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ZTE Blade V8

ZTE Blade V8
alaScore 92

128 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews of ZTE Blade V8. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, 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 are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reception and battery.

size, price, performance, usability, camera

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

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2500 / 2730
Standby time (2G):450
Standby time (3G):405
Standby time (4G):360

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
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:Blue / Gold / Grey / Silver
Fingerprint reader:Y
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


Audio formats supported:AAC,AAC+,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,PCM,eAAC+
FM radio:Y
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,H.265,MPEG4,VP8
Voice codecs:AMR-NB


Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G bands supported:850,900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSPA+,UMTS / UMTS
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
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 cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.5
Processor model:MSM8940 / MT6750


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7.0 Nougat


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


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.303 / 0.315
Height:5.63 / 5.84
Weight:4.83 / 4.99
Width:2.8 / 2.81