IFA 2014: ZTE expands smartphone range

Chinese device vendor ZTE showcased 3 new smartphones — Blade Vec 3G, Blade Vec 4G and Kis 3 Max — at IFA 2014 Berlin.

Apart from a 5 inch LCD display and 2300mAh battery, the Blade Vec 3G and 4G differ from each other.

The ZTE Kis 3 Max is a budget smartphone that offers essential features for users.

ZTE Blade Vec4G

ZTE Blade Vec 4G

Blade Vec 4G is a high end smartphone with a number of features. The smartphone was originally announced in July but this one has slightly different features.

It is available at a price of €230 and has already launched in Turkey, France, Romania, Slovakia, Belgium, Norway and Sweden.


·        1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor

·        Android 4.4 KitKat OS

·        5 inch HD TFT display

·        13MP/8MP rear camera and 2MP/1MP front camera

·        1GB RAM

·        Cat 4 LTE connectivity

·         8GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD up to 32GB

·        Connectivity options include GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0

·        2300mAh battery

ZTE Blade Vec3G

ZTE Blade Vec 3G

It is a Dual SIM smartphone with 5-inch 1280 x 720 pixel resolution display. It is 4mm shorter than the 4G model.

It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor paired with 1GB RAM. It works on Android 4.4 KitKat OS.

The device will cost €180 and will be available in Germany.


·        1.3GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor

·        1GB RAM

·        Android 4.4 KitKat OS

·        8MP main camera and a 5MP front camera

·        3G (dual-band), 2G (tri-band), Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. connectivity

·        8GB of built-in storage expandable with microSD cards.

·        2300mAh Li-ion battery

ZTE Kis 3 Max

Kis 3 Max is the most affordable smartphone among the three newly launched. It will be available for €100 when it launched in the UK, Germany, Greece and Bulgaria.

The device sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with 480×854 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.3 dual-core MediaTek MTK6572 processor paired with 512MB RAM. It weighs 135 gms and runs on Android 4.4.2 Candy Bar.


·                4.5 inch FWVGA display

·                1.3 dual core Mediatek MTK6572 processor

·                512 MB RAM

·                Android 4.4.2 Candy Bar

·                5MP rear camera with AF and 2MP front camera

·                GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, Voice Recorder, FM Radio

·                2300 mAh Lithium-Ionen Akku battery

Vishal Kawadkar


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