Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has expanded its Blade series with the launch of three new 4G smartphones — Blade X9, Blade X5 and Blade X3.
The ZTE Blade X9, which has the most high-end features among the three smartphones, is priced at RUB 17,990 (about 55,000 Naira).
The phone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution IPS display. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor which is clocked at 1.5GHz.
This is further coupled with 2GB RAM and an Adreno 405 GPU to give a fantastic experience when playing HD games.
The smartphone houses a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with a 16GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 128GB).
The ZTE Blade X9 also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, FM radio, and Micro-USB when it comes to connectivity.
Measuring 155.3 x 77.2 x 8.55 mm, the smartphone weighs 160 grams and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. The Blade X9 also has a circular fingerprint sensor housed below the rear camera of the device.
The next smartphone, the ZTE Blade X5 features a 5 inch HD (1280x720p) IPS display. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6735 chipset clocked at 1.3GHz and a 1GB RAM.
The smartphone comes with 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded via a microSD card up to 32GB.
The Blade X5 packs a 2,400mAh battery and has a 13-megapxiel rear autofocus camera with LED flash. An 8 megapixel front camera is placed in front of the phone for selfies and video calls.
The phone measures 142 x 70.4 x 8.9 mm and weighs 129 grams. Connectivity options and sensors on it are the same as Blade X9. It is priced at RUB 10,990 (approximately 34,000 Naira).
The third smartphone, the ZTE Blade X3 features almost the same specifications as the Blade X5 but with minor changes in the camera resolution, CPU, and battery.
The smartphone has an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and also a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The same MediaTek processor clocked lower at a 1GHz powers it, coupled with 1GB of RAM.
The ZTE Blade X3 has a larger 4000mAh battery, measures 145×71.5×8.9mm and weighs 160.9 grams.
It also ditches the fingerprint sensor and comes at a RUB 8,990 price (about 27,000 Naira).
All three smartphones come with Android’s Lollipop operating system and have only been launched in Russia via ZTE’s official website. There are no details about their availability outside Russia.