One of the novelties among Android 5.0 smartphones is ZTE Blade GF3 – device with 4-cores processor Spreadtrum 7731G, working on 1.2 GHz frequency, 8 MP camera and 70 – 80 USD price. In device following are also built-in : 4.5″ multitouch LCD screen with 480 x 854 pixels resolution, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of on-board memory with ability to extend via flash cards with 32 GB max capacity ( larger cards are, probably, also supported ) and 2 Micro SIM cards slots. Smartphone can work in 2G ( GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 ) and 3G networks, without support of 4G LTE; it has only GPS satellite navigation and proximity, acceleration and lighting sensors.
In ZTE Blade GF3 two relatively good for mobile devices cameras are placed : 8 MP main one with autofocusing and flash and 2 MP frontal one; smartphone supports wireless Wi-Fi ( 802.11b/g/n ) and Bluetooth 2.1 ( +EDR ) connections for remote data transfers without support of NFC. On its external panels following can be found : Micro USB port for connection to computer and battery charging, 1/8″ mini jack headset connector, microphone and speaker and power on and volume control buttons. Battery charge is 1850 mAh, which is not much for smartphones; device’s body is made from plastic; its sizes are 133.9 ( height ) x 67.5 ( width ) x 9.4 ( depth ) mm and mass is 155 g.
Package contains : ZTE Blade GF3 smartphone itself, USB cable, recharger, headset, warranty card and user’s guide. Smartphone is good : with powerful system, 8 MP camera and adequate price for its functions; manufacturer does not tell which matrix is used for screen, but, judging by angles of view on screenshots, this is not TN, maybe, it is IPS or OLED; so, before purchase there is need to look on angles of view and colors reproduction quality. Also, there is need to say, that for approximately the same price there is ability to buy Windows or Android smartphoes, in which for sure IPS screens are used.