Blade S7 smartphones goes official in Asia as a mind-range gadget with premium build quality designed by ZTE.
Nowadays the gap between high-end and mid-range smartphones is not that big anymore. If one was reluctant in the past to acquire a mid-range phone because it didn’t had enough RAM, a decent camera or premium build quality, things have changed in 2015. Take the Blade S7 smartphone ZTE Corp has just announced in Asia.
The Blade S7 is the latest affordable handset launched under ZTE’s premium Blade series that packs an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, a 2,500 mAh battery and features a 5-inch Full HD LTPS display with 445 ppi, which is encased in an Aluminium metal frame and covered by a 2.5D sheet of Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back).
“We are delighted to confirm the availability of the ZTE Blade S7, a device packed with a range of fun and innovative features,” said Jacky Zhang, CEO of Asia Pacific, ZTE Mobile Devices. “ZTE is constantly listening to its customers and we wanted to deliver a device that takes the selfie experience to a new level.”
In addition, at its 7.2mm in thickness, the Blade S7 comes with a fingerprint scanner on the right-hand side embedded in the Power button, it is equipped with a 13MP main camera sensor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and it runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop customized with ZTE’s MiFavor 3.2 user interface.
As for the price, ZTE will begin selling the Blade S7 smartphone this month for about $280, about 260 Euro / £185 in Asia-Pacific region for now. Other markets will be announced at a later date.