By announcing a certain ZTE Fury smartphone, Sprint mobile carrier has banished the popular myth that it always come up with high end smartphones. ZTE Fury as announced by Sprint in US is an entry level smartphone that encompasses features like Mobile Control, Family Locater, Android Gingerbread OS and the best part is it’s low cost budget friendly device, make it an ideal smartphone for grown-ups as well for kids. Well what are we waiting for? Lets proceed quickly to check out the features, specs and price of this coolll smartphone.
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS:
ZTE Fury sports a IPS LCD capacitive 3.5 inch touch screen. It has a pixel count of 480x 320 pixel HVGA and supports 16M colors. It includes multi-touch input method and sensors like Accelerometer and Proximity.
OS & Memory:
It is powered by a single core Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655 CPU processor, processing at the speed of 1 GHz. The Android version adopted in this smartphone is Gingerbread 2.3 OS and unfortunately it’s pretty clear that this device wont be receiving the ICS update. It comes with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage capacity with the option to further expand the memory up to 32 GB via micro SD or micro SDHC card.
Camera & Connectivity:
It is embedded with a 5 MP camera that comes with attributes like LED Flash and video recording capabilites. It supports connectivity options like 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Stereo FM Radio and Sprint apps including Sprint Zone, Sprint TV, Sprint Music Plus, NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile and many more. Moreover customers
can extend the 3G network connection to other five devices supporting Wi-Fi. It also has a 3.5 mm ear jack with micro USB 2.0.
It features a standard rechargeable battery of 1500 mAh Li-ion with 8 hours of talk time to make sure that you don’t run out of battery in case of continuous or longer operations.
The good thing about this smartphone is that it comes with Sprint’s family services that provide parents with the tool to encourage good habits and provide restricted access among children. Along with this it also comes with a number of wireless application from Sprint such as Sprint Zone, Sprint TV, Sprint Music Plus, Sprint ID, and so on some of which are discussed below –
Sprint Family Locator – This enables users to locate their family member’s location on the map easily so that they get to know where their family members are. Moreover it comes with safety checks to ensure that their children make it to school safely and on time. The Sprint Family locator service will cost $ 5 per month and you can connect
up to four phones together.
Sprint Mobile Controls – As the name suggests this application gives ultimate rights to the parents in matters of handling their child’s phone calls, text messages and other usual applications that they access on their phones. This application also enables parents to set lock on the phone and allow children to use it during dinner time, school time or during the exams as per the requirement. This is available for Sprint CDMA Android smartphone for $ 4.99 per month per line.
Sprint Drive First – This application will lock your phone automatically when you drive at more than 10 miles per hour and will automatically get unlocked when you stop the car. It also directs incoming calls to the voicemail and silences the distraction while driving. It is available on Sprint phones beginning with $ 2 per month.
ZTE Fury comes pre loaded with Sprint ID, a unique feature that enables customers to completely personalize their experience with simple clicks. Users can easily switch between five selected ID packs that come with ringtones, wallpapers, applications and widgets.
ZTE Fury comes at a price of $ 19.99 which is after $ 50 mail in rebate through reward card and users will have to opt for a two years service agreement with Sprint wireless. Users looking forward to purchase ZTE Fury would require an active Sprint Everything Data plan for their smartphones. ZTE Fury users can take the advantage of Sprint Everything Data Family plans with any mobile anytime. The plans are available at $ 129.99 per month for two lines and $ 19.99 per month for other lines in additional.