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ZTE Blade

Feb 15, 2011
Market status
Release date
Nov 1, 2010


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  • Low pixel density screen (267 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low resolution display (480 x 800 pixels)
  • Low-resolution camera (3 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera




ZTE Blade also known as Orange San Francisco is an Android 2.1 running smartphone with 3.5" touchscreen. It has 3MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, FM radio and 600 MHz processor.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.57 x 2.22 x 0.46 inches (116 x 56.5 x 11.8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.59 oz (130 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (145 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 3.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 267 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 53.27 %
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • 3 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 200
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.15 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (800 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 9.0 days (216 hours)
      the average is 17 days (419 h)


  • Radio:
      • FM, FM Transmiter
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker


  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Orange San Francisco

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