ZTE Sonata 2 Review Summary – Hearing Aid Compatible Phone

ZTE for the United States market has always come up with budget smartphones with 4G LTE connectivity and expanding their smartphone lineup company launches two new phones, ZTE Sonata 2 and Maven for AT&T. The latter is available on AT&T Wireless.ZTE Sonata 2 Review


ZTE Sonata 2 is considered to be successor of ZTE Sonata 4G phone.

Display, Design, Performance

Moving from its predecessor, it has the same display with WVGA 800 x 480 pixels resolution. Unlike its predecessor, Sonata 2 gets scratch resistant glass protection from Dragontrail glass. Much of the attention is paid to display to make it scratch free handset. The dimensions of the device are 4.92″ x 2.51″ x 0.45″ inches. Device still maintain design which is similar to 2013 Galaxy Phones with plastic all over. ZTE Sonata 2 Review

In terms of processor we have the 1.2 GHz Quad core processor coupled with 1 Gigs of RAM and that’s a nice upgrade moving from Sonata 4G.

Camera & Other Features

Even though the rear side camera is of 5 mega pixel range, it can record HD videos with LED flash improving the quality of pictures that you take. There is also 2 mega pixel front facing camera meant for selfies.ZTE Sonata 2 Review

Equaling the iPhone 6, ZTE Sonata 2 gets HAC Rating of M4, T4. Furthermore, it includes SRS TruMedia surround sound with rich media output.

ZTE Sonata 2

Display:4-inch 800×480 WVGA touchscreen display
1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor
GPU:Adreno 302
Software: Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
Dual SIM: Yes
Main Camera: 5 MP rear camera with LED Flash
Front Camera: 2 MP front facing camera
Storage: 4 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot support up to 32 GB
Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G HSPA, Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi
Battery:1650 mAh Li-ion battery
aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack

What We Liked

  • 4G LTE connectivity for faster download speeds
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility with M4 and T4 rating
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • Scratch Resistant Glass display

Price, Availability

ZTE Sonata 2 is costing $29.99 with activation or upgrade from existing line. If you want to order it, then head to Cricket Wireless page.