ZTE has launched yet another Android smartphone and this is probably the best ever smartphone in terms of features and looks. The overall design is simply awesome of ZTE Blade A1. As of now, this mobile is available only in China but ZTE will launch it in other countries as well. ZTE generally makes entry-level smartphones. This time, there is no exception but the features are quite good and much better than older mobiles. At the same time, the looks is also comparatively better.
If your budget is not much high but still you want to get a good smartphone with some adorable features, you can certainly consider ZTE Blade A1. However, here is the full phone specifications and features of ZTE Blade A1. Do check this out.
Body & Design
As mentioned before, Blade A1 has a great appearance. Actually, this mobile looks something like Apple iPhone 5C. Although, there is a huge difference between them, yet, you can find them quite similar at first attempt. According to the teaser image, you can find a different in terms of buttons of this mobile. Alike iPhone 5C, you will get a rounded button. Apart from that, you will get camera, flash and speaker on the back side. Interestingly, the volume up/down buttons are placed on the left side and the power button is placed on the right side. Therefore, if you are habituated with the same side buttons, you may get some problems. Otherwise, this is simply great on its own track. The dimension of this mobile is 142 mm x 70.2 mm x 8.9 mm. You should not get any problem related to hand grip. It weighs 137gms. Compared with other smartphone, the weight seems quite lighter.
Network & Connectivity
If your budget is quite low and still you want to use 4G LTE, you can certainly consider this mobile since it comes with 4G LTE along with traditional 2G and 3G network support. Alike other ZTE mobiles, you will get dual-SIM support and both can be used at a time. On the other hand, other regular connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS etc. are also available in this mobile.
For entry-level mobile, display plays a vital role and you should not get any problem with this new mobile. You will get 5-cin IPS capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Compared with the display, the resolution seems up to the mark. In addition, the color depth is 16M and the pixel density is 294ppi. For an entry-level smartphone, these things are enough to make it even better.
Alike other mobile manufacturers, ZTE has started including MediaTek chipset in their mobile. This time, they have implemented MediaTek MT6735 in this mobile, which is no bad at all. At the same time, you will get quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.3GHz. the GPU is pretty good too since it is Mali 400. Obviously, you will get as good performance as a Samsung or Motorola mobiles, yet, you will not get very bad performance either. The most interesting thing is Blade A1 has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. Generally, Moto E has the same features. However, you can expand the storage up to 16GB using microSD card.
The camera of this ZTE mobile has got an improvement. You will get 13MP rear camera along with LED flash. Apart from that, other common features like geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR etc. are also available in ZTE Blade A1. Another good news is you can record video in 1080p at 30FPS. This is where it excels since most of the entry-level smartphones do not allow users to record video in 1080p. The second good news is you will get 8MP front facing camera in ZTE Blade A1. But, this is not confirmed whether it is possible to record video using front camera or not.
Others: There should not be any battery related issue as it contains 2800 mAh Li-Ion battery. If you are concerned for the color combination, you should know that this mobile has launched in two different colors i.e. black and grey. In India, this mobile is priced at Rs. 6340.