23 January 2020
ZTE has announced two new mid-range smartphones in the Blade series named Blade A10 Prime and Blade A7 Prime in the United States. Both of these are budget smartphones with entry-level specifications. Both of these are carrier-locked launches and are available only through Visible carrier.
The ZTE Blade A10 Prime sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) display with a small notch in the middle of the top bezel. Under the hood, it has the MediaTek Helio P60 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It has been released in only one storage option i.e. 64GB with microSD card support.
There is a dual rear camera setup featuring a 16-megapixel and a 5-megapixel sensor. The front camera is also a 16-megapixel sensor and is housed within the notch. The whole package is powered by a 3,200mAh battery and it runs Android 9 Pie out of the box. Some other noteworthy features include USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a fingerprint scanner. ZTE has priced the Blade 10 Prime at $179 for the sole 3GB/64GB variant. It is available only Black color option.
In comparison, the ZTE Blade A7 has even more entry-level specifications and thus even cheaper pricing. It has a 6.09-inch HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels) notched display. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio A22 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage. It is the only configuration model and also offers microSD card expansion.
The Blade A7 comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. It has a 3,200mAh battery and runs Android 9 Pie out of the box. It also has a USB Type-C port, fingerprint scanner, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It will cost you only $99 and can be purchased through Visible carrier.