For those of you who are on the lookout for a relatively affordable Android handset without a long term contract, the ZTE Score M is the one that should do the job. The phone is selling for a not bad price, considering you’re getting a 3.5-inch touch screen display, 600 MHz processor with 512 MB of RAM, Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, stereo Bluetooth, music player, memory card slot, 3G high speeddata, Wi-Fi, and GPS navigation. Released in 2011 on Metro PCS prepaid network, the ZTE Score M is available today at the cheapest price ever.
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ZTE Score M Specs
- Manufacturer: ZTE
- Model: Score M
- Condition: New
- Contract: No Contract Phone
- Service Provider: Metro PCS
- SIM Card Compatibility: This is a CDMA phone. It does not support SIM cards.
- Cellular Bands: CDMA 850 / 1700 / 1900 (Tri-band CDMA)
ZTE Score M Details
- Name: ZTE Score M
- Operating System: Android
- Software Version: Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
- Processor: 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7627 plus 512 MB
- Form Factor (Design): Candy Bar Phone
- Weight: 4.8 ounces (136 grams)
- Dimensions: 2.5 inches wide x 4.4 inches high x 0.54 inches deep
- Color: Black
- Estimated Battery Talk: 4 hours max. Actual performance will vary based on phone settings, environmental conditions, and usage.
- Estimated Battery Standby: 250 hours max. Actual performance will vary based on phone settings, environmental conditions, and usage.
- Manufacturer Part No.: ZTEX500M
ZTE Score M Features
- Display: 3.5-inch Touch Screen
- GPS Navigation: A-GPS, LBS
- Internet Browser: Full Web Browser
- Data Sync: with micro-USB Data Cable
- 3G High Speed Data Version: 1xEV-DO Rev A
- Wi-Fi: Version: 802.11 b g
- Bluetooth: Version 2.1+EDR Supported Profiles: HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP, AVRC
- Email: Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, GMail, Exchange
- Camera Resolution: 3 Megapixel
- Video Recording: Resolution: QVGA (320 x 240)
- Video Streaming: YouTube
- Music Player: Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV
- Internal Memory: 512 MB plus 512 MB RAM
- Memory Card Slot: microSD up to 32GB
- Voice Dialing: Speaker-independent (automatic)
A closer look. What you should know.
- Release Date – 2011, what makes the ZTE Score M an older model among newer Android smartphones.
- Metro PCS has launched already newer Android smartphones with new look and upgraded capabilities.
- The phone may come without original retail packaging. It happens when retailers buy new handsets in bulk directly from service providers. Ask the seller whether the phone comes in retail box or bulk.
- User manual may not be included if the phones are offered in bulk packaging. However, you can download it at this page for free.
- No flash on camera.
- Low resolution video capture.
- Lack of 4G high speed data connectivity.
- The phone may be sluggish with 600 MHz processor on board.
- To activate the phone you need to contact Metro PCS customer support.
- To use the phone you need to be a Metro PCS subscriber.
- Phone does not support SIM cards. It cannot be used overseas.
- Data plan required for smartphones. Since the ZTE Score M is a smartphone, your provider may require additional data plan in order to activate this phone.
- Because the ZTE Score M is an Android phone, you need to have or create a Gmail account in order to activate the phone or use Google Play store (free of charge but required).