A larger 'phablet' version of excellent-value iPhone 6-lookalike the ZTE Blade S6 Android Lollipop smartphone is now available to buy. Here we reveal the UK release date, price and specs. Also see: Best smartphones 2015 and best phablets 2015.

Also see our ZTE Blade S6 Plus review.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus UK release date and price: When is the ZTE Blade S6 Plus coming out? How to buy the ZTE Blade S6 Plus

The ZTE Blade S6 Plus has been available since 7 April 2015, and you can now buy the phablet from GearBest for £203.33. Also see: Best Android phones 2015.

GearBest will be stocking the ZTE Blade S6 countries, including Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy and France. However, before you buy from its Hong Kong warehouse read our advice on buying grey market tech.

ZTE Blade S6 Plus specs: ZTE Blade S6 vs ZTE Blade S6 Plus

We recently reviewed the ZTE Blade S6, which earned a PC Advisor Recommend award for its excellent value, 4G and dual-SIM connectivity, capable Sony camera and smart gestures. The ZTE Blade S6 Plus is a very similar beast, but comes with a larger 5.5in display (the ZTE Blade S6 has a 5in panel) and a higher-capacity 3000mAh battery (the ZTE Blade S6 has 2400mAh).

Full specifications for the ZTE Blade S6 Plus are listed below.

• Android 5.0 Lollipop
• 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor
• Adreno 405 graphics
• 5.5 inch (1280x720) IPS display
• 2GB DDR3 RAM
• 16GB storage plus microSD support
• Dual-SIM (dual-standby)
• 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
• Bluetooth 4.0
• 4G connectivity (not compatible with US networks)
• 13MP rear camera with Sony Exmor IMX214 CMOS sensor (1080p video @30fps)
• 5Mp front camera
• 3000mAh battery
• 156.6x77x7.5mm
• 150g

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