ZTE launches full-screen Blade V9 smartphone

ZTE brings premium features to its mid-range Blade line

ZTE brings premium features to its mid-range Blade line

The Android Go device is running on Android 8.1 Oreo that brings along pre-loaded Android Go apps like Gmail Go, YouTube Go, Maps Go and so on. ZTE is saying the phone is now available, although they are yet to activate the page on their USA website. According to the company, the camera can capture magical images in all situations even in low-light scenarios.

ZTE Tempo Go is an ordinary-looking smartphone with a 5-inch screen and wide bezels. Having said that, both the ZTE Blade V9 and Blade V9 VITA sport fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) displays, the Blade V9 comes with a 5.7-inch display, while the Blade V9 VITA offers a 5.45-inch display. The screen has a resolution of 854x480p, which is not bad for the given screen size. Its side bezels are quite thick as well, while the phone does not have a fingerprint scanner, and it offers a single camera on its back side. It comes with a -megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It features 16 Megapixel +5 Megapixel rear cameras as Primary Camera on the device. It gets an 8 MP selfie shooter.

The front-facing camera is 5MP, but interpolated to become an 8MP camera. This is going to give you more than all-day battery life, and we look forward to testing it out in a full review. There's also a 3200mAh battery, but it charges over microUSB which, mind you, is totally outdated at this point. ZTE has designed this phone with double-glass housing and a metal frame for better durability.

Speaking of which, while we don't know exact pricing, we do know the V9 will cost under $300 while the V9 Vita will cost under $200.

Rajya Sabha seats of 16 states to face elections on March 23
Besides the biennial elections, polling will also be held for the Kerala seat vacated after the resignation of JD-U member M.P. 12th March would be the last date for filing of nominations by candidates to contest from these seats.

The second device is the Blade V9 Vita which comes with a cheap price. We're not sure how the United States market will receive the phone but ZTE Mobile Devices' VP of Product Strategy and Marketing Jeff Yee believes it "will provide consumers with an optimized, powerful Android experience created to allow them to do more on an entry-level smartphone than ever thought before". The device is measuring 146.8 x 68.7 x 7.6mm which is relatively low compare to the original Blade V9. Paired with this is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 clocked at 1.8 Ghz. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded. While the V9 sports a 16 MP main camera with a 5 MP secondary, the V9 Vita steps things down slightly with a 13 MP main and 2 MP secondary. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G.

The ZTE Blade V9 VITA is a trimmed-down version of the Blade V9. Smartphones based on the new OS will run a totally different set of Google apps, carrying the "Go" suffix. The first smartphone based on the new Android Oreo (Go edition) OS will be called Tempo Go.

ZTE is not new to entry-level smartphones. Our mobile phones and other devices incorporate US-made chipsets, US-made operating systems and other components. It comes with LTE support. This specific handset, revealed as part of MWC 2018, is the ZTE Tempo Go, and it is supposed to be on sale right now at the company's website for the unlocked priced of $79.99.

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