Is well, when the smartphone looks beautiful, it is a reliable assistant in daily activities and at the same time inexpensive. Many manufacturers continue to make affordable smartphones with advanced features and good looks. One of them - the Chinese company ZTE. And just a month ago, she released the unit Blade A510 with bright colors casing, screen quality and very attractive price. See also: Manuals for ZTE smartphone
The smartphone on sale in a box of thick white cardboard on which the thin dotted lines suffered figure. Inside the package is very gadget prefabricated charger kit documentation, warranty card and additional plastic socket.
ZTE Blade A510 looks beautiful and elegant, but if you want to make it brighter, you can replace the gray rear panel to another - the color of Tiffany, which comes in the kit.
The designers did a good job over the appearance of the device: nice rounded corners, the screen is covered by a gray plastic frame, eye pleasing symmetry of decorative elements on the back side, as well as microphone and speaker holes on the bottom.
The front panel is completely covered with tempered glass with oleophobic coating. Below the display are touch-sensitive navigation keys, they look a little unusual - round "Home" and two points for a "menu" and "back" - but you get used quickly. On top of the front side of the strip are dynamic, front-facing camera, LED, light sensor and proximity.
At the upper end of the displayed audio output 3.5 mm.
Port micro-USB, speaker and microphone hole carried on the lower end.
The left side is free of controls and connectors. On the right side endured rocker volume control and on / off button.
On the back side there is a logo of the manufacturer, the lens 13-megapixel camera, LED flash and an optional microphone. Under the removable panels - two helper micro-SIM and nano-SIM, as well as one for the microSD.
Impressions from the use of a smartphone exclusively positive. Keep one hand 130 grams ZTE Blade A510 can be long, the brush does not get tired and numb. Small dimensions allow easy wearing the device in jeans pocket or jacket, it fits even in small handbags.
The thickness of the device is optimal, according to this indicator, it can be considered almost a model not so thick that your fingers get tired, not too thin to be afraid of dropping it, and rounded edges are not cut into the palm.
No gaps, backlash and squeaks during use have been reported, all the elements fit tightly. Stroke volume buttons and the power supply is short and clear, with well perceptible tripping.
Quality five-inch display at a high level. It is made by S-IPS technology with no air gap. The resolution is 1280x720 pixels, and the density - 320 ppi. Grain is almost negligible, even if looking at the screen closely. Sensor Type - capacitive, it simultaneously processes up to ten taps.
Sensitivity to the highest level, even the light touch of the phone detects a fraction of a second.
The screen is covered with tempered glass with oleophobic coating, fingerprints visible, but erased very easily. Factory protective film is not provided, and there is no need in it - the glass is quite durable, and scratch on it does not remain.
With no air gap maximum viewing angles, the picture is very clear and colorful. Reserve enough brightness in all conditions, automatic adjustment can not occur very quickly, but always precise: on a sunny day "unscrews" the brightness at full and under artificial lighting - set within the average. In the dark, at a minimum brightness of the picture does not hurt the eyes.
The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 with a slightly modified shell - swipe up from the bottom opens an additional menu, where one of the three icons styles you can choose the wallpaper and the degree of blur, the effect of switching desktops, etc. The rest of it has already had time to become familiar sixth Android, where everything looks very harmonious and it is clear there are multiple desktops, which appear all the apps and folders, and applications menu is not available.
Dialer, keyboard, and standard phone book for this version of Android, almost no changes.
Pre-installed applications - a necessary minimum.
The ZTE Blade A510 features a 64-bit processor MediaTek MT6735P quad-core Cortex-A53 for each gigahertz. Over the schedule meets the Mali-T720, RAM 1 GB, internal - 8 GB. It is possible to increase the storage space via microSD card up to 32 GB.
The interface works smartly and steadily, without lags and freezes. Virtual tables are changed smoothly, change the screen orientation is carried out for a second. Simple applications and games start in a few seconds.
The benchmarks ZTE Blade A510 gives not the most brilliant results:
But with the majority of 3D-gaming smartphone coped easily.
Playing high-definition video is not satisfactory. Frames are not delayed, the sound does not fall out of the flow of play.
Scroll and zoom in the browser clear, all keystrokes are processed quickly and accurately.
As a basic music player app installed on your smartphone "Google Play Music". The headphones sound reasonable, loud and clear mid-tones, not pumped high, well defined bass. The external speaker is very sonorous, but no wheezes or crackles have been reported, even at maximum volume. Watch video clips or with the speaker can be quite noisy even in the room.
Despite the somewhat outdated module removes the gadget better than many of its competitors: a bright sunny day, you can take pictures of very good quality. Settings minimum, but there are several useful functions, such as "Panorama" and shooting HDR.
A few examples of pictures with the main camera.
As part of the wireless interfaces at the ZTE Blade A510 everything is in order: there is Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. Operate all modules are stable, disconnection was observed during the test. Navigation chip bright enough: discovered four satellites in 30 seconds.
If you connect the headset, c by a smartphone, you can listen to FM-radio. It is also possible to work LTE-networks, which significantly increases the data rate.
Despite the high-resolution display in combination with a battery 2200 mAh battery, the smartphone has shown good results of autonomy from a single charge, with an average load device operates up to six days. This three hours of music playback, around an hour watching online video, a half hour of navigation software, an hour checking social networking feeds and chat in messengers, and an hour of dialogue and calls.
Viewing high-definition video at a maximum level of illumination when switched "Flight" mode to completely discharge the battery device 6 hours 35 minutes. A one-hour game selects nearly 30% of the charge.
Rich practice of "cloning" the biggest hits of worldwide sales did not pass unnoticed for the Chinese smartphone: China is now the company's stable release with the original device productive "stuffing" and the high quality of manufacturing. ZTE Blade A510 is no exception. In the gadget a great screen and camera, powerful processor and a reasonable price tag in the region of ten thousand rubles. And thanks to the clever design, this smartphone can advise many, ranging from a high school and ending with the mid-level manager.