Sprint will be launching the ZTE Vital on June 14th, a mid-range smartphone that will cost an affordable $100 with a new two-year contract. The ZTE Vital touts a 5-inch 720p IPS screen and runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The ZTE Vital is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and comes with 8GB of internal storage, expandable to 64GB via a microSD slot. It also has 13MP rear-facing camera and a 1MP front-facing shooter, NFC and a 2,460mAh battery.
If you’re looking for a powerful mid-range device for $100, you might want to check out the ZTE Vital when it launches on June 14th.
Press release follows below.
Great news for budget-conscious customers: Sprint is about to launch a powerful smartphone that doesn’t sacrifice performance or high-end capabilities for less than $100. Sprint Vital™ packs many of today’s must-have features, including the latest version of Android™.
Priced at just $99.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade, two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate (excluding taxes), Sprint Vital comes with the high-end features ever customer wants. It is available beginning Friday, June 14th, in all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint Stores, 1-800-SPRINT1, Web Sales, and Business Sales.
Built on Android 4.1.2, Jelly Bean, Sprint Vital comes with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and video capture, 1-megapixel frontfacing camera and Sprint 4G LTE for surfing the Web at lightning-fast speeds.
Sprint Vital is also geared for gamers with a large 5-inch HD 1280 x 720 IPS display with break-resistant LCD and a 2,500 mAh removable lithium-ion battery that offers up to 15 hours talk time. To help take advantage of the built-in gaming capabilities, it comes preloaded with EA Mobile’s Real Racing 3, offering trailblazing features, including officially licensed tracks, an expanded 22-car grid, and more than 45 meticulously detailed cars from makers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti and Audi. Racing with friends gets kicked into another dimension with the reality-bending Time Shifted Multiplayer™ (TSM) technology.
Sprint Vital also keeps the Android experience closer to the way it was intended. This allows more freedom to customize your Android experience and enables enhanced performance with less clutter that could slow it down.
It is equipped with eco-friendly attributes, including Underwriters Laboratory Environment (ULE) Platinum Certification, the highest level of environmental performance recognized by sustainable requirements established by ULE and Sprint, and packaging that is 98 percent recyclable.