Two new entry-level handsets ZTE Maven and Sonata 2 are coming to the States
ZTE has a new couple of affordable and capable smartphones for customers in the US. ZTE Maven and ZTE Sonata 2 are officially released in the country. Maven is landing on the shelves of AT&T while Sonata 2 is getting launched by Cricket Wireless.
ZTE Maven is a 4.5-inched entry-level device. In its gut is integrated a quad-core silicon clocked at 1.2GHz. The phone comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory and a slot for microSD cards. It arrives with Android 5.1 Lollipop pre-installed on it. The mid-ranger features two cameras – a 5MP rear shooter and a VGA secondary sensor. ZTE Maven is powered by a 2100mAh cell. It supports 4G LTE connectivity which is definitely a plus for a smartphone at this price. Speaking of price the Maven can be yours for $59.99 off-contract from AT&T.
The second smartphone of the new couple is the ZTE Sonata 2. It is a smaller device than the Maven and sports a 4-inch screen, 480 x 800p. In the gut of the model is ticking Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chip. It is powered by Android 4.4 KitKat. Sonata 2 is packed with 1GB RAM and 4GB native storage (expandable). The main camera of the handset is with 5MP resolution. On the front panel of Sonata 2 lies a 2MP snapper. The juice-provider for the phone is with a capacity of 1650mAh. It supports Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G LTE. ZTE Sonata 2 is coming to Cricket Wireless for $29.99 with phone line activation.
Both new smartphones of ZTE have the potential to grab the interest of users who are looking for LTE-enabled a mid-ranger that won’t break their budget.