ZTE had recently launched Blade A2 and Nubia Z11 Max handsets in China. The Blade A2 came with entry-level specifications with affordable price starting from 599 Yuan. While Nubia Z11 Max smartphone came with premium specifications priced at 1999 Yuan. Now, the Chinese handset maker has launched another budget level smartphone in the affordable price in range, named as ZTE Blade E01 in Japan. It is priced at Yen 14800. The device will be available in mid-July and registrations are starting from June 15th.
ZTE Blade E01 handset sports a 5-inch IPS HD display with 1280 x 720-pixel resolution and offers 294 PPI of pixel density while on Blade A2 has the similar screen resolution. It comes powered by outdated Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. Under the hood, it relies on MediaTek MT6735P Quad-core processor clocks at 1.0 GHz coupled with Mali T720 MP1 GPU. While on ZTE Blade A2 has MediaTek MT6750 Soc paired with Mali-T860 Graphics.
The ZTE Blade E01 smartphone has missed the fingerprint sensor but present on the ZTE Blade A2 smartphone. Volume rockers and power buttons are placed on right edge and SIM card slot located on the left side of the device. Sensors are available on the handset such as Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light sensor, and Compass sensor.
The device supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G LTE. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, FM radio, 3.5 mm audio jack and Micro USB 2.0. It houses an 8GB built-in storage that can be further expandable up to 32 GB based on microSD card slot and 1 GB RAM. It packs a 2200mAh capacity battery which can last a battery life more than a day of usage.
As per as cameras are concerned, it features an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera which can record videos upto 1080p at 30 frames per second and in the front, it has a 5-megapixel primary shooter for selfies and video chats. The handset measures 144.5 x 71 x 7.8 mm of dimensions and weight is around 155 grams. It will be available in Black and White color variants.