ZTE has released released a new affordable 4G-LTE smartphone, Blade S6. While announcing the launch, ZTE said in a press release that the phone is priced at $249.99 (Rs 15,327 approximately) and that the ZTE Blade S6 will be available online globally on AliExpress, and with Amazon and eBay in selected markets. However, ZTE minced no word about its release in India.
The ZTE Blade S6, which has a dimension of 144 x 70.7 x 7.7mm, has a 5 inch touchscreen with high definition resolution. It is based on the latest Android Lollipop operating system and has ZTE’s MiFavor 3.0 user interface. The Blade S6 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core processor. It has 2 GB DDR3 RAM and 16 GB internal storage. It has micro SD card slot as well.
The ZTE Blade S6 offers a 13 megapixel rear auto focus camera with Sony IMX214 sensor and a 5 megapixel front camera. The smartphone offers a 2400 mAh battery. The Blade S6 has two nano SIM slots and offers 4G connectivity. It also has WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, and a host of sensors.
“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,” said Adam ZENG Xuezhong, executive vice president of ZTE and chief executive officer of ZTE mobile devides.
He further added, “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.”
Currently, ZTE has several smartphones as well as features phones, ZTE Grand SII being the costliest one at Rs 13,999.