ZTE-Made Flash for Sprint Includes 12MP Camera
Updated: corrected display resolution.
Sprint recently added the ZTE Flash to its roster of Android devices. The defining feature of this Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone is its 12-megapixel camera, which has an LED flash, autofocus, and shoots 1080p HD video. A user-facing camera shoots 1.1-megapixel images and captures 720p HD video. The Flash also has a 4.5-inch 1280 x 720 HD display; 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of built-in storage; and LTE 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. According to Sprint, the Flash supports mobile device management, on-device encryption, and VPNs for businesses that need secure mobile phones. It is also ULE Platinum Certified for sustainability. The ZTE Flash costs $129.99 with a new two-year contract.
Inexpensive ZTE Prestige 2 Hits Boost and Virgin Mobile
Sprint's prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today launched the ZTE Prestige 2, an entry-level Android handset. The Prestige 2 has a 5-inch FWVGA display and it is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
US Cellular Lands the ZTE Grand S Pro
U.S. Cellular and ZTE today announced the Grand S Pro, a high-end Android smartphone that costs $99 with a two-year contract.
ZTE Max XL Packs 6-Inch Full HD Screen for $130
ZTE today announced the Max XL, a big-screened Android smartphone headed to Boost Mobile. The Max XL's defining features are the 6-inch full HD display and massive 3,990mAh battery.
Boost Mobile Trots Out the ZTE Speed for $99
Boost Mobile today announced the ZTE Speed, an affordable Android smartphone with a 4.5-inch screen and a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor. The Speed runs Android 4.4 KitKat and comes with a 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel user-facing camera, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage.
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