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ZTE Blade V40 Design


ZTE Blade V40 Design
ZTE Blade V40 Design (Blade V40 Series)
UNISOC T616 8 x 1.8 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
, or 6GB
6.60 inch 20:9, 2408 x 1080 pixel 400 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 163 x 74 ( = 0.31 x 6.42 x 2.91 in)
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 50 MPix (f/1.8) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
183.4 g ( = 6.47 oz / 0.4 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the ZTE Blade V40 Design

ZTE Blade V40 Design Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
In January 2023, the ZTE smartphone company released its Blade V40 Design smartphone with a price tag of $180 (Rs 14,990 in India) approx. The smartphone offers 4G network connectivity and equips a decent 6.6 inches IPS LCD display panel that renders an FHD resolution. Aside from this, the holding experience is good because you are getting a 183.4-gram body with an 8 mm thick frame. Let’s talk about the software end, you are getting the Android 12 OS with MyOS 12 user interface. Besides this, the 12nm Unisoc Tiger T616 will ensure that the users are getting enough power to run the hardware processing unit. In terms of storage, the users can pick up this phone with 4GB to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal space with a dedicated MicroSD slot in the SIM tray to extend storage. The ZTE Blade V40 Design smartphone offers a triple camera setup that includes a 50MP primary camera, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth lens. Following this, you get an 8MP selfie camera for clicking selfies and doing video chats. Let’s talk about the battery department of the Blade V40 Design which offers a decent Li-Po 4500 mAh battery setup with 22.5W fast charging support. Anyway, the smartphone is available in Sky Blue and Starry black color variants.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/25/2023
ZTE Blade V40 Design Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Blade V40 Design is a combination of misfits. It will provide average processing speed with standard storage and RAM support, which surprisingly handle the daily tasks. On the other hand, we recommend you don’t expect much from the camera module in the first place. But it is worth noting that the phone can provide longer battery life. Overall, the Blade V40 Design would be not the best choice at the current price point. However, if you are getting offers and discounts, then you should go for this deal. But we would recommend you check out other options. Such as Realme 10, if you are looking for a better hardware and software configuration with a robust display and battery performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2023

Foreign Reviews

71% ZTE Blade V40 Design, análisis y review: diseño elegante y refinado, para un terminal en el que destaca su autonomía
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 71%
ZTE Blade V40 Design – test bardzo taniego smartfonu
Source: GSM Online Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good price; beautiful display; impressive cameras. Negative: Inflexible fingerprint sensor; mono speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2023


ARM Mali-G57 MP1: Integrated mid range graphics card with 1 clusters. Based on the Valhall architecture.

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

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

T616: Entry level octa core SoC with two fast ARM Cortex A75 cores at up to 2 GHz and six power efficient ARM Cortex A55 cores at up to 1.8 GHz. The SoC furthermore includes a LTE modem (TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TDSCDMA, WCDMA, CDMA, GSM), an ARM Mali G52MP2 GPU and a tri core ISP. The chip is manufactured at TSMC in 12nm FinFET.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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


ZTE is short for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited, which was founded in China in 1985 and is partly state-owned. ZTE's core business is wireless, optical transmission, data transmission equipment, telecommunications software and cell phones, USB sticks, routers and tablets.

71%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-11-17)