ZTE Blade A452


ZTE Blade A452
ZTE Blade A452 (Blade Series)
Mediatek MT6735 4 x 1 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
8 GB eMMC Flash, 8 GB 
, 2.78 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 32 GB officially, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, brightness sensor, proximity sensor, compass, OTG
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, 2G quad-band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G dual-band (900/2100 MHz), 4G quad-band (800/900/1800/2600 MHz), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.4 x 145.4 x 71.9 ( = 0.37 x 5.72 x 2.83 in)
15 Wh, 4000 mAh
Operating System
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Primary Camera: 13 MPix (auto focus f/2.4, 720p videos @ 30 fps)
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix (fix focus f/2.4, 480p videos @ 30 fps)
Additional features
Speakers: rear-sided mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, headset, 7.5 W charger, Mifavor Desktop, FM radio, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
157 g ( = 5.54 oz / 0.35 pounds), Power Supply: 57 g ( = 2.01 oz / 0.13 pounds)
150 EUR



Average Score: 77.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 39%, features: 67%, display: 80% mobility: 98%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the ZTE Blade A452

80% ZTE Blade A452 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Big battery. While focus is placed on a thin-as-possible line in many other smartphones, ZTE's Blade A456 sacrifices that for a relatively generously sized 4000 mAh battery. Our report reveals whether that also ensures a long battery life.
73% Smartphone mit Tablet-Akku
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2016
Rating: Total score: 73% features: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
86% Akku-Wunder ZTE Blade A452 im Test: Dual-SIM und LTE für 130 Euro
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 86% features: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Günstiger Einstieg in die untere Mittelklasse?
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/09/2016
72% Smartphone mit Tablet-Akku
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 72% features: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%


Model: The ZTE Blade A452 is a classy looking smartphone that is bang for the buck. With just 158 g and a thickness of just 9.25 mm, the device fits perfectly in hand even with the somewhat large display. The back panel is simple and bottom is perforated for sound to escape the speaker. There are several colors to choose; white, black and gold. The dual-SIM device comes with a 5.0 inch IPS LCD touchscreen with 294 PPI pixel density. This allows for vivid and clear image quality, which is great for multimedia purposes. On-board is a Cortex-A53 quad-core processor clocked at 1 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and a Mali-T720MP2 GPU.

Storage on the ZTE Blade A452 is 8 GB and the storage capacity can be expanded by 64 GB thanks to microSD support. There is a primary 8 MP autofocus rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. The Android 5.1 Lollipop system comes with Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, microUSB v2.0, and an FM radio module. Battery life on the device is provided by a non-removable lithium ion pack rated at 4000 mAh. Overall, the ZTE Blade A452 is a decent smartphone at low cost.

ARM Mali-T720: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript.

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.

MT6735: A 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz and designed for inexpensive tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

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

0.157 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


ZTE is short for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited, which was founded in China in 1985. The product range includes, for example, USB sticks, routers, smartphones and tablets.

The ratings of the relatively many reviews have a wide range from below-average to very good (as of 2016).

77.75%: 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.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-02- 5)