Review: ZTE Blade A2 Plus

Review: ZTE Blade A2 Plus

By Udit Agarwal

ZTE has sent out invites for the launch of its new smartphone in India this week. The event will happen on Friday, February 3, and will be the first smartphone to launch this year from the company. The ZTE Blade A2 Plus was launched in the country China last year.

The teaser, also posted on the social media channel Twitter by ZTE India CMO Sachin Batra. The ZTE Blade A2 Plus sports a 5.5-inch (1080x1920 pixels full-High Definition display, and it is powered and supported by the 64-bit MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor which is paired with the RAM of 3GB or 4GB and Mali T860 GPU.

The inbuilt onboard storage is at 32GB with the option to further expand it up to 128GB via the microSD card. On the photography department,  the ZTE Blade A2 Plus sports a 13-megapixel primary camera which is on the rear with PDAF, dual-LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel front facing camera for taking selfies and vide calling with LED flash as well. The hybrid dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) device runs on the Android version of 6.0 Marshmallow which is based on Mifavor 3.5 OS.

The connectivity options include GPS, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.0,, and the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. The ZTE Blade A2 Plus weighs around 189 grams, and the dimensions of 155x76.2x9.8mm. In China, the ZTE Blade A2 Plus comes in two color variants Gold and Silver.

The 3GB variant was priced at the cost of CNY 1499 which is roughly around Rs. 15,000 and the 4GB variant was priced at the cost of CNY 1,699 which is roughly Rs. 17000 respectively.