Hands-On: ZTE Amigo, Skate and Blade
The Blade is more of a mid-range handset from ZTE. It has a 3.5-inch display, and is a slab-style phone, though it is a bit thicker than its larger brother (the Skate).
The plastics of this phone felt incredibly cheap and the build quality was not impressive. Thanks to the smaller display, it is an easier phone to hold in your hand, and it rests comfortably in your palm.
The Blade's screen looked good, but managed to not impress as much as the smaller Amigo's screen did. It was brighter than the Amigo's display, but clarity and colors weren't as good.
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