The ZTE Blade V8 Pro offers commendable specs despite being categorised under the budget price bracket. Giving you features such as good battery life, decent dual-rear cameras, and a near-stock Android experience, the ZTE Blade V8 Pro phone is a budget phone that delivers more than what is expected. Read more about the ZTE Blade V8 smartphone below.
|Release Date in Singapore|
|Processor frequency||1.4 GHz|
|Processor family||Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Coprocessor frequency||1.1 GHz|
|Display diagonal||13.2 cm (5.2")|
|Display resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Display number of colours||16 million colours|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Dual SIM|
|SIM card type||NanoSIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,2100 MHz|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)|
|RAM capacity||3 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||32 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||128 GB|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||7.0 Nougat|
|Rear camera type||Dual camera|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||13 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||13 MP|
|Second rear camera resolution (numeric)||2 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Rear camera resolution||4160 x 3120 pixels|
|Battery capacity||2730 mAh|
|Standby time (3G)||405 h|
|Standby time (2G)||450 h|
|Standby time (4G)||360 h|
|Colour of product||Gold|
|Personal info management (PIM)||Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list|
|Personalization||Icons, Menu, Shortcuts|
|Support for contact groups|
|Audio formats supported||AAC,AAC+,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,PCM,eAAC+|
|Video formats supported||H.263,H.264,H.265,MPEG4,VP8|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
The budget smartphone scene has become increasingly competitive with the introduction of premium features on less expensive smartphones. The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is a good example of a bargain smartphone that has features comparable to devices that are priced much higher than it is.
The smartphone has an understated design that is simplistic yet stylish, giving off an expensive look way beyond its price range. The Blade V8 Pro sports a polished aluminium frame with chamfered edges and a textured covering at the back of the phone that provides more grip. The bezel of the phone is extremely thin, a feature that is until recently only found on many flagships.
Although the Blade V8 Pro’s does not have an OLED display, the 5.5-inch Full-HD screen is more than sufficient for a smartphone of its calibre, offering vivid colours and better contrast than expected. With ZTE opting to use an IPS-LCD display means that the phone is not overly-pixelated, delivering 400ppi pixel density to its users. Colours are not over-saturated that it will hurt the eyes. The screen is also bright enough to deliver decent outdoor visibility under direct sunlight.
The Blade V8 Pro also boasts a dual-camera setup for its primary cameras, another feature that is seen on many top-of-the-line smartphones today. The phone has two 13MP shooters at the back and an 8MP shooter in front. When you are snapping photos with the rear cameras, you can select from one of three options: Bokeh, Monocolour, and Monochrome. The latter two options take black-and-white photos or photos with selective colours, whereas Bokeh mode stimulates varying depths of field.
The ZTE Blade V8 Pro comes with a 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, which enables the smartphone to deliver a better performance than its peers in the same category. You will not face any slowing down even when watching videos or playing demanding games such as Star Wars Force Arena and Asphalt 8.