China grown mobile manufacturer ZTE has made its presence at CES 2017. The company has announced Blade V8 Pro with premium looks and impressive specs. ZTE Blade V8 Pro makes the debut of Blade series into the market. The latest midrange smartphone packs dual rear cameras and a fingerprint sensor in the home button.
“First launched in Asia, the Blade series has expanded to countries throughout Europe and Mexico due to growing consumer demands.The Blade series hasn’t gone unnoticed here in the US as consumers and partners have continually asked about it, so we’re excited to kick off 2017 by giving them what they want with the Blade V8 Pro.” said, Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution. The display is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU. The handset measures 155 x 76.9 x 9.1mm in dimensions and weighs around 185g.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro packs 3GB RAM with 32GBGB Internal Storage which can be expandable up to 128GB. The Hybrid Dual SIM smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). As mentioned, ZTE Blade V8 Pro incorporates a Fingerprint sensor in the home button.
Audio department in the Blade V8 Pro excels with the dedicated Hi-Fi audio chipset. You can experience the best of it with the 3.5mm audio out jack. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz- 5GHz), 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth v 4.2, USB Type-C port.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro packs dual 13MP rear cameras with dual LED flash. Another 8MP sensor is provided on the front for shooting selfies. A 3140mAh built-in battery powers the device with Qualcomm Quick Charge support.
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is available in Black Diamond color and is priced at $229.98 (Rs. 15620 approx.) Pre-orders in the USA are already available through B&H.com, NewEgg.com, and zteusa.com.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro key specs:
- 5-inch Full HD display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor, Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB RAM/32GBGB Internal Storage expandable up to 128GB
- Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz- 5GHz), 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth v 4.2, USB Type-C
- 13MP Dual rear cameras
- 8MP Front facing sensor