ZTE Blade A7 with dewdrop notch and gradient finish announced: price, specifications

“The ZTE Blade A7 is an Android-powered budget smartphone with MediaTek Helio P60 chipset ticking at its core”

Chinese phonemaker ZTE has updated its portfolio with a new smartphone called Blade A7. The handset is an affordable offering from the brand with a dewdrop-style notch display, gradient finish, and MediaTek’s octa-core chipset ticking at its core. The power button placed on the right edge of the handset just below volume rockers has been painted red to accentuate it from the rest of the body.

Blade A7

ZTE Blade A7 price

The ZTE Blade A7 has been priced at RMB 599 (about Rs 6,140) for the entry-level 2GB RAM and 32GB storage variant. The 3GB + 64GB storage variant will set you back to RMB 699 (roughly Rs 7,200). The phone will start shipping from May 17th in China, and interested buyers can purchase it from three different colour options: Sea Blue, Night Black, and Star Black. There is no information over the ZTE Blade A7 India price and availability at the moment.

ZTE Blade A7 specifications

Coming to specifications, the Android-powered Blade A7 ships with a 6.0-inch TFT HD display that bears HD+ (1,560 x 720p) resolution and a tiny cut-out up top for the selfie camera. The handset has a chin and noticeable bezels all around the screen. Under the hood, the A7 employs MediaTek Helio P60 chipset paired with up to 3GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, which is user expandable. 

For photography, the phone rocks a 16-megapixel sensor with AI scene recognition at the back and a 5-megapixel shooter with an f/2.4 lens on the front for selfies and video calling. The Blade A7 is powered by a 3,200mAh battery with standard 5V/ 1.5A charging support. There is no fingerprint sensor on the device. Connectivity options include dual SIM slots, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, OTG support, and GPS. Lastly, the phone measures 154mm x 72.8mm x 7.9mm, weighs over 146 grams, and sports a speaker grill on the rear panel.