ZTE Blade V8 Pro with Twin 13MP Rear Cameras Now on Sale

Unveiled at CES 2017 earlier, the ZTE Blade V8 Pro with dual 13-megapixel rear snappers arrives at US online shelves today. Aside from sporting a twin camera setup, the Blade V8 Pro comes with midrange internals such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 as well as forward compatibility with a USB Type-C port.

ZTE Blade V8 Pro

  • 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor
  • Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 5.5-inch FHD TFT display, 1920 x 1080 resolution, 2.5D curved glass, Gorilla Glass 3
  • 32GB expandable storage, up to 128GB via microSD
  • 13-megapixel twin rear cameras, dual-LED flash, phase detect AF, 4K video
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port
  • 3140mAh battery, Quick Charge 2.0
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

So, how much damage does this handset deal to your wallet? Around $230 (~Php 12K), which puts the Blade V8 Pro well within the budget range of Huawei’s dual camera GR5 2017 / Honor 6X. Specs-wise, both phones seem competitive too. It’ll be interesting to see which of these budget dual snappers comes out on top.

Related: Huawei GR5 2017 Review: Dual-cam Mid-range Winner

No word yet from ZTE if this budget twin cam¬†phone will be launched in the Philippines. Online retailer Lazada is known to stock ZTE devices, so here’s hoping they’ll do for this one.

Source: GSMArena, Newegg

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