ZTE has announced their Blade X1 5G smartphone that will be available through the Verizon-owned prepaid wireless service, Visible. Equipped with a large screen, quad-camera setup, and, of course, 5G, the Blade X1 5G is seemingly another great choice for an affordable but capable 5G phone.
To help celebrate its launch, Visible will be giving away a $150 Prepaid Mastercard Virtual Account and an Amazon Fire TV Stick for all customers who port their current phone number from an eligible carrier to Visible. The phone will be available to order on the company’s website starting January 8 thand is priced at $384 or through a 2-year installment at $16 per month.
The Blade X1 5G houses a 6.5-inch FHD+ display offering a 19:9 aspect ratio, 2340×1080 resolution, and 60Hz high refresh rate. As stated in its name, the phone is 5G-ready thanks to its Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor. It’s paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that is expandable to up to 2TB via a microSD card.
The Blade X1 5G’s large screen is paired with three speakers for bigger and better sound. Equipped with DTS:X Ultra, the Blade X1 5G offers support for static, multi-channel, and object-based audio. The user’s headphone experience is also elevated thanks to DTS:X 3D audio for immersive, spatial sound.
For cameras, the Blade X1 5G offers a quad-camera which includes a 48-megapixel, 8-megapixel, and two 2-megapixel shooters. Around the front is a 16-megapixel selfie camera.
Powering the phone is a 4,000mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. Additionally, the phone also offers Smart Power modes to help elongate battery life. Additional features include a fingerprint sensor and NFC for Google Pay.