ZTE seems to be working on a couple of entry-level smartphones. The ZTE Blade A6 has just passed through FCC (Federal Communications Commission) in the US. Except that, another device with the model number ZTE Z982 has been spotted on GFXBench.
Let's start with the ZTE Blade A6; its FCC appearance suggests an imminent launch. As with FCC documentation, none of its key specifications has been disclosed. However, markings on the internal components have revealed that the device will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, 16GB of internal storage space and a large 5,000mAH capacity battery.
The other thing we have come to know is the smartphone will carry support for LTE in the US. This means the popular carries in the US like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and US Cellular will support the ZTE Blade A6.
The images of the device submitted to the FCC reveals it will be featuring a 3.5mm standard headphone jack on the top. While the bottom side of the Blade 6 holds a micro-USB port and a loudspeaker. On the right side, you can notice the power button along with the volume rockers.
The top bezel of the phone has several sensors and a selfie camera whereas the bottom bezel has capacitive buttons.
Coming to the other phone, the ZTE Z982 is expected to be the next smartphone from the Max series. The GFXBench listing has shed light on most of its specs. Going by that, the device will come with a 6-inch full HD display.
Under the hood, the ZTE Z982 seems to be powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset running at 2.0GHz. Paring the processor will be 2GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage space.
In terms of optics, the smartphone will flaunt a 16MP rear-facing main camera as well as an 8MP selfie shooter at the front.
As for software, the ZTE Z982 will on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS layered with the company's own UI on top. Since it is expected to be a part of the Max series, the phone may feature a fingerprint scanner.