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.