ZTE is expected to announce its new smartphone ZTE Blade V8 at the upcoming CES 2017 event in Las Vegas stating from January 5. Now ahead of that, ZTE has posted the smartphone on its own website even before its official announcement. A Russian website, Hi-Tech Mail.ru, first spotted the Blade V8 on the site and posted its images along with its specifications. The Blade V8 will be the successor to the ZTE Blade V7 launched at MWC event this year.
As per the website, the ZTE Blade V8 has a metal unibody design and features a 5.2-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS 2.5D curved glass display. It is powered by a octa-core Snapdragon 435 (MSM8940) processor, which is clubbed with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 505 GPU. The smartphone will run on latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system along with ZTE’s MiFavor 4.0 UI on top.
The Blade V8 comes with 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by a micro SD card. The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel. On the front it has a 13-megapixel selfie shooter. The ZTE Blade V8 will be only 7.7 mm thick and will also feature a fingerprint scanner on the home button on the front of the device.
The pricing and availability details of ZTE Blade V8 are not revealed yet, so we have to wait for CES event for more details on this.
To recall, the ZTE Blade V7 has a full metal unibody design and features a 5.2-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS 2.5D curved glass display. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor, which is clubbed with 2GB of RAM and Mali-T720 GPU. The smartphone runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and is backed by a 2500 mAh battery.
The Blade V7 comes with 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by a micro SD card. The smartphone has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash and PDAF. On the front it has a 5-megapixel selfie shooter. On the connectivity front, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, MicroUSB with OTG support. The handset measure 146Ã—72.5Ã—7.5mm.