ZTE Launches The Blade D6 & ZTE SmartHome Gateway At MWC Shanghai

by Joel 0

ZTE has just announced the ZTE Blade D6 smartphone as well as its first smart gateway, called as the ZTE SmartHome at the Mobile World Congress that is currently going on at Shanghai. This isn’t exactly a flagship smartphone, rather a mid-ranger with good enough specs for your every day needs.

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Before we move on to the specs of the new ZTE Blade S6, lets take a look at the ZTE SmartHome. This is the first such smart gateway from the company till date. With everyone so obsessed with smart home products, it looks like ZTE is also keen to join the party. The company’s new gateway enables customers to connect their everyday devices like baby monitors, light switches etc via a wireless protocol called as ZigBee which also works with 4G LTE connection. Controlling these smart home devices will be pretty easy with the help of a mobile application. So, the ZTE SmartHome gateway can be used for anything from home management, security and health.

zte blade d6

As for the ZTE Blade D6, its a pretty compact smartphone. The device weighs just about 120 grams and measures 6.95mm in thickness. The body is made out of 6013 aluminum alloy. So, if you are looking for something slim and light, the D6 turns out to be a great option.

As for the specs, the phone comes with the quad-core MT6735 chipset clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB of internal storage. This can be further expanded via MicroSD card, thanks to the given 3 in 2 Micro SIM + NANO SIM/ SD card slot.


The phone comes with a 5-inch 720p display along with a 13MP rear facing camera and true tone flash. The company has taken special care to satisfy selfie lovers with its 88 degrees wide angle 5MP camera up front. Moreover, you get a lot of camera options like beautification, smile shutter function, high definition continuous shooting and auto panorama. Inside, there’s a 2200mAh battery. As for the software, the phone comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with ZTE’s own customizable MiFavor 3.0 UI on top.

The ZTE Blade D6 will be available in pink, gold, silver and grey colors in the coming months in countries like Australia, Japan and Russia.

Unfortunately, we still have no idea about the pricing of the both the products. But we will update this article, when we have more details.

You can check out the full tech specs as well as the supported bands from down below.

Network LTE:TDD B40
FDD B1/3/7/8/20
UMTS: B1/5/8 (2100/850/900)
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
Platform MTK6735 compatible with MTK6753
Operating System Android 5.0
Size 142*69.5*6.95mm
Display 5.0 inch,720*1280, 16M color
Camera 13M AF + 5M wide-angle FF
Battery 2200mAh
Interface 3.5mm CTIA Earphone Port, Micro + Nano SIM (3FF + 4FF), Micro SD
Memory 16GB eMMC + 2GB LPDDR3
Features  Accelerometer/Proximity/LightCompassGPS Receiver


Here’s the full specs of the ZTE Smarthome gateway.

AP: Ralink3352


LTE FDD Band 1,2,4(3),5,7,8,20(12,13,17,28)

LTE TDD Band 38(40,41)

DC-HSPA+ /HSPA/UMTS Band 1,2,4,5,8


LTE FDD DL/UL 150M/50Mbps

LTE TDD DL/UL 110M+/10M+bps

DC-HSPA+ DL/UL 42M/5.76Mpbs


4*RJ 45+2*RJ11+1*USB-A

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n  2x2MIMO

Wi-Fi  300Mbps,  up   to  32 users

WAN/LAN  port

Support CSFB

Support USB storage


Web UI  , ZTE WIFI monitor

TR069/Fota upgrade (customized)


Internal Antenna (external antenna compatible, SMA interface)

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