Introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the ZTE Blade S6 has been coupled today with a bigger variant, the ZTE Blade S6 Plus. Carrying a 5.5-inch screen the Blade S6 Plus is definitely a nice budget-friendly offering for all those users who prefer oversized, phablet-like handsets. Both, the Blade S6 and S6 Plus have been announced to hit the international market with eBay being its exclusive distributor. Priced $249.99 or $299.99 the unlocked phones are already available in the US and Europe.
ZTE Blade S6 Plus vs. ZTE Blade S6
The ZTE Blade S6 Plus is surely not only a bigger but also a slightly beefier version of the original Blade S6. The phablet comes with 5.5-inch 720p IPS LCD screen and is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset (versus Blade S6’ quad-core processor) with Adreno 405 being responsible for graphics. The processor is supported by 2GB RAM and 16GB of built-in expandable storage.
On the side of optics the Blade S6 Plus offers its future users a pretty powerful 13MP main camera unit, additionally backed by a 5MP front-facing shooter. When it comes to software this dual-SIM device runs the Android 5.0 Lollipop with the ZTE-made MiFavor 3.0 UI installed on the top. Furthermore, the handset will be kept alive by a massive 3,000mAh battery, which appears to be a great improvement when compared to the smaller only 2,400mAh battery found in the ZTE Blade S6.
The ZTE Blade S6 Plus is already sold throughout most parts of the globe including France, Spain, Italy, the UK, Brazil, Germany and Poland. What’s the most important, when planning to get yourself the Blade S6 Plus, you may want to make a quick decision in order to benefit from the ZTE’s special offer. The company is now selling the smartphone cheaper by another $30. However, no one knows how long this limited time deal will be available. Costing just $50 more than the regular Blade S6, the Blade S6 Plus seems to be a great option if you’re looking for an affordable phablet.