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ZTE Blade V8

alaTest has collected and analyzed 161 reviews of ZTE Blade V8. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the camera and usability. The performance and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reception. There are some mixed opinions about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the ZTE Blade V8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Niklas Böhm (

ZTE Blade V8 Smartphone Review


Big mid-range. The Chinese manufacturer enters the next round in the fight for the low-price crown with the ZTE Blade V8. At a current RRP of 269 Euros (~$291), the new device sounds like a bargain and the technical specifications let the heart beat...

low price ; dual-camera ; front-facing camera with 13 megapixels ; fingerprint scanner ; Dolby sound support ; decent battery life ; micro-SD support up to (theoretical) 2 TB ; dual-SIM

average performance rates ; only suitable for standard games ; bulky headset ; speakers weak in default mode

At the end of this test, the question about for whom this handset is suitable arises. Primarily for bargain-hunters who want a lot of features for little money. These buyers get a dual-camera and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. Dolby Audio support...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : James Rogerson (

ZTE Blade V8 review


The ZTE Blade V8 is remarkable value for money and a brilliant choice if you want a good all-rounder (with a great camera) without spending much.

+ Great value ; + Dual-lens camera ; + Premium design

- Only 16GB of storage ; - No NFC ; - Middling power

The ZTE Blade V8 is a very similar phone to the ZTE Blade V7, but thanks to its dual-lens camera and faster chipset it’s noticeably better. Not enough that we’d recommend upgrading from the former to the latter, but enough that it’s one of the best...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (



This is an amazing phone. So easy to use, and so light.

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Great value for money


I bought this for my grandson and he is over the moon with it. He said it was exactly what he wanted in a mobile phone. He is so surprised that at my age i managed to get him such an up to date phone.

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2500 / 2730 / 2800
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):450 / 576
Standby time (3G):24 / 405 / 576
Standby time (4G):360
Talk time (2G):17
Talk time (3G):12

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y


Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):13 / 5
Rear camera resolution:4160 x 3120
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):2
Sensor Type:CMOS
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
White Balance:Auto


Head SAR (EU):0.374


Color of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Grey / Silver
Fingerprint reader:Y
Finish type:Matte
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:5 / 5.2
Display number of colors:16 million colours / 16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:1080 x 1920 / 1280 x 720
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Screen shape:Curved edge screen / Flat
Second display:N


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


FM radio:Y
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,H.265,MPEG4,VP8 / H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VP8
Voice codecs:AMR-NB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G bands supported:850,900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSPA+ / DC-HSPA+,UMTS / UMTS
4G bands supported:800,850,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / NanoSIM
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y


Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1 / 1.1
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.5
Processor model:435 / MSM8940 / MT6750


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7.0 Nougat / N


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:3
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:2 / 3 / 4


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.303 / 0.315 / 0.35
Height:5.63 / 5.65 / 5.84
Weight:4.83 / 4.99 / 5.24
Width:2.76 / 2.8 / 2.81
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