Specs summary

Screen
4.5"

The ZTE Speed's screen is 4.5 inches with 540 x 960 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8916 Quad core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system (OS).

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
2000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 2000 mAh battery. ZTE's performance ratings are 840 minutes (2G).



Reviews (3.7/10 Avg. rating)


Cnet

Sluggish prepaid Android isn't worth the bargain price

from Cnet
$100 for an off-contract smartphone is a good value -- especially for a device that has 4G LTE, Android 4.4 KitKat, and a 5-megapixel camera like the ZTE Speed. Unfortunately, the handset isn't the only bargain phone currently in existence, and there are plenty of better alternatives... Full review
PC Magazine

Serviceable entry-level smartphone, but it fails to outperform less expensive options on Boost

from PC Magazine

Don't expect much from the 5-megapixel, rear-facing camera. Shots look reasonably good in bright, outdoor lighting, but details aren't particularly crisp and some processing artifacts manage to crop up regardless of light. White balance was also inaccurate in my tests, routinely leaving a sickly yellow cast to indoor shots without flash. Image noise under low light makes shots look grainy, while slow shutter speeds make it hard to capture a sharp image. Video capture tops out at 1080p and works in a pinch, but jumpy frame rates under low light and general exposure inconsistency mar the expe... Full review

Patty adams

Callers cant hear me

Most people Icall can't hear me and I can't hear them.
Most people Icall can't hear me and I can't hear them. Less


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date December 23, 2014
Regions available USA, North America
Networks
CDMA:
800/850/1900 MHz
LTE:
1900/800 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO, LTE
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8916 Quad core 1.2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
8 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.94 W/kg
Body: 0.63 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 2000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
840 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.5 x 6.6 x 1.0 cm
(5.3 x 2.6 x 0.4 in)
Weight 136 grams
(4.8 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density 245 pixels
Size 4.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer, Scene mode
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR-WB, AMR, WMA, WAV, QCP, M4A, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): ZTE N9130

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