ZTE a Chinese company has graced the media with the announcement of three of its new Android driven smartphones under the Blade series. The mid range market devices, Blade X3, Blade X5 and Blade X9 all run on the Android OS with reports stating that the trio are already in the Russian market and could soon be introduced into other regions.
The ZTE Blade X3 which is the cheapest of the trio comes packing a 5 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 720×1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek MT6735 SoC clocked at a speed of 1.2GHz with 1GB of RAM and an 8GB of in-built storage memory capacity which can be expanded to 32GB using microSD card. The Blade 3 is also equipped with an 8MP rear autofocus camera capable of video recording with LED flash for lighting and a 2MP front facing camera powered by the 4,000mAh battery and is expected to be sold for $140.
The Blade X5, second in the series also spots a 5-inch display powered by the MediaTek M6753 chipset and equipped with an 8MP rear and front camera with a camera shutter on the back. The smartphone is powered by a 2,400mAh battery and is expected to be sold for $170.
The ZTE Blade X9 came with much greater and powerful specs as compared to the earlier two as it spots a 5.5 inch Full HD IPS display running on a 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC with 2GB of RAM and an internal storage capacity of 16GB. The smartphone boasts of a 13MP rear autofocus camera capable of video recording with LED flash and a 5MP front camera. For security, the smartphone is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor on the back and powered up by its 3,000mAh battery pack. The X9 is expected to be sold for $275.