The ZTE Blade S6 is official. It’s a 4G-enabled smartphone with gesture controls and a price that budget-conscious buyers will surely love.
Although it’s a mid-range smartphone, the ZTE Blade S6 comes packing with premium specs. To start with, there’s an octa-core, 64-bit Snapdragon processor. Combine it with Android Lollipop and we have a phone here with outstanding performance. In addition, the Blade S6 enjoys 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera that employs a Sony IMX214 sensor. As for the design, well, if you love curves of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, then you’ll love the Blade S6.
ZTE Blade S6 Specs
- Android 5.0 Lollipop
- 5-inch IPS LCD (720×1280 HD), ~294ppi
- 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor
- Adreno 405 GPU
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- microSD support up to 32GB
- 13-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
- 5-megapixel front camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Dual nano-SIM with dual standby
- 3G HSPA, 4G LTE
- Bluetooth 4.0
- GPS, A-GPS
- Dimensions: 144 x 70.7 x 7.7mm
- Li-Ion 2400mAh non-removable battery
One particular drawback that the ZTE Blade S6 is its 720p resolution, but it’s actually more of an advantage when viewed from a different perspective. You see, skipping Full HD or quad-HD resolution is good for the battery life, and it should also keep everything on screen smooth because 720p is a lot less demanding to the processor.
The ZTE Blade S6 is expected to sell for $249.99 (approx. Php11,000). There’s no exact date of availability yet, but it will sell through Amazon, eBay and AliExpress.