ZTE Star 2 with 5-Inch FHD Display, Snapdragon 801, Voice Control announced

ZTE has announced its Star 1 successor named the ZTE Star 2. The phone is already available in China for CNY 2499 which converts to Rs. 25,300 or US$400. There is no announcement on the global availability.

ZTE Star 2 Features

The main feature on which ZTE is betting on is the on-board speech and voice recognition solution that works even on offline mode. Company claims a 90% success rate even at noisy ambiances and boasts an average response time of 1.2 Seconds.

The ZTE Star 2 specs include a 5-Inch IPS LCD Capacitive Display that uses One Glass Solution Technology and scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The screen has 1920 x 1080 Pixels Resolution and has 441ppi Pixel Density.

Under the hood is a 2.3GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB of Internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD Card.

The mobile phone sports a 5 Mega Pixel camera on the front with f/2.2 aperture and 88 degree wide angle lens. On the back is a 13 Mega Pixel primary snapper with Dual LED Flash, f/2.0, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Panorama, HDR, Geo-Tagging and 1080p Video @ 30 Fps.

The Star 2 house a Single Micro SIM slot that supports 2G, 3G and 4G-LTE networks. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS overlapped with MiFavor 3.0 UI. The hardware is backed by 2300 mAh battery that keeps the phone powered for hours.

The handset also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS, FM Radio, IR Blaster, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.

ZTE Star 2 – Specs Overview

  • Single Micro SIM (2G, 3G, 4G)
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS based MiFavor 3.0 UI
  • 5-Inch IPS LCD Display, 1920 x 1080 Pixels Resolution, OGS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.3GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 801 Processor / Adreno 330 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 32GB
  • 5MP Front / 13 MP Rear Camera with Dual LED Flash
  • 2300 mAh Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, IR, A-GPS
  • FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack

ZTE Star 2 – Full Phone Specifications

Details Name ZTE Star 2
Price CNY 2499 (Rs. 25,300 / $400 Approx.)
Type Phone
OS Android 4.4 KitKat, MiFavor 3.0 UI
Body Dimensions 140.5 x 69.2 x 6.9 mm
SIM Slot Single Micro SIM
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz
4G-LTE 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600 MHz
Display Size 5-Inch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Technology IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, One Glass Solution Technology, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
PPI 441ppi
Multitouch Yes
Chipset CPU 2.3GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Processor
GPU Adreno 330
Memory RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, Up to 32GB via MicroSD Card
Camera Front 5 Mega Pixels, F/2.2 Aperture, 88 Degree Wide angles
Rear 13 Mega Pixels
Camera Features Dual LED Flash, F/2.0 Aperture, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Panorama, HDR, Face / Smile Detection, Geo-Tagging, 1080p @ 30 Fps
Battery Capacity 2300 mAh Li-Po
Talk Time
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio Yes
IR Blaster Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Others System Level Voice Control
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Compass
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