Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has announced its Blade S6 mobile phone which is aimed specially for the youth. The phone is priced at $249 which converts to approx. 15,500 and will be available online globally on AliExpress along with Amazon and Ebay on select markets from February 10.
Mr. Adam ZENG Xuezhong, Executive Vice President, ZTE Corporation & CEO, ZTE mobiles commenting on the launch said, “In line with our product portfolio plan, we very much sought to push the envelope with the Blade S6, and to do so in a way that would appeal to youths, as well as those with active social lives, The Blade S6 is part of our 3+1 approach, which is led by a trio of product lines that includes the voice control Star series, security-focused Grand series and mass-market premium Blade series. The sub-brand Nubia series completes the approach, which together allows ZTE to address an expansive variety of customer needs. With its small package and powerful capabilities, the Blade S6 is the dream device for the socially active consumers and a clear demonstration of ZTE’s ability to offer a premium smartphone at an affordable price.”
ZTE Blade S6 – Features and Specs overivew
The handset measurements are 144 x 70.7 x 7.7 mm and houses Dual Nano SIM slots with 4G-LTE support. It has a 5-Inch IPS LCD Display with 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution and 294ppi Pixel density. The phone has screen to body ratio of 67.7% and supports multi-touch.
It is powered by a 64-Bit Snapdragon 615 Octa Core processor (1.7GHz x 4 + 1GHz x 4), Adreno 405 GPU coupled with 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB of internal storage ROM which is further expandable up to 32GB using MicroSD Card.
The Blade S6 specs also include a 5 Mega Pixel selfi camera on the front along with a 13 Mega Pixel main shooter on the back. Some of the camera features include LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Geo-tagging, 1080p Video Recording @ 30 Fps etc.
The hardware is backed with a decent 2400 mAh Li-Ion non removable battery. This handset also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.