ZTE the smartphone maker from China that is known for offering high-end smartphones under affordable range is ready to push another product. The company's Blade series has already had a number of budget-friendly smartphones for the market. ZTE has exponentially achieved attention in the smartphone industry in last 2 years. Now, the rumors are going about the ZTE Blade V9, the company’s upcoming affordable flagship smartphone. In Spite of its stunning design and premium looks the Blade V9 falls under mid-range price for the smartphone users. ZTE has announced the smartphone and also reveals that it will be offering the phone in Europe initially.
The company has crafted the phone with the aim to make it costlier than its actual cost and it turns out the same way. ZTE Blade V9 has the full metal body that is covered by the several layers of Aurora glass. The glass covering makes the Blade V9 shimmer in the light. The front has the full HD display with minimum bezel along with a small chin at the bottom. The phone weighs only 140 gm has a width of 7.5 mm that makes it set in the hand comfortably. With its round edges and sharp finishing, the Blade V9 offers alluring looks. The rear dual camera is located at the top corner of the back panel with horizontal orientation along beside a LED flash. The fingerprint sensors are located at the back just above the ZTE logo. The smartphone is totally made of the aluminum frame along with front and back covered by the glass.
This is the most interesting part of the phone’s design that steals the show, the 5.7-inch screen looks flawless. The screen is consist of an S-IPS LCD display with the 1080X2160 pixels resolution. ZTE Blade V9 display will come with 18:9 ratio with Full HD support to offer a jaw-dropping experience. Maybe the display won't be good as OLED or AMOLED posses by the other flagship phone but it offers an amazing experience comparing to the other similar budget phones.
ZTE’s upcoming Blade V9 posses the hardware support similar to a costly flagship phone of any other company. However, for now, we only have information based on the rumors and news. Blade V9 is expected to be running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 chipset which will be powered by Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The processor of the phone is coupled with 4GB/3GB RAM along with the 64GB/32GB internal storage. This means Blade V9 will be coming in two different variants depending on the RAM and internal storage. The rear dual camera contains 16MP and 5MP lens with a primary lens having the f/1.8 aperture. The camera will be coming with phase detection autofocus, touch focus, face or smile detection, panorama and HDR feature along with a dual LED tone flash. ZTE Blade V9 is expected to come with an 8MP front camera having the 1080 pixels support. In addition, ZTE also claims that the front camera uses the chipset to boost up the image quality up to 13MP. There will be a 3100 mAh non-removable battery and it is also expected to have the Quick charging capability. The phone will be dual SIM supportable including a Nano-hybrid slot that will make the user choose between the SIM 2 or the microSD.
The company has announced the phone back in February 2018, the owner didn't mention the launch date. There were many rumors and news that the Blade V9 will be launched in Q1 2018 but unfortunately, it didn't happen. According to our sources and collected reports, we expect Blade V9 to be launched in May or June 2018. Based on the recent news the company has decided ZTE Blade V9 price to be € 269 or $339.
Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.Follow