Spec wise it’s predictably basic, with something I’ve never seen the likes of before. See if you can spot it.
Yes if you’re wondering what I was on about, it’s the resolution of the screen, I never come across a five inch display which has such a low resolution. But no doubt the Blade L2 will come out nice and cheaply. To suit people who want a large screen device at a budget price.
As regards price and availability ZTE have said the following.
If you fancy reading the press release press the button to reveal all.
ZTE announces the arrival of the Blade L2 in Europe.1
Latest handset in ZTE’s popular Blade series combines affordability and stylish design.
7th May 2014, Shenzhen, China – Today, ZTE celebrates the introduction of its latest mobile phone, ZTE Blade L2, in Europe. The ZTE Blade L2 is already ranged in countries including Spain, Greece, Germany, Slovakia and the UK and will be rolled out globally later in 2014. The ZTE Blade L2 is the latest and most stylish handset to come from the affordable and highly popular Blade series that has already received millions of global sales.
Featuring an elegant design with a 5” touch screen and white exterior finish, the Blade L2 not only delivers on style but also packs a powerful performance with its 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor. Thanks to its narrow frame design, the ZTE Blade L2 looks and feels even slimmer than its 8.9mm effective thickness.
Like its popular predecessors in the Blade series, the Blade L2 offers a superior photo experience, boasting a 5MP camera which includes a number of different settings from continuous shot and panorama to anti-flickering as well as a multi angle view that can easily be turned into 3D animation. To make sure that users get the perfect photo, the camera functions also include autofocus, flash, self-timer, face detection and ZTE’s Smile Shot. The ZTE Blade L2 also includes a 0.3MP front camera for self-portraits and video-calling.
Mr. AO Wen, General Manager of ZTE Handset European Operation Office, said, “At ZTE, it’s no secret that we pride ourselves on the affordability of our smartphone handsets that makes smartphone technology available to everyone. We’ve had huge success with our Blade series to date in Europe, and we’re excited to introduce the latest edition. We’re confident that the ZTE Blade L2 will offer our ever-more discerning customers across Europe a stylish and high performance device at the right price.”
The 5” large screen offers a superior experience for browsing, watching movies and previewing photos taken with the 5MP camera. Preinstalled with Evernote, Dropbox, Facebook and Twitter, the ZTE Blade L2 enables people to easily share their memories with friends and family at just the touch of a button.
The ZTE Blade L2 is available now in Spain and Greece and will be launched later in 2014 in countries including Germany, UK, Slovakia, Mexico, Chile, Columbia and Venezuela