ZTE’s budget-friendly smartphone Sonata 2 was launched in Cricket Wireless in the US. Actually, the device arrived at the US store simultaneously with Maven, another of ZTE. The handset appeals to the money-for-value crowd with its $30 price tag, only half the price of Maven ($60). Both are available to be purchased on their assigned stores sans the annual contract.
Meanwhile, taking a look at Sonata 2, we can see a rectangular box with curved corners. The 4.0-inch screen sports WVGA display with 480×800 pixels resolution. Though it looks pretty generic, the specs under the hood bear the basics decent enough for light performance. It has a Snapdragon chipset with dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, working closely with Adreno 302 GPU and Android Kitkat OS. It can
Other specifications involve 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM (extendable to 32GB via microSD slot), 2MP front cam and 5MP rear snapper with LED flash assist. Sonata 2 also supports 4G and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth connectivity. Lights won’t go off until your 1650 mAh battery is fully consumed.
Ideally, this comes handy as a backup or as your kid’s communication tool to let you keep in touch with them. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a smartphone for performance, this model—apparently— doesn’t make the cut.
ZTE Sonata 2 Specifications
- Dimension :125 x 63.8 x 11.4 mm, 147g
- Display : 4.0” Multitouch screen, 480 x 800 pixels resolution
- CPU/Chipset :Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210, 1.2GHz dualcore ARM Cortex-A7
- GPU :Adreno 302
- OS : Android Kitkat 4.4
- RAM : 1GB
- Storage : (internal) 4GB; (external) up to 32GB via microSD
- Camera : (primary) 5MP with LED flash; (front) 2MP
- Battery : 1650 mAh