ZTE officially introduces its latest Smartphone lineup, it is the ZTE S30 series – S30 Pro, S30, and S30 SE. These phones are kinda identical to each other in one way or the other, although, the differences are quite noticeable also.
On the front, they all arrive with a center punch-hole screen, 5G modem, 6.67-inch FHD+ display, but the processors of these phones are totally different from each other. The company also launched its ZTE Watch GT with 5ATM water resistance.
It is a 1.39 inch (454 x 454 pixels) AMOLED screen Smart Watch with Aluminum alloy case design. It sports 16 workout modes, GPS, heart rate sensor and a 420mAh battery with 15 days of battery life. It cost 599 yuan ($91).
Table of Interest
ZTE S30 Pro
This is the top-end of the series, and powering this device is Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G 7nm EUV Mobile Platform with the Kryo 475 CPUs clocking up to a 2.8GHz processor. It sports Adreno 620 GPU, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, expandable up to 256GB.
Where the processor is kinda cool, the S30 Pro also comes with a surprisingly better screen display. It packs a 6.67-inch 1080 pixels Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with support for 144Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate.
It comes with up to 800 nits brightness, and there is the in-display fingerprint sensor, thanks to the AMOLED screen. Support Dual SIM, thick at 7.8mm and weighs 183g. Connectivity options include 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS/GLONASS.
Inside the camera island is a QUAD-camera setup, dual f/2.4 2-megapixels sensor as depth, and 4cm macro cameras. There is the primary 64-megapixels camera with LED flash, supported by an f/2.2 8-megapixels ultra-wide camera lens and features a 44-megapixels front-facing camera sensor.
Unlike others with a 3.5mm audio jack, the ZTE S39 Pro arrives with USB Type-C audio. It comes with a 4200mAh battery capacity with support for 55W fast charging through USB Type-C. The ZTE S30 Pro goes for 2998 yuan ($456).
Though, it still features the same 6.67-inch Full HD+ 20:9 aspect ratio screen, but it is an LCD panel with 90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate and comes with a 16-megapixels front-facing camera.
Around the back is the main 64-megapixels rear camera, 8-megapixels 120° wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5-megapixels macro and 2-megapixels portrait camera sensor. Fortunately, there is support for a 3.5 mm audio jack.
It arrives with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, 7.9mm thick and weighs 184g. It arrives with the following connectivity – 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS + GLONASS.
The ZTE S30 is powered by an MediaTek Dimensity 720 7nm processor with Cortex-A76 clocking at 2GHz Octa-core processor with Mali-G57 MC3 GPU. It arrives with a single 8GB LPDDR4X RAM in either 128GB / 256GB storage.
It runs on Android 11 with MyOS11, and packs a 4000mAh battery with 30W fast charging through USB Type-C. The ZTE S30 8GB + 128GB costs 2,198 yuan ($334) and the 8GB + 256GB goes for 2,398 yuan ($364).
ZTE S30 SE
At this time, this is the last of the S30 series lineup, and it is totally identical to the S30’s display, featuring a 6.67-inch 1080 pixels Full HD+ LCD 20:9 aspect ratio screen. Which also takes the fingerprint scanner to the side.
Similar to others in the series, the S30 SE also comes with 5G modem. As it is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor with its Core CPU clocking up to 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU and still runs on Android 11 with MyOS11.
Unlike others, the company trimmed down the camera sensor, this is to make it fit in its range. Featuring a primary 48-megapixels rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixels macro, 2-megapixels portrait camera and a front-facing f/2.0
You can find it in 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, which you can easily expand through dedicated MicroSD card slot. It supports Dual SIM, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou and it is 9.6mm thick.
The S30 SE is amounting the highest battery capacity here, featuring a massive 6000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging through USB Type-C and the 6GB + 128GB version goes for 1,698 yuan ($258). These phones will be available for purchase starting from April 3 in China.