ZTE V3 series with 5.5-inch 1080p display, fingerprint sensor, aluminum body announced


ZTE has announced its V3 (mighty) series of smartphones – V3 Youth, V3 Energy and V3 Extreme in China. These smartphones have a 5.5-inch 1080p display, are powered by a an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC and run on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with nubia UI 3.0. These have 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 88-degree wide-angle lens with NeoVision 5.0 Camera UI.


These have a fingerprint sensor on the back, aircraft-grade aluminum alloy body and are just 8.55mm thick. These have DTS sound and a dedicated AW8155A audio chip.

ZTE V3 series specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display
  • Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4×1.5GHz + 4×1.0GHz) processor with 550 MHz Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with nubia UI 3.0
  • Hybrid Dual (micro + nano) SIM, nano SIM slot can also be used as microSD
  • Dimension: : 155.3 x 77.2 x 8.55mm; Weight: 160g
  • 13MP camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, Largan 5p lenses
  • 5MP front-facing camera with OmniVision OV5670 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/aGPS
  • 3000mAh battery

The ZTE V3 Youth edition with dual 4G LTE support is priced at 999 Yuan (US$ 160 / Rs. 10,310 approx.), V3 Energy with full network support costs 1299 Yuan  (US$ 210 / Rs. 13,400 approx.) and the V3 Extreme with additional accessories is priced at 1499 Yuan (US$ 240 / Rs. 15,470 approx.). These smartphones are not available for pre-order in China and goes on sale next month.

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