ZTE unveils Blade V8 smartphone at #CES2017

ZTE launched latest devices in its Blade series, the Blade V8, at #CES2017 in Las Vegas. With the mission to find the beauty in the world through today’s young people, the Blade V8 is equipped with stunning Bokeh photos and 3D shooting abilities.

“The Blade series has always been aimed at the young generation, and today we’re proud to showcase its newest member, the Blade V8, to the world. We hope that through this phone and its incredible camera features, today’s youth can see the world in new ways,” said Jacky Zhang, Senior VP of ZTE Corporation and CEO of EMEA and APAC for ZTE Mobile Devices. “As a key extension of the human body, smartphones can’t be more important to our daily lives, especially for capturing those significant moments. With that in mind, every piece of the Blade V8 is created to empower users with eyes to see the beauty of the world like never before.”

(TOP: A screenshot from a leaked Blade V8 video from GadgetView. Photo: YouTube).

The Blade V8 dual camera acts as eyes through which young people can discover the true colour and beauty of the world around them. The device sports a 5.2-inch screen and 2.5 D curved edge glass offering a stunning handful of fun. The Blade V8 also packs in strong core components and features: Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core chipsets, 4G LTE plus, a 13 MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 13 MP front camera for high quality selfie with flash, a front integrated fingerprint scanner, FHD screen resolution, Android N, VR goggles backing box and more.

With the ability to detect depth and distance, the Blade V8 can take photos similar to those taken by SLR cameras in macro mode. The dual rear camera is also able to take photos from different angles and combine them together to create high-quality 3D photos. In addition, the refocus mode allows users to select the focus area after shooting to see images from different perspectives. Together with the manual mode and multi-camera mode, the Blade V8 becomes eyes for people who crave to discover the world’s beauty.

Thanks to diamond cutting technology, the device’s metallic body stays super slim while equipped with 2.5D curved-edge glass and a front integrated fingerprint scanner. Moreover, the Blade V8 offers 4 stylish colors to choose from: Rose Gold, Silver, Dark Grey and Champagne Gold.

The ZTE Blade V8 will be available in Russia and Japan by February 2017 before being unveiled in Germany, Spain and China by March 2017

Blade V8 Specifications

Network LTE:


UMTS: B1/B5/B8

GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8

Support VoLTE,CA

Platform MSM8940, Octa-Core

(1.4GHz*4 + 1.1GHz*4)

OS Android  N , Android 7.0
Size 148.4*71.5*7.7
Display 5.2 inch, FHD,2.5D,16M color
Camera Rear (13M AF +2M FF ) with flash

Front 13M FF with flash

Battery 2730mAh, Unremovable
Interface MicroUSB, 3.5mm Earphone Port,

SIM slot(4FF+4FF/T)

Memory 2GB  +  16GB  eMMC

3GB  +  32GB  eMMC

Features GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, BT 4.1,

Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Compass, Gyro, FM Radio, Hall sensor

Finger print

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