ZTE has launched its new smartphone ZTE Blade S6 at an event in Hong Kong, expanding its Blade series. Blade S6 is dubbed as “World’s first Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core smartphone to be running on the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system” by the company. This device flaunts its thin casing which surrounds it, giving it a more attractive look. The Blade S6 further comes in silver or pink matte finish variants. The device also supports Smart Sense technology which enables the users to access files with the help of gestures. Read on to find more information about specifications, features, price and availability of this handset.
The dual-SIM Blade S6 is powered by 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system with ZTE’s MiFavor 3.0 UI. It features 5 inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and is based on In-Cell technology. The handset entails 16 GB of internal storage which is expandable via microSD card.
On imaging front, it sports an impressive 13 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera for capturing selfies and making video calls. Blade S6 comes packed with a 2400 mAh battery while connectivity options on this device include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB.
Adam Zeng Xuezhong, Executive Vice President of ZTE Corporation and CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices, said, “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.”
Features and Specifications of ZTE Blade S6 Smartphone
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939)
- Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop with ZTE’s MiFavor 3.0 UI
- Display: 5 inch HD display with In-Cell technology (720 x 1280 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 2 GB
- ROM: 16 GB (expandable via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel auto focus with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
- Battery: 2400 mAh
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB
“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. With its small package and powerful capabilities, the Blade S6 is the dream device for the socially active consumers and a clear demonstration of ZTE’s ability to offer a premium smartphone at an affordable price,” he added.
Price and Availability
The ZTE Blade S6 is priced at $249.99 (around Rs. 15,500) and will be available for sale starting from 10th February 2015. This device will be available online worldwide including India through AliExpres. It will also go on sale via Amazon or eBay in select markets.
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