ZTE Blade A71 – The price that doesn’t make sense

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If the price of RM499 to take back a smartphone with the features and performance of RM1,599, it’s gotta be the ZTE Blade A71 – The phone with the most bang for the bucks.

Choosing a smartphone has always been about compromising price with performance. Today, feel that no more, ZTE Blaze A71 is a new generation of affordable smartphones aimed at bridging the gap and reducing the compromises you have to make, in other words – friendly on the wallet without sacrificing the features and performances.

The ZTE Blade A71 Specifications at a glance:-

  • 6.52″ HD+ Waterdrop Display
  • Octa-Core mobile platform
  • 4G
  • 3GB RAM+64GB Storage
  • Rear Camera 8MP wide angle + 16MP Main + 2MP depth lens
  • Front: 8MP Selfie Camera
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • 165.20 x 75.20 x 8.20 mm
  • USB Type C

A 6.52-inch full view HD+ screen with waterdrop cut-out dominates the front of the Blade A71, the large screen covers most of the front facade, offering an amazing 90.5% screen-to-body ratio for an expansive viewing experience. Such impressive screen real estate clearly shows ZTE’s desire to push the boundary of value-for-money.

Driven by an octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage space, the Blade A71 is no slouch in the processing speed department and can handle most everyday applications with ease. The highly optimised Android R promises to make the best use of available hardware resources for impeccable performance.

The camera is one area that is often sacrificed on a handset but not on the Blade A71. The phone offers a triple-lens rear camera cluster comprising of a 16MP f1.8 super-clear main camera, an 8MP 120° wide-angle lens, 2MP depth lens and 8MP front camera.

The triple-cameras work in tandem to offer outstanding photography ability that punches higher than its price suggests. The addition of the 120° wide-angle lens truly opens the view and allows you to capture the world from a wider perspective.

The front camera is powered by an 8MP camera that also supports face recognition to unlock your phone. Also available is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner that makes unlocking the phone a breeze and keeps the rear from clutter.

The ZTE Blade A71 comes with NFC that opens different possibilities such as wireless payment and e-ticketing, a rarity amongst current generation affordable phones and even mid-range smartphones. As a testament to its communication expertise, the ZTE Blade A71 is also VoLTE equipped which allows the smartphone to tap into the high-speed mobile network.

Powering the ZTE Blade A71 is a massive 4000mAh battery with smart power-saving technology that extends battery life and ensure that your phone has the juice to last through an entire day of use.

The ZTE Blade A71 is available in blue colour.

At RM 499, the ZTE Blade A71 offers an amazing feature set for its price and the early bird pre-order discount of RM 499 only further sweetens the deal. The first 100 customers to pre-order the phone will be able to grab a free Bluetooth speaker. The pre-order date is set for 13th to 17th October 2021 on ZTE’s online store on Lazada and Shopee, it is an offer not to be missed!

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