ZTE Blade S6 Plus

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Introduction

ZTE Blade S6 Plus introduction

The ZTE Blade S6 Plus is an iPhone 6 lookalike and has nice design and feel. The highlight of the phone is it is a slim type and rounded edges that make it look sleek and handy. The ZTE Blade S6 Plus is a bigger version of the ZTE Blade S6, offering an affordable 64-bit Android phablet-class handset. Aside from the bigger display, and thus – body, it does not different much from its little sibling, in terms of specs.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Design

ZTE Blade S6 Plus design

The whole body of the Blade S6 Plus is made of plastic, and although plastic doesn’t necessarily have to feel cheap, unfortunately, it could be said of the ZTE S6 Plus that it lacks a premium feel. You have to remove the back cover of the phone in other to be ready to view the micro sim ports which are at either side of this phone, and the MicroSD slot is just under the SIM 1 slot. The battery is removable and isn’t in the place of any of slots as you can easily put your phone on airplane mode and change sim cards without power off the phone and the same also goes for the memory cards, just unmount the storage device and you’re good to remove or swap it for another one.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Display

ZTE Blade S6 Plus display

The screen is a 5.5″ display with IPS technology and not a full HD screen. This doesn’t mean that the display isn’t enjoyable to watch, it actually is great looking. The touch experience is also very fun especially if you’re someone who enjoys swiping keys, very smooth screen. The display offers nice, bright colors, and good viewing angles.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Camera

ZTE Blade S6 Plus camera

The best improvement of the ZTE Blade S6 plus is probably that the rear camera is with a dual LED flashlight while the S6 is with a single LED flash. The cameras have a sensor of 13MP at the back and 5MP at the front for taking selfies. The camera app is pretty simple to operate and you’ll probably not need a third party camera app as it’s decent in taking even HDR and panorama pictures.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Battery

ZTE Blade S6 Plus battery

The ZTE Blade S6 Plus comes with a 3,000 mAh battery. With its larger 3000mAh battery, the ZTE S6 Plus didn’t score especially well. We recorded 3 hours 58 minutes, with a battery score of 1587 points. There’s no power-saving mode on this phone to increase that life neither does it support quick charging.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Software

ZTE Blade S6 Plus software

With Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, the ZTE Blade S6 Plus is one of the growing numbers of phones that now run the latest iteration of Google’s mobile OS. You get all of the great features of Android Lollipop with a some additions from ZTE, including its custom launcher.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Hardware

ZTE Blade S6 Plus hardware

The phones hardware is rather impressive and commendable as it’s with a 64-bit Qualcomm snapdragon octa-core processor. The RAM of 2GB totality properly the power of the phone to ensure that logs are kept to a bare minimum. The internal storage ROM is 16GB while the microSD slot supports up to 32GB or RAM which I believe should have been capped at about 64GB instead.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Connectivity

ZTE Blade S6 Plus connectivity

Connectivity wise there’s 4G LTE on one of the two SIMs, Bluetooth 4.0, plus dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi, GPS, USB OTG support and an IR blaster. Like the S6, you also get AliveShare, which allows you to share games, content and more with handsets that also support AliveShare. NFC isn’t supported. This phone is dual-SIM as standard, taking one Nano and one Micro. The ZTE Blade S6 plus operates on GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz FDD LTE 800/900/1800/2600MHz and WCDMA 900/2100MHz.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus- Verdict

ZTE Blade S6 Plus verdict

Overall if you’re searching a mid-range Chinese smartphone then ZTE Blade S6 plus is the best choice for you. ZTE’s Blade S6 plus is not the most original of devices, but it does offer a really affordable Lollipop experience, especially for those looking for an iPhone lookalike without the hefty price.

8 Total Score
ZTE Blade S6 Plus

Overall if you're searching a mid-range Chinese smartphone then ZTE Blade S6 plus is the best choice for you.

BATTERY
7.5
PERFORMANCE
7.5
CAMERA
8.5
DESIGN
8.0
FEATURES
7.5
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