ZTE Temp Go Launched with $79 Pricing


ZTE Tempo Go is an ordinary-looking smartphone with a 5-inch screen and wide bezels.

As for the second phone, it's called the V9 Vita and takes things down a notch.

It checks off a lot of other once-flagship-level boxes, too.

Finally, ZTE also launched Android Go-powered Tempo Go smartphone, which will soon be arriving in the US. But we'll need to know the price and test it out in full to make that determination.

The sleek and effortless design of the ZTE Blade V9 features an industry leading screen-to-body ratio of 83.6%, and provides a superior user experience that allows consumers to quickly and efficiently navigate with minimal reach.

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It doesn't have the slick Aurora glass look of its bigger sibling, though. It will be available in a choice of black, grey, blue or gold.

The 5.45-inch screen (rounded up to 5.5-inch on some specs sheets) is the right size for a lot of people.

The specs might not be much to write home about but the Tempo Go is exactly the kind of device that Android Go was made for.

The ZTE Blade V9 Vita does include a fingerprint sensor on the back and a 3.5mm headphone jack, features you don't even get in the high-end iPhone X. The smartphone comes with a dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera with LED Flash. Imaging is handled by a 16MP sensor paired with a 5MP sensor on the back, while the front camera has a 13MP sensor. On the selfie front, utilises a 13 MP sensor. The ZTE Blade V9 is priced at Euro 179 around ₹14,276 and Euro 199 around ₹15,800 for the 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM variant respectively. Nothing more, nothing less. It is backed up by a 3,200 mAh of non-removable battery. Adding to the aesthetics is a bezel-less IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution. There's also a 3200mAh battery, but it charges over microUSB which, mind you, is totally outdated at this point. It's not ready for the USB-C future like other phones. DisplayAlthough the aspect ratios may be the same, the Blade V9's screen is larger at 5.7 inches and has a better FHD+ (2160x1080) resolution.

The Android Go device is running on Android 8.1 Oreo that brings along pre-loaded Android Go apps like Gmail Go, YouTube Go, Maps Go and so on. As a result, it's cheaper though, coming in at about USD$200.