ZTE has expand their multimedia and entertainment Android smartphone with ZTE Blade 3. It’s the latest generations of Blades series with larger screen, faster processor, dual camera and better multimedia features than it’s predecessor, but still at affordable price. The Chinese based company claims if the Blade III is the best Android smartphone that equipped with big screen and Android ICS OS on its price range. If you are one of those who only seek benefits and not too concerned about brands, you should take a look at details specs, price and features below.
ZTE Blade 3 is mid range of Android smartphone. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227A dual core processor with speed of 1GHZ, 512MB of RAM and working on Android 4.0 aka Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS deliver decent performance for web browsing, streaming video, playing Flash games or read/edit email. The integrated Adreno 200 GPU and a 4 inch Capacitive Touch Screen display provides maximum resolutions at 480 x 800 pixels. It’s also has multitouch support like other smartphone, as well as DLNA to share multimedia content to other compatible device.
Weighing at 130 gram with measures 123 x 63.5 x 10 mm, ZTE Blades III feels great and comfortable in your palm of hand. The Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery also provides enough power supply for few hours of music playback, web browsing or talktime in full charge. On the front, there is standart VGA camera for video calls and self portrait, while on the back you’ll find 5 megapixel auto focus camera for capture photos or shoot video record.
Designed as the multimedia device, the latest ZTE smartphone also built in with stereo speakers backed by Dolby mobile sound enhancement to improving audio experience. For storage, buyers will got 4 GB on internal storage with microSD card slot for extra storage capacity up to 32GB. Furthermore, the device also comes with FM radio, GPS with A-GPS support, proximity, accelerometer, Geo-tagging, Predictive text input and microUSB v2.0 port.
For connectivity, the handset offers bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities and works on GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 plus 3G HSDPA 900 / 2100 networks support. On the press release, Mr. Ao Wen from HTC also said, ““With Blade III we have paid extra attention to our users. We have focused on a larger screen and expanded the storage space significantly. ZTE Blade III is the first ever smartphone in its price range with a 4-inch touch screen and Android 4.0.”. He also confirm if the ICS smartphone will be available in White and Black colors and expected available in Finland on this month, and than Sweden and other countries will be follow before the end of this year. Sadly, no word on prcing or availability in the US market.
ZTE Blade 3 Specifications
Processor : 1GHZ Qualcomm MSM 7227 A dual core
OS Android 4.0 ICS
RAM : 512 MB
Display : 4 inch WVGA (800×480) TFT Capacitive Touch Screen, multitouch
Storage : 4 GB, (2.5GB accessible to the user, microSD card up to 32GB)
Rear Camera 5.0 MP, auto focus, Geo-tagging
Front Camera : VGA with dedicated mic
Audio Files : MP3, AAC, AAC+, midi, wav, AMR-NB
Video Files : MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Interface port : 3.5 audio jack, microUSB v2.0
Connectivity : Bluetooth™ 2.1, A2DP, GPS, DLNA, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Dimensions : 123 mm x 63.5 mm x 10mm
Weight: 130 gram (with Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery)
Features : FM radio, accelerometer, proximity, compass, Play Market
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