updated 09:46 am EDT, Thu May 15, 2014
Budget-specification ZTE Concord II has 4-inch 480x800 display
The ZTE Concord II budget-ranged smartphone is arriving on T-Mobile and MetroPCS, the carriers have revealed. The device, running Android 4.3, uses a 4-inch, 480x800-resolution display with Gorilla Glass 2, backed by a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of expandable storage.
On the back is a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and an LED flash, capable of 720p video, though no front-facing version. A dual-microphone array with noise cancellation is also touted, along with a 1,820mAh battery giving up to 6 hours of talk time.
ZTE Concord II
T-Mobile is listing the Concord II as available for $120 on its own, but $160 when bought with a SIM starter kit and a refill card as part of a bundle. MetroPCS will start offering the device on May 19th, with the company claiming it will cost $49 after a $50 instant rebate.