ZTE Blade A1 is an entry-level phone with a fingerprint scanner

ZTE has gone ahead and equipped its new entry-level Blade A1 with quite an impressive array of specifications. Among other admirable offerings, it carries onboard a fingerprint scanner which is quite unheard of in the price range that this device will be classified under.

The new ZTE Blade A1 will be made available in China in exchange of CNY 599. That’s just about $93 or Rs 6260 if you’re struggling with the calculations. December 11 is when people from China will be able to start purchasing it, while there’s no word on when it will be hitting other nations.

ZTE has equipped this new smartphone with a 5-inch display bearing 720p HD resolution. The device is fueled by a 1.3GHz octa core MediaTek MT6735 processor which is assisted in its operations by 2GB worth of RAM. 16GB of storage is also accessible, aside from a microSD card slot for further expansions.

ZTE Blade A1

As for the camera setup, the Blade A1 has opted to offer a 13MP main unit and an 8MP front snapper. Powering the phone’s entire assembly is a 2800mAh battery, while the software onboard is the company’s very own MiFavor 3.2 which runs on top of Android 5.1 Lollipop.

A quick glance at the key specs of the new ZTE Blade A1:

– Display: 5-inch, 720p HD
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
– Processor: 1.3GHz octa core MediaTek MT6735
– Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB storage (expandable)
– Cameras: 13MP rear, 8MP front
– Battery: 2800mAh
– Dimensions: 142 x 70.2 x 8.9mm

As revealed by cnBeta, the ZTE Blade A1 will be sold dressed in white, yellow, green, blue and grey colored polycarbonate bodies from December 11 onwards in China. Like we said, it will be sold in the country in exchange of an affordable retail value of CNY 599.