Chinese smartphone maker, ZTE has officially launched a camera-oriented handset dubbed Blade S7, in Beijing.

"We are delighted to confirm the availability of the ZTE Blade S7, a device packed with a range of fun and innovative features," said Jacky Zhang, CEO of Asia Pacific, ZTE Mobile Devices.

"ZTE is constantly listening to its customers and we wanted to deliver a device that takes the selfie experience to a new level," he added.

As said earlier, ZTE Blade S7's main USP is its camera. It boasts of feature-rich 13MP camera with dedicated LED flash and PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) technology, so that users will be able to capture a fine quality selfie under any lighting condition.

On the rear-side, it houses a similar 13MP snapper, which has laser auto focus to provide fast and accurate shooting under low-light conditions.

Other notable features of the ZTE Blade S7 include 5.0-inch full HD display, finger-print sensor, Snapdragon 615 Octa-core, 3GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB inbuilt memory and a 2500 mAh battery.

ZTE Blade S7 availability details:

The company has confirmed that the new ZTE Blade Z7 will be first made available in Thailand, but the details regarding the specific release time-frame and price of the device are still under wraps.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Key features of ZTE Blade S7:

Model ZTE Blade S7
Display 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS LCD screen with 178-degree wide angle viewing ability
  • Pixel density: 445 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop with MiFavor 3.2 UI
Processor 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core (1.5GHZ Cortex-A53 quad-cores + 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 quad-cores)
RAM Adreno 405
Storage 32GB eMMC
Camera Main: 13MP camera with laser auto-focus, LED flashFront: 13MP camera with LED flash, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), 14 beautification apps
Battery 2500 mAh
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3 shield (front and back), dual-SIM (type: nano) slots, finger-print sensor, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS
Dimensions 142.0 x 67.0 x 7.2mm
Weight 131 g
Colours Lemon Green, Rose Gold, Diamond White and Space Gray