ZTE Blade V8 Pro Up At CES; Better Chipset, Vertical Dual High Res CameraBy Pretty Abegail Pacilan, UniversityHerald Reporter
Chinese multinational telecommunications company ZTE has revealed not one but two devices to be showcased in CES this month. Blade V8, which was reportedly being leaked in Russia this week was followed again by another ZTE device, this time it's the pro version, Blade V8 Pro.
There are indeed a lot to look forward to this month at CES when it comes to showcasing the latest in technology specifically this two devices ZTE introduced albeit unofficially yet. The Blade V8 Pro alongside its non-Pro model oddly presents the same name, but GS Marena reported the distinctive difference when it comes to looks.
The source described that although both have dual rear cameras, the Blade V8 Pro goes with a vertical dual camera arrangement on a plastic back but sports a metal frame. With the leaked photo, the phone features a 5.5-inch 1080p touchscreen with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 on top.
This new Pro version of the device is bigger compared to Blade V8 reports Phandroid. Additional specs of the phone include Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset at the helm with a 2 GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage, and Cat. 4 LTE support.
Sources also took notice of the 13MP + 13 MP rear cameras with phase detection autofocus and 4K video recording, an 8 MP front-facing snapper, and a 3,140 mAh battery. It runs with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
One of the best features of the phone is not only the larger screen it has, but the better chipset, and a higher resolution it implores on its secondary camera in the rear. It is also sold in a cheaper price in the US around $230, undercutting ZTE's Axon line by quite a bit, Phandroid added.
Meanwhile, it is believed that the recent leaked images teasing ZTE fans of its latest phones is a massive step up for the company, Digital Trends reported. Last year, ZTE has sold more than 30 million Blade phones and with this pro-version it will undoubtedly swell again future sales.