ZTE Blade V6


ZTE Blade V6
ZTE Blade V6 (Blade Series)
Mediatek MT6735 4 x 1.3 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10.54 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combined stereo jack, Card Reader: micro-SD up to 128 GB / combination with Nano-SIM slot, Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Position sensor, Ambient light sensor, Compass, GPS, Dual-SIM (1x micro, 1x nano)
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM quad band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), HSPA+ (900/2100 MHz), LTE penta band (800/900/1800/2100/2600) - Cat. 4
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.8 x 142 x 69.5 ( = 0.27 x 5.59 x 2.74 in)
8 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2200 mAh, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 440 h, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 7 h
Operating System
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Webcam: 5 MP (f/2.2, VGA video @ 30 fps), main camera: 13 MP (autofocus f/2.2, Dual-LED flash, 1080p video @ 30 fps)
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker (rear), Keyboard: virtual, Power adaptor, USB cable, headset, slot tool, quick-start guide, protective case, Mifavor Desktop, FM-Radio, 24 Months Warranty
120 g ( = 4.23 oz / 0.26 pounds), Power Supply: 50 g ( = 1.76 oz / 0.11 pounds)
250 Euro



Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 63%, performance: 51%, features: 77%, display: 77% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the ZTE Blade V6

83% ZTE Blade V6 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Sturdy aluminum blade. ZTE’s new mainstream smartphone, Blade V6, attracts attention mainly due to its well-built and slim aluminum chassis. However, is this enough to compete with the similarly equipped rivals?
Great looks but average specs
Source: The Mobile Indian English
ZTE Blade V6 is good looking and offers a decent performance. But in terms of specs, it isn't the best out there. Also, I could not find it on any e-retailer's website but it's a decent purchase at Rs 9,999.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/05/2016
ZTE Blade V6 Review: Budget iPhone Lookalike
Source: Fone Arena English
The ZTE Blade V6 is no competition for any of the existing online smartphones (e.g. Redmi Note 3) at this price point. The only good part about this smartphone is that it boasts of a really good and premium design that no other competitor is offering. One more thing goes in the favour of Blade V6 and that is its availability in offline retail, where consumers prefer having a look at the phone. But then of course it is average on performance and all other aspects.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2016
50% ZTE Blade V6 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
It's not really clear why ZTE chose to launch this model now, especially when it has already shown of its successor at this year's Mobile World Congress. The Blade V6 is priced at Rs. 9,999 and is currently only available at Hotshot retail outlets in Delhi. The nice design and decent battery life aside, there's really nothing else going for the phone to warrant a purchase. The dated software and security patch are two of its biggest flaws and are good enough reasons to avoid this altogether.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
60% Attractive design with refined performance
Source: Gadgets Now English
ZTE Blade V6 sure has got our positive feedback on the premium looking design and its processing power. The display too is bright and good. With a 13MP camera and an above-average display, the Blade V6 is definitely worth its price tag. However, the handset's closest competitor is its own sibling, the Blade S6 Plus, with same specifications except for a slightly larger display and 1GB extra RAM. It is priced at Rs 10,000. Some of the other competitors are Asus Zenfone Max, Redmi Note 3, Lenovo and more.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
Hands on: ZTE Blade V6 review
Source: Techradar English
The battle for the ZTE Blade V6 will be won and loss with its price tag. Make it competitive with the Moto G and ZTE could be onto a winner, but price it too high and there are better options out there. The Blade V6 is well designed, packs some solid features and the inclusion of stock Android helps to elevate above rival Chinese handsets from Huawei and co.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/02/2015

Foreign Reviews

ZTE Blade V6
Source: SFT - Heft 8/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2016
76% ZTE Blade V6
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 5/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 76%
90% ZTE Blade V6 im Test
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2015
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 87% ergonomy: 92%
85% Der Unauffällige
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/11/2015
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 75% features: 96% display: 80% mobility: 78%
Solide Smartphone-Kost aus Fernost
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/19/2015


ARM Mali-T720 MP2: 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.

0.12 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).

74%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-08-26)