The ZTE Blade V9, an upcoming smartphone from the Chinese handset maker ZTE, has been accidentally unveiled on the company's Spanish website. The listing on the website includes both the hardware specifications and the images of the device. The ZTE Blade V9 will sport a display with an aspect ratio of 18:9, according to the leak, and directly above the screen are the earpiece and the front-facing selfie shooter. On the back of the handset, users will find a fingerprint scanner, two rear cameras, and a conventional LED flash. The right side of the smartphone will feature a volume rocker and a power button, while the left side will include a hybrid dual-SIM card slot, which means that the handset can accept either two nano SIM cards or one SIM card and a microSD card.
Based on the specifications included in the listing, it seems that the ZTE Blade V9 will be a mid-range device. The smartphone will be powered by the Snapdragon 450 chipset from Qualcomm, which is comprised of an octa-core CPU clocked at up to 1.8GHz and the Adreno 508 GPU. The handset also includes a 5.7-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2160 by 1080 pixels. The smartphone will likely be available in several variants that contain 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB of RAM, and the website further notes that the models may also have different internal flash storage capacities. The device, according to the leak, may include 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB of internal storage.
The dual rear cameras of the device will be equipped with one 16-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 lens and one 5-megapixel module, according to the listing. Meanwhile, the front-facing shooter will have a 5-megapixel sensor. The ZTE Blade V9 will include a microUSB port for data transfer and charging, as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone will be able to connect to 2G GSM, 3G UMTS, and 4G LTE networks, and will also support connectivity standard features like 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.2. The Blade V9 will weigh 140 grams, and the listing indicates that the handset will be 151.4 x 70.6 x 7.5mm in size. The handset will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo pre-installed and might be officially unveiled next month during the CES 2018 trade show.