ZTE Blade V9 Specs and Price

ZTE Blade V9
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ZTE is back again this year with what it knows how to do best, the Chinese OEM launched two budget smartphones in this year’s MWC event. The ZTE Blade V9 is a good looking budget smartphone that looks very much like a high-end one. Besides that, it also comes with some decent hardware which is capable of delivering a fairly smooth performance. Read further to know about the smartphone and why this should or should not be your next buy.

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ZTE Blade V9 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (424 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 CPU with 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage, up to 256GB using a memory card
  • Dual 16MP + 5MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 100 non removable Li-Po battery

ZTE Blade V9

Design and Display

Having a seemingly premium-like appearance is always a well appreciated feature in a budget smartphone. Following in the footsteps of most premium smartphones being made recently, it come with a glass finish front and back. It is quite attractive as it shimmers when the smartphone catches the light thanks to the aurora glass used. The ZTE blade V9 has an aluminium frame holding it in place and reduced bezels taking the usable surface up to 84%.

Adopting an 18:9 aspect ratio, the ZTE Blade V9 easily accommodates a 5.7-inch display. Unlike most budget smartphones, the display has a high resolution. Having a 2160 X 1080 pixels display, colour reproduction is quite accurate and crisp. Considering it is only a budget smartphone, this is an impressive offering it has.

Battery and Camera

As for battery capacity, the smartphone comes with about enough an average phone should have. The ZTE Blade V9 comes with a not  too large 3, 100mAh non removable Li-Po battery. Although the longetivity on the long run depends on how optimized the smartphone is and how some features weigh on the battery.

Dual cameras is becoming a thing in all tiers of smartphones, it is likewise featured in budget smartphones such as the ZTE Blade V9. There is a 16MP + 5MP dual cameral combo on the rear side and an 8MP front camera for selfies. The front camera can also be interpolated to 13MP quality working with the SoC.

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Hardware and Software

The ZTE Blade V9 does not come with much of an hardware which is expected as it is only a budget smartphone. However, it has enough muscle power to produce a smooth performance. Inside, you will find an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor clocking at 1.8GHz max in line with an Adreno 506 GPU.

Looking further, the ZTE Blade V9 smartphone is available in two different variants. There is the 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage model and the other having a 4GB RAM and a 64GB built-in storage. Using a memory card in the second sim slot, the storage can be increased by 256GB. ZTE Blade V9 also runs on a mildly tweaked Android 8.1 Oreo OS.

ZTE Blade V9 Price and Availability

The ZTE Blade V9 is set to be released in the next few months for about €269 which is about 120, 000 Naira.

ZTE Blade V9 Specs

Here are a few specs of the ZTE Blade V9:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Blue, Grey
  • Dimension: 151.4 x 70.6 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (424 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 16MP + 5MP camera, 2160p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbp
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 100 mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article ZTE Blade V9 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 22nd, 2019
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