Zen Mobile has a launched a pair of new budget smartphones, the Zen Admire Dragon and Admire Thrill, but the focus here is on the Admire Dragon. The Admire Dragon is coming after the launch of the Zen Cinemax 2+, a similar budget smartphone.
The most outstanding feature of the Admire Dragon is its support for VoLTE. Zen has come up with a one-time screen breakage replacement program starting with the Admire Dragon. The Admire Dragon also comes with a mobile tracker which can help users track their phones when it goes missing.
Zen Admire Dragon Specifications, Review and Highlights
The Zen Admire Dragon comes with a 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive display with a resolution of 480 * 800 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a Spreadtrum SC8830 chipset with a 1.3GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor and a Mali-400 MP2 GPU. It has 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage that can be expanded to 32GB via microSD card.
In the camera department, the Admire Dragon packs a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for taking selfies. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The phone packs a 2500mAh removable Li-ion battery and weighs 153 grammes.
The Zen Admire Dragon is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM with Dual Standby. It has connectivity options which include; Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G VoLTE. The Admire Dragon does not feature any sensor :( .
Zen Admire Dragon Full Phone Specifications
- 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900.
- 3G: HSPA+ GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900.
- 4G: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300).
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual standby).
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshamallow.
- Dimensions: 110.7 * 62.2 * 12.7 mm.
- Weight: 153 g.
- Display: 4.0-inch, 480 * 800 pixels HD (196 PPI), IPS Capacitive touchscreen.
- Build: Plastic with metal trimmings.
- Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
- Colours: Gold.
- Processor Name/Technology: Spreadtrum SC8830.
- Processor Speed: 1.3GHz.
- Number of Processor Cores: Quad -core.
- Graphics Processor: Mali-400 MP2.
- RAM: 1GB.
- Internal Storage: 8GB.
- External Storage: microSD, up to 32GB.
- Sensors: None.
- Rear: 5MP with Autofocus.
- LED Flash: Yes.
- Video recording: Yes.
- Front-facing: 5MP.
- Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
- Loudspeaker: Yes.
- Audio Technology: –
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
- FM Radio: No.
- Bluetooth: v4.0.
- Bluetooth Profiles: –
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS.
- USB: micro-USB v2.0.
- USB OTG: No.
- NFC: No.
- 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.
- Battery Capacity: 2500mAh.
- Battery Technology: Li-ion.
- Removable? Yes
- Charging: Fast Charge – No.
- Power Management: – Marshmallow power saving mode.
- Extra Features: –
- Launch Date: December 14, 2016.
- Availability: December 14, 2016.
- Sales stores/platforms:
- Online: Flikpart, Snapdeal, Amazon.
- Offline: –
- Launch Price
- Nigeria: ₦32,886.
- Kenya: KSh. 7,988.
- Ghana: GH₵ 322.6.
- India: Rs. 5,290.
- China: ¥ 540.6.
- USA: $78.3.
- UK: £62.1.
- Europe: €74.
Availability and Price of Zen Admire Dragon in India, Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana
The Zen Admire Dragon has been launched in India and it is priced at Rs. 5,290. It is already available for purchase on major online outlets like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon.