ZTE Blade A2 with metal body, fingerprint sensor goes official

ZTE Blade A2, a budget smartphone with metal body and a fingerprint sensor has been officially launched in China today, which is the successor of the ZTE Blade A1 that was announced last year. Lets check out the specifications of the device now.

ZTE Blade A2 with metal body, fingerprint sensor goes official

ZTE Blade A2 Specifications

The ZTE Blade A2 sports a 5.0-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display with 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor along with Mali T860 GPU. It comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, which is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.

On the camera front, the Blade A2 rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). It has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD) and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It has a 360-degree fingerprint sensor that unlocks the phone under 0.3 seconds, comes with a metal body that is 7.9 mm thick and weighs 135 grams.

The Blade A2 includes 4G LTE with VoLTE support, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,500 mAh battery under the hood.

ZTE Blade A2

The ZTE Blade A2 is available in Gold, Gray and Silver color variants. It has been priced at just CNY 699 (US $106 / INR Rs 7,095 approximately) in China. It can now be ordered via and will go on sale starting from June 15. There is no information about the global roll out yet.

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