ZTE Blade Velocity: A Closer Look at Specs and Cameras
ZTE announced the launch of the Blade Velocity smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the ZTE Blade Velocity phone with 5.2 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The ZTE Blade Velocity series was launched with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The IPS panel of Blade Velocity has good color accuracy and can display a wide color gamut, resulting in more lifelike and vivid visuals. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The selfie camera of Blade Velocity allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
ZTE Blade Velocity pictures
The specifications below are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the ZTE Blade Velocity, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
ZTE Blade Velocity specifications
|Dimensions||5.79 x 2.85 x 0.3 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM, Micro SIM|
The dimensions of this ZTE smartphone are average (5.79 x 2.85 x 0.3 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53|
The ZTE Blade Velocity comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is closely integrated with various Google services, such as Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive, which makes it easy for users to access and manage their data across multiple devices. The Blade Velocity utilizes Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset. This octa-core CPU is managed by an advanced scheduler that allocates tasks to the CPU for speed and power efficiency in real time.
The Blade Velocity utilizes Adreno 405 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.
|Screen size||5.2 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
The 5.2 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5.2 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of ZTE Blade Velocity is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Blade Velocity has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Blade Velocity (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
The Blade Velocity offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Blade Velocity is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The Blade Velocity does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The ZTE Blade Velocity supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The ZTE Blade Velocity like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks offer several advantages over wired networks, including greater mobility, flexibility, and convenience.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Blade Velocity smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The Blade Velocity has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.
The Blade Velocity is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it is a wireless communication technology that allows two devices to exchange information when they are brought close together. The Blade Velocity phone has built-in FM radio receiver. FM radio allows users to tune in to local radio stations and listen to live broadcasts, news, music, and other content.
The Blade Velocity has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Blade Velocity smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 2540 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 2540 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Blade Velocity isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
|Specials||Dual SIM, OGS|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). This ZTE phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of ZTE Blade Velocity phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.
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