ZTE launches the Blade C smartphone in China

Brittany A. Roston - Jan 29, 2013, 7:00pm CST
ZTE launches the Blade C smartphone in China

ZTE has launched a new handset in China, one of several the company announced and rolled out this year. The Blade C is its latest offering, a solid mid-range handset currently available in China and destined for Europe. Its biggest selling point will no doubt be its price at a low $110.

The Blade C comes in models V807, T807, and V889S. The handset features a 4-inch display with a WVGA resolution of 800 x 480. Inside, users will find a dual-core 1.2GHz MediaTek MTK 6577 processor and 512MB of RAM. There’s a low 4GB of internal storage, but sadly no mention of a microSD card expansion slot, which will be a limiting factor for some buyers.

Around back, there’s a 3-megapixel rear camera, but no front camera for those who enjoy video chatting. The battery is 1,600mAh, which is low for any handset, but especially one with a 4-inch display, meaning users will probably find themselves charging more often than they like. The entire device measures in at 124 x 64 x 11mm.

Graphics are via a PowerVR SGX 53, while connectivity includes Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G; sadly there’s no LTE support. The Blade C runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, its best feature aside from the low price tag. Overall, like many lower end handsets, the Blade C is a mixture of budget pricing and low-end hardware. There’s no word when it will make its appearance in the European market.

[via Android Community]

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