ZTE is has launched two new smartphones in the US today, the ZTE Maven and ZTE Sonata 2. The former is on AT&T, while the Sonata 2 is heading to Cricket Wireless. Both smartphones are affordable handsets, offering yet more choice for those looking for a sweet deal on a brand new mobile device.
The ZTE Maven will be available both inside AT&T retail stores and on the online store for $59.99 with no annual commitment. The phone offers LTE, a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor, 5MP rear shooter (with VGA front-facing camera), 4.5-inch display, 8GB internal storage (expandable up to 32GB), 1GB of RAM, and Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The ZTE Sonata 2, which is heading to Cricket Wireless, also packs a punch with LTE, a 4-inch display, 5-MP rear shooter (with 2-MP front-facing camera), 4GB of internal storage (expandable up to 32GB), 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon, 1GB of RAM, and runs Android 4.4 KitKat. The Sonata 2 can be yours for $29.99 with phone line activation or with an eligible upgrade.
See the press release below for more details on both handsets.
ZTE will announce the availability of the ZTE Maven with AT&T and the ZTE Sonata 2 with Cricket Wireless.
As more U.S. consumers seek affordable smartphone options, wireless carriers are turning to ZTE for devices such as the Maven and Sonata 2 that mix affordability with a more premium experience. In fact, ZTE's smartphone shipments increased 43% year-over-year in the U.S. As the third largest Android manufacturer in the U.S., ZTE owns 9.1% postpaid Android market share and 12.3% prepaid Android market share (Strategy Analytics, 2015Q1).
ABOUT ZTE MAVEN
ZTE Maven will be available at www.att.com and in select AT&T retail stores nationwide for $59.99 with no annual commitment.
Compact in size, with voice-directed navigation and pre-installed Uber app, the Maven is the perfect phone for anyone or any family on-the-go this summer. With 4G LTE, a powerful 1.2 GHz Qualcomm quad-core processor, you get fast speeds streaming, downloading, and surfing.
While you're traveling from point A to point B, the 5 MP rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera will capture any summer adventure. A large capacity battery and plenty of expandable storage space will ensure you don't miss a beat. The latest Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system will keep you connected online, anytime.
The device can be activated on a new GoPhone account or used with an existing AT&T GoPhone or AT&T Wireless account.
You can find product images and materials here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wd2n3jyzf31kw7y/AABNfp7yct-e2zEQFhsgV5x7a?dl=0.
ABOUT ZTE SONATA 2
ZTE Sonata 2 will be available with Cricket Wireless online at www.cricketwireless.com and in select Cricket Wireless retail stores nationwide for $29.99 with phone line activation or with an eligible upgrade.
Following the success of the original Sonata, the Sonata 2 has been upgraded with more battery power and new looks. Fun meets function with a selfie shortcut button, a 5 MP rear camera with LED flash and 4x zoom, and a 2 MP front-facing camera. With 32GB of expandable storage, 1.2GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor, 4G speeds, and plenty of battery, this phone won't slow you down or hold you back this summer.