On 19th March 2012, the ZTE announced the availability of a new budget friendly smartphone named as ZTE Score M. It is the first ZTE Android phone having teamed up with MetroPCS Communications, which is America’s one of the leading cell phone service providers. As we all know that the market is full of variety of smartphones packed with advanced specifications, but there are some customers who cannot afford those costly handsets. For such people, ZTE Score M is the best option. It is truly affordable for a price of $49 plus $30 mail-in rebate.
Even though it’s cheap, it does have some decent set of specifications. This entry level device works on Android 2.3 Gingerbread Operating System but no one has any idea whether the device will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or not. The handset measures 4.41×2.44×0.54 inches and weighs only 4.8 oz ensuring easy handling of the device. Users can operate it very comfortably using its 3.5-inch HVGA TFT touchscreen display, that’s really impressive for such a low budget handset. The device is backed up with a long lasting battery of 1500 mAh that can give a continuous talk time of 3 to 4 hours.
The ZTE Score M supports a 3.2 megapixel camera, which enables the users to capture happy moments of their life. The users can also share their moments with their friends through social networks from the smartphone. Moreover, the device has built in online services that support YouTube and Picasa. For such a low price, its users can enjoy more than 450,000 Android applications and games by accessing Google Play. In addition, the device has 3G coverage.
Score M includes a 4GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot that comes pre-filled with a 2GB memory card and it is expandable to 32GB. Other basic specifications consist of a 3.5 mm headphone jack for entertainment purpose, Wi-Fi connection to access internet any time, and Bluetooth connectivity for sharing files. If you are impressed with this budget friendly phone then don’t wait any more as it is available only for a limited time at all MetroPCS and dealer retail locations nationwide or you can avail it online at www.metropcs.com/phones.
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