ZTE intros Blade V7 and the Blade V7 Lite

ZTE has introduced its latest addition to the Blade series, the Blade V7 and the Blade V7 Lite.

The Blade V7 comes with a full-metal, ergonomic body and is only 3.5mm thick. It sports a 5.2-inch screen and is suitable for single-hand use. It has 78.2-percent screen-to-body ratio and 2.5D curved edge glass.

Blade V7 is powered by an octa-core chipset, 4G LTE plus, 2GB of RAM for ultra-fast entertainment, powerful front and rear PDAF 13-megapixel cameras, and expanded Smart Sense intelligent gesture control features.

It has 2GB of RAM and packs 16GB of internal storage capacity. It is juiced by a 2500mAh battery.

It will be available in Germany, Spain, South Africa, Ethiopia, and Mexico by summer of 2016.

The Blade V7 Lite on the other hand comes with a 5-inch display. This model comes with a circular fingerprint scanner for security, app quick-launch, and navigation.

It is also equipped with a powerful camera and Smart Sense gesture control.

Other key features include GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, compass, FM radio, Hall effect sensor, accelerometer/proximity/light

This version will first launch in Russia before becoming available in Mexico, Spain, Germany and Thailand by spring 2016.

By the end of 2015, more than 30 million Blade phones were shipped in over 50 countries worldwide.