade V7 features a 5.0-inch display with HD (1280*720) resolution with 293 PPI.
The ZTE Blade V7 comes with Dual Sim support along with 4G LTE. ZTE Blade V7 has 2 GB of RAM and runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS.
ZTE Blade V7 lite has 16 GB of internal storage and comes with an option to expand to 32 GB.
The battery capacity of the smartphone is 2500 mAH which is okay considering the screen size and resolution.
Both the smartphones will be available in Silver and Gold colors. The launch date, price, and availability is yet not known for the devices.