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ZTE Blade Series

ZTE Blade S6Processor: unknown, Mediatek MT6582M, Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
Graphics Adapter: unknown, ARM Mali-400 MP2, Qualcomm Adreno 200, Qualcomm Adreno 405
Display: 4 inch, 5.0 inch
Weight: 0.13kg, 0.134kg, 0.17kg
Price: 100, 199, 200, 300 euro
Average Score: 76.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 88%, performance: 61%, features: 66%, display: 83%
mobility: 96%, workmanship: 71%, ergonomy: 64%, emissions: 98%

 

ZTE Blade III

Specifications

ZTE Blade IIINotebook: ZTE Blade III
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 200
Display: 4 inch, 16:10, 800x480 pixels
Weight: 0.13kg
Price: 199 euro
Links: ZTE homepage

 

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 DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013

 

ZTE Blade V

Specifications

ZTE Blade VNotebook: ZTE Blade V
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 4.0 inch, 5:3, 800x480 pixels
Weight: 0.13kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: ZTE homepage
 Blade V (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% ZTE Blade V
Source: Gadgetspeak English
Remembering that this is a budget priced smartphone costing well under £100, its performance is more than reasonable. In a head-to-head contest with the recently released Moto G, it would come in second with regards to speed, functionality and video display but then the Moto G lacks the micro SD option and costs around £50 more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/30/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60%

 

ZTE Blade L2

Specifications

ZTE Blade L2Notebook: ZTE Blade L2
Processor: Mediatek MT6582M
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 5.0 inch, 16:9, 854x480 pixels
Weight: 0.17kg
Price: 100 euro
Links: ZTE homepage
 Blade L2 (Model)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% ZTE Blade L2 review: A super-budget quad-core smartphone with a large 5in screen
Source: PC Advisor English
The Blade L2 has a lot to offer at just £89, with a quad-core processor, a large screen and support for microSDXC. But while it may be faster than the Motorola Moto E, in many respects the ZTE is the inferior phone - and not just in terms of its build quality. This super-budget smartphone even gets shown up by the significantly cheaper ZTE Kis 3.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 60%
70% ZTE Blade L2 review: A super-budget quad-core smartphone with a large 5in screen
Source: PC Advisor English
The Blade L2 has a lot to offer at just £89, with a quad-core processor, a large screen and support for microSDXC. But while it may be faster than the Motorola Moto E, in many respects the ZTE is the inferior phone - and not just in terms of its build quality. This super-budget smartphone even gets shown up by the significantly cheaper ZTE Kis 3.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 60%

 

ZTE Blade S6

Specifications

ZTE Blade S6Notebook: ZTE Blade S6
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 405
Display: 5.0 inch, 16:9, 1280x720 pixels
Weight: 0.134kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: ZTE homepage
 Blade S6 (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% ZTE Blade S6 review: This dual-SIM iPhone 6 lookalike runs Android Lollipop and offers 4G LTE at a great price
Source: PC Advisor English
At a touch over £150 the ZTE Blade S6 is a great-value Android Lollipop phone with strong general performance and an attractive iPhone 6-like build. Dual-SIM and 4G LTE connectivity, a selection of smart gestures and a capable Sony camera all add to this phone's appeal, but its battery life is no better than average and we're not so keen on the idea of having all our apps by default laid bare on the home screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
ZTE Blade S6
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Looking like an iPhone and sharing the same name as Samsung’s new flagship are no coincidences. ZTE wants people to see its new Blade S6 as an affordable alternative to the the top flagships currently on the market, although I feel it'll compete more comfortably with phones like the Sony M4 Aqua and the OnePlus One.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/04/2015
Hands on: ZTE Blade S6 review
Source: Techradar English
The Android 5, optimised for that 64-bit Octa core chip, was exactly as good as you would expect, and we have no doubt that for some this phone will tick a lot of boxes for some people. For those looking for a perfectly fine phone, with better than okay looks and not too shoddy performance this is a thoroughly acceptable offering - especially for a price of $250 (£170, AU$314).
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/01/2015
ZTE Blade S6 review: A sharp tip
Source: GSM Arena English
The ZTE Blade S6 is definitely an eye-catcher but the iPhone looks may be doing it more harm than favors at some markets. Apple is a natural target for replicas - there are blatant copycats and then there are phones like the Blade S6, which manage to retain an identity if their own. Still, brands like ZTE and Lenovo don't have to go there to get noticed.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/23/2015

 

Comment

ZTE:


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

Qualcomm Adreno 200:

unknown:

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Qualcomm Adreno 405:

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


Qualcomm Snapdragon:

S1 MSM7227A: Entry level Soc with one Cortex-A5 processor core and a Adreno 200 GPU.

Mediatek:

MT6582M: Quad-core SoC (Cortex-A7) for tablets and smartphones.

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


0.13 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

0.17 kg:


76.8%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
Snapdragon 615 MSM8939

Devices with the same GPU

» Samsung Galaxy A7
Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, 5.5", 0.141 kg
» HTC Desire 820
Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, 5.5", 0.155 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Panasonic ToughPad FZ-E1
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB
» Wiko Ridge 4G
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» Microsoft Lumia 640
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 APQ8026
» HTC One M9
Adreno 430, Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
» Acer Liquid Jade S
Mali-T760 MP2, unknown
» HTC Desire 620
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» Wiko Getaway
unknown, unknown
» Lenovo S90 Sisley
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» ZTE Grand X Plus Z826
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» Acer Liquid Z500
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6582
» Huawei Honor 6
Mali-T628 MP4, Kirin 920
» Samsung Galaxy A5
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» Huawei Ascend G620s
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» Medion Life X5001
unknown, unknown
» Huawei Honor 3C
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6582
» Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» Acer Liquid Z500 Plus
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6582
» Yota Devices YotaPhone 2
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
» Kazam Tornado 2 5.0
Mali-450 MP4, Mediatek MT6592
» Asus ZenFone 5 LTE
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» Acer Liquid Jade
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6582
» Microsoft Lumia 535
Adreno 302, Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
» Acer Liquid Jade Plus
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6582
» HTC One M8 Eye
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB
» LG Optimus G
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» LG G3 Beat
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-02- 4)