MAZE is a newcomer to the smartphone scene, although the company seems intent on making its mark and has now announced not one, but two smartphones. One of which is the MAZE Alpha. This is more of a concept smartphone and not expected to hit the market anytime soon, although its big selling point is that it comes equipped with a bezel-less design. The other new smartphone is the MAZE Blade, and unlike the Alpha, the MAZE Blade is due to become available to buy before the end of March.
The general ethos with the MAZE Blade is to combine style with practicality. So while this will be positioned as an affordable smartphone, it is also one which will is designed to be pleasant to look at and user-friendly. At the moment, the picture shown above is the only visual on offer. Although the image does highlight that this will be a smartphone that boasts glass on the back as well as the front, with the two glass panels joined together via a metal frame. Drawing on its practical nature, the MAZE Blade is also said to come equipped with a shortcut physical key located on the right-hand side of the device. This is best understood as a dedicated 'app key' which will allow the user to preset the key to their favorite app and launch the app in a much quicker fashion, compared to navigating the interface normally. It also seems as though the MAZE Blade will come equipped with a ‘guest mode’ which can be enabled at anytime and especially when someone other than the owner is using the smartphone. A feature which is starting to be seen on more devices nowadays as an additional way to help further secure the owner’s personal information.
In terms of the general numbers, the MAZE Blade comes equipped with a 5.5-inch display which adopts the help of a 1920 x 1080 resolution. Inside, the MAZE Blade comes loaded with 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor. On the camera side of things, the MAZE Blade comes loaded with a 13-megapixel rear camera, as well as an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Additional features worth noting, include a front-positioned fingerprint sensor and the ability to expand the storage via microSD when needed. Those interested in finding out more about the MAZE Blade, or registering their interest, can do so by heading through the link below.