ZTE Blade A1 – World’s Cheapest 4G Smartphone with Fingerprint Sensor
ZTE has announced a new smartphone called ‘ZTE Blade A1‘ in China. This would probably the cheapest smartphone with impressive specifications including Fingerprint scanner, 5-inch HD display and 4G connectivity with 13MP camera. The phone is priced at just 599 Yuan, that is approximately $93 USD or Rs. 6,200/- The phone is now up for Pre-order and will be available for December 11th via jd.com in China.
ZTE Blade A1 is running on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and supports Hybrid Dual (Nano + Nano) Sim cards. The Fingerprint scanner is placed at rear facing like all other smartphones now a days. Coming to its processing power, it is running on 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor paired up with 2GB of RAM and Mali-T720 MP2 GPU that also makes the phone better in performance and Gaming. ZTE has also took care of the storage by providing built-in 16GB storage memory that can be further expanded up to 128GB using microSD card.
At such budget price, ZTE Blade A1 also carries a 13 Megapixel primary shooter with f/2.2 aperture and LED Flash. There is also an 8 Megapixel front-facing shooter for Selfie fans. It is a 4G LTE smartphone supporting other standard connectivity options such as 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. All the juice is cominh from a 2800mAh battery.
ZTE Blade A1 Specifications:
- Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- Fingerprint sensor
- 5 inch HD IPS display
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor
- 2GB of RAM
- Mali-T720 MP2 GPU
- 16GB internal storage memory, expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED Flash
- 8 Megapixel front-facing camera
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
- 2800mAh battery
ZTE Blade A1 would be a strong competitor such as Meizu m2 and Yu Yuphoria that comes in the same price range with similar specifications but they miss the Fingerprint Scanner.