A new smartphone is headed to US from the Chinese smartphone maker. We are talking about the new ZTE Concord II. The name might ring your head. ZTE in 2012 surfaced Concord smartphone. So the new handset goes by the name Concord II or is the successor of the previously launched smartphone. Like its predecessor, ZTE plans to sell the Concord II via T-Mobile and MetroPCS, popular US carriers. This is a 4.3-inch smartphone and is tagged priced at $160. The ZTE Concord II is the new smartphone to join the market after Nokia Lumia 630, and Moto E.
ZTE is one of the popular smartphone makers in US. ZTE Concord II, specs-wise, is running on Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS. The CPU packed in is 1.2GHz operated dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8210 processor. The device features a 4.3-inch display having a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, protected by Gorilla Glass 2.
Coming to the memory section, Concord II boards 1GB RAM, 4GB inbuilt storage. It also supports expansion using microSD card. In terms of imaging, the smartphone ships with 5MP rear snapper with LED flash. Like Nokia Lumia 630 it also lacks secondary camera. The battery packed in to power the device is of 1,820 mAh capacity. Connectivity-wise, the handset supports obvious options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, etc.
The new ZTE smartphone will be shipping US. Concord II will go official via T-Mobile and MetroPCS like carrier. While T-Mobile offers Refill Card along with SIM Starter Kit. It comers in Navy Blue Color, other colors are unknown. As per the prices, T-Mobile has quoted the smartphone for $160, and similar prices will follow the MetroPCS. Starting May 19, you can grab the unit from MetroPCS.
While we are talking about the new ZTE concord II, let’s not forget about its contenders. If we are talking about budget smartphone, then there several other devices available in the market like Samsung, Motorola, LG, etc. The recently talked about smartphone, Moto E has created a great sensation with its latest Android OS and modest specs and budget price.
To remind you, Moto E that is trending globally is offered with Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS. Unlike ZTE’s latest arrival it supports new Android version. It features a 4.3-inch display having a resolution of 540×960 pixels. It is powered by 1.2 GHz clocked dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset. The smartphone boards 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage that can further extended using microSD card. It packs a non-removable 1,980 mAh battery. Moto E is a budget Phone that is priced for $129 in the US and for £89 in the UK.
Nokia Lumia 630 is worth considering if you are looking for a budget smartphone. Are you going to but the new ZTE Concord II smartphone? You can write to us your views in the comment section below. Keep reading www.techcular.com