ZTE Imperial arrived at US Cellular, priced $0.01 on contract
The next LTE capable smartphone ZTE Imperial arrived at US Cellular. This low-end phone is the 14th LTE enabled device in the carrier offering. The US starts selling it for $0.01 with a new two year contract. There will be also an off-contract option, but users will need to pay $299 to get the phone. According to the press release, US Cellular targeted the ZTE Imperial at the first time LTE users, and its price and features correspond with that.
The new phone ZTE Imperial runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and has a decent 4.0-inch WVGA Capacitive screen. The long lasting 2500 mAh battery ensures enough power for the daily operations, while the dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM allow you to play games and use the high-speed LTE network. The phone is equipped with a 5 MP camera with red eye reduction and blink detection modes ensuring the best photos. For video chatting users can use the front-facing webcam. The internal storage is 4 GB, but users can expand it through the microSD slot.
There is a customizable home screen – through the pre-loaded Mi-East Access users will be able to choose up to 6 icons on the start screen, for a quick access to their favorite applications. ZTE and US Cellular offer also some nice software features like WiFi Now, Mobile TV, Your Navigator Deluxe, City ID, Family Protector and some other apps. Don’t forget that you will have an access to thousands of apps on the Google Play Store. Finally, the ZTE Imperial is WiFi capable and has Bluetooth 4.0. ZTE Imperial is available at US Cellular from today and can be purchased through their online store. The price is $0.01 on contract or $299 off-contract.
Source: U.S. Cellular