ZTE announced a pair of Blade series smartphones with the Blade A72 and Blade A52 in Malaysia. Both phones bring Unisoc chipsets, 13MP main cameras and larger batteries. Blade A72 brings a 6.7-inch LCD with HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate while Blade A52 gets a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD with a 60Hz refresh rate. Both phones house 5MP selfie cameras inside a waterdrop notch. They also have the same 13MP main cam around the back alongside two 2MP auxiliary modules.


ZTE Blade A72 and Blade A52
ZTE Blade A72 and Blade A52

ZTE Blade A72 and Blade A52

Both phones also share the same Unisoc SC9863A chipset though Blade A72 gets 3GB RAM while the A52 has only 2GB RAM. Built-in storage on both units is 64GB and you can expand it via the microSD slot. The software side is covered by Android 11 OS with ZTE’s MiFovor 11 on top. Blade A72 packs a 6,000 mAh battery while the A52 makes do with a 5,000 mAh cell.

ZTE Blade A72 comes in Space Gray and Sky Blue colors and retails for MYR 499 ($114). Blade A52 comes in Silk Gold and Space Grey and costs MYR 399 ($91).

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