ZTE has announced its latest mid-segment mobile phone at CES 2017 event called the Blade V8 Pro. It comes with fingerprint sensor embedded on home button.
The phone has dimensions of 155 x 76.9 x 9.1 mm and weighs about 185 grams. It has Hybrid Dual SIM slots (nano + nano / microSD) and supports 4G LTE as well.
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro specs include 5.5-Inch IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels full HD resolution. It has 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection as well for scratch resistance.
The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. It is powered by 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 (14nm) processor with Adreno 506 GPU.
The chipset is backed by 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage ROM and allows further expansion up to 128GB using MicroSD card.
The Blade V8 Pro features a 3140 mAh in-built battery. It supports Qualcomm Quick Charge as well.
On the camera front, it has 13MP dual rear cameras with dual LED flash. On the front side is an 8MP selfie snapper as well.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V4.2, USB Type-C, GPS, 3.5mm Audio jack etc. The phone also comes with a dedicated Hi-Fi Audio Chip for quality sound.
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is priced at US$ 229.98 and comes in Black Diamond color option. It is already up for pre-order in the US.
Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA, said:
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.