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MWC 2018: ZTE Tempo is the first Android Go smartphone

MWC 2018: ZTE Tempo is the first Android Go smartphone

Under the hood is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 450 processor under the hood.

In the camera department, the ZTE Blade V9 comes equipped with a 16MP+5MP of dual main camera setup with LED flash. The ZTE Blade V9 phone got enough leaks and rumors in the past which is finally announced in the technology market. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded.

Starting with the design, the ZTE Blade V9 is a very attractive looking smartphone; the front and the back of the device are covered by an eight-layered glass, which gives the device a distinguished look. It comes with a 13-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. For your information, the Android Go OS can run smoothly even on devices with low processing power and low RAM capacities. Above that screen is a 5MP camera, and around back there's a fingerprint reader. Some really just want a basic communication device that happens to also bring the Internet into their pockets.

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Other connectivity options such as VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi b/g/n and Global Positioning System are also available on the device. The pricing of the ZTE Blade V9 has not been revealed yet. Providing an optimized experience with Android Oreo (Go edition), the ZTE Tempo Go is sold unlocked for GSM/UMTS/LTE networks and is available online at www.zteusa.com/TempoGo for $79.99. You can see what the first two look like and what they have to offer in our recent story, so let's take an in-depth look at the third ZTE device unveiled this week - the Tempo Go. The devices would be shipped with different set of features in different countries. The smartphone comes with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage variants. The design of the phone is same is the larger variant, except it has a smaller 5.45-inch 18:9 display, lower-end Snapdragon 435 processor, and only 3GB of RAM.

Utilising the popular dual camera horizontal placement the resolution is an acceptable 16 and 5 Megapixels at the rear and 8 megapixel camera at the front. It is based around the pretty outdated Snapdragon 210 chipset, but hopefully, Android Go's lightweight approach to base features and additional apps can make it work.