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ZTE Blade III

Specifications

ZTE Blade III
ZTE Blade III (Blade Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
512 MB 
Display
4.0 inch 16:10, 800x480 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, TFT, glossy: yes
Storage
4 GB Flash, 4 GB 
, 2 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 32 GB, Sensors: motion sensor, position sensor, A-GPS
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1, HSPA (max. 7.2 MBit/s in downstream), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM tri-band (900/1800/1900 MHz)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 10 x 123 x 63.50 ( = 0.39 x 4.84 x 2.5 in)
Battery
6 Wh Lithium-Ion, 1600 mAh
Operating System
Android 4.0
Camera
Webcam: 5 MP (2560 x 1920), Autofocus
Additional features
Speakers: rear-facing speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, headset, power supply unit, USB cord, X-Office, Mi-Easy Access, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
130 g ( = 4.59 oz / 0.29 pounds), Power Supply: 47 g ( = 1.66 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
199 Euro

 

Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 23%, features: 44%, display: 83% mobility: 96%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 64%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the ZTE Blade III

84% Review ZTE Blade III Smartphone | Notebookcheck
An offer you can't resist? ZTE's Blade III is a 4 inch smartphone that is available for less than 100 Euros (~$133) on the internet. Is it worth the money or are there better offers for users looking for an entry-level smartphone?
ZTE Blade 3
Source: c't - Heft 26/2013 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 200: Integrated GPU in the Snapdragon S1 SoCs and based on the AMD Z430. Later called Adreno 200 with higher clock speeds.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


S1 MSM7227A: Entry level Soc with one Cortex-A5 processor core and a Adreno 200 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.0":

This is one of the smallest diagonal for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.13 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


84%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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ZTE Blade V7
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ZTE Grand X2 Z850
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ZTE Blade V220
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ZTE Blade L3
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ZTE Blade S6 Plus
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ZTE Grand S3
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC, 5.5", 0.17 kg
ZTE Blade S6
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, 5.0", 0.134 kg
ZTE Grand X Plus Z826
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ZTE Grand X Max Plus
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-01-22)