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ZTE Blade V40s


ZTE Blade V40s
ZTE Blade V40s (Blade Series)
UNISOC T618 8 x 2 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, 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 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 163.5 x 75.8 ( = 0.3 x 6.44 x 2.98 in)
4500 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 50 MPix Triple: 50MP (f/1.8, 26mm) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
184 g ( = 6.49 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
180 Euro



Reviews for the ZTE Blade V40s

ZTE Blade V40s Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Blade V40s smartphone is an affordable phone that offers various attributes that a user generally needs from a phone. It has a large and decent display with sufficient storage and performance to support your daily life activities without any hassle. However, the optimization of the battery is fairly outstanding, which means that you will be able to play video games without being distracted by anything. There’s no denying that 5G connectivity is necessary, but when you are purchasing an affordable smartphone, you will need to sacrifice certain features in order to get the best price. Inside Malaysia, the Blade V40s are an incredible deal if you want to enjoy the internet and take lots of photos and videos. But we have to recommend an alternative phone. It would be the Vivo Y73t for better specs with 5G experience.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2022
ZTE Blade V40s Specifications, Pros, and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The ZTE Blade V40s smartphone was launched in October 2022 at the price of $165 (Rs 13,990 in India) approx. and features a 6.67 inches AMOLED display panel with 4G connectivity. The device runs on the latest Android 12 OS supported by MyOS 12 interface customization. The ZTE Blade V40s is powered by a 12nm – Unisoc T618 chipset and Mali G52 MP2 GPU. Apart from this, the phone weighs 184 grams. As for the camera section, you will attain a triple-camera setup that includes a 50MP main, 5MP macro, and a 2MP depth lens. Apart from this, you will also receive an 8MP selfie camera lens at the front. You will be able to record 1080p videos at 30 frames per second from both side cameras. For security, the V40s Blade smartphone offers a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The battery section brings a Li-Po 4500 mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support. Besides this, you can pick the phone in Blue and Black color options.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2022


ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

T618: 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 2 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.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
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.

0.184 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).

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


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

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Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
Motorola Moto G13
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
ZTE Axon 40 SE
Mali-G52 MP2, T618
Infinix Hot 20
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
Blackview BV7100
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
ZTE Blade V40
Mali-G52 MP2, T618
Samsung Galaxy A13 4G A137F
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G80
Vivo Y22
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
Gigaset GS5 Lite
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85
ZTE Blade V40 Pro
Mali-G52 MP2, T618

Devices with the same GPU

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Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85, 6.10", 0.288 kg
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Cubot KingKong Mini 3
Mali-G52 MP2, Mediatek Helio G85, 4.50", 0.149 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

ZTE Nubia Z50
Adreno 740, Snapdragon SD 8 Gen 2, 6.67", 0.197 kg
ZTE Blade V41 Vita
Mali-G57 MP2, Dimensity 810, 6.60", 0.2143 kg
ZTE Voyage 40 Pro+
Mali-G57 MP2, Dimensity 810, 6.67", 0.1925 kg
ZTE Axon 30s
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 870, 6.92", 0.189 kg
Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-01-25)