Recently, a new ZTE smartphone with the model number ZTE BV0800 featuring dual camera setup is certified by TENAA in China. This is expected to be launched as ZTE Blade V8 at the CES 2017. Now a new ZTE smartphone called as Blade V8 Pro is also leaked. Though both the Blade V8 and V8 Pro sports dual rear cameras, these devices come with a different design externally. Today, Honor also launched the Honor 6X smartphone with 12MP + 2MP dual rear cameras for $250. Just like the Blade V8, the Blade V8 Pro also comes with mid-range specifications. While the Blade V8 sports a metal body, the Blade V8 Pro has to settle with the polycarbonate back cover but at least features a metallic frame. Both the device sports a physical button that also comes embedded with a fingerprint sensor.
ZTE Blade V8
It comes with a 5.2-inch display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and a 2.5D protection glass laid on top. Under the hood is the 64-bit Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. It includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. There is also a MicroSD card slot for further expansion of storage. The device runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat based in-house MiFavor UI 4.0 out of the box. The dual rear camera setup includes a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor along with LED flash. For selfies, there is another 13MP sensor placed on front of the device.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro
Compared to Blade V8, the Blade V8 Pro comes with a slightly larger 5.5-inch display with the same Full HD resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by the Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. There is 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be further expanded via MicroSD card slot. Unlike the Blade V8, the Blade V8 Pro still runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. It features dual 13MP sensors on the back while on the front is an 8MP selfie camera. It measures 155.96 x 76.96 x 9.14 mm and weighs 185 grams. The device comes with dual SIM dual standby support and includes a 3,140mAh battery.
Complete details of both the devices including the pricing and availability will be officially revealed by the company at the ongoing CES 2017. Apart from these two devices, the company is also expected to unveil a new premium smartphone with the curved display. Both the Blade V8 and V8 Pro are expected to be made available in the U.S and Europe along with few selected Asian markets. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details!
(Note: The above featured image is of ZTE Blade V8 Pro)