ZTE had launched couple of entry-level device at the CES 2016 for the U.S market. Though the company also expected to unveil its high-end device Nubia Z11 at the event, the company has announced the international availability of its flagship Nubia devices. Just after the completion of the CES, the company has unveiled a smartphone named ‘ZTE Blade D Lux‘ in Vietnam and Singapore.
The device features a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720) resolution display with a 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB of RAM. There is 16 onboard storage that can be further expanded upto 64GB via MicroSD card slot.
It runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop with ZTE custom UI on top of it. The device includes a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and autofocus, and an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. There is also a LED flash for front camera that can capture better selfies in dark conditions. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G LTE along with other basic connectivity options.
The device is backed by a 3,000mAh battery that can easily last for more than a day of usage. On the right side we can find the Xperia-like circular power button and volume rockers. It is priced at VND 3,890,000 (approx $175 / Rs. 11,600) and SG$ 239 (approx $166 / Rs. 11,100) in Vietnam and Singapore respectively.
Last month, the company had unveiled the ZTE Blade A1 in China that sports a similar specifications but comes with affordable price tag. The ZTE Grand X3 and Avid Plus are two smartphones that are launched recently in the U.S. These are the entry-level smartphones powered by Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor with 4G LTE support. The device launched in the U.S came with Android 5.1 Lollipop but sports stock like UI.