MetroPCS introduces new 4G LTE smartphone with ZTE
Dec 31, 2012 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
MetroPCS Communications, Inc., a mobile phone service provider, and ZTE Corporation, a provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, have introduced the ZTE Avid 4G, a 4G LTE Android 4.0-powered smartphone.
With no annual contract, tax and regulatory fee-inclusive service plans and smartphones, MetroPCS deliver the value to its customers throughout the holiday season and into 2013. The Avid 4G is available with any of MetroPCS' standard 4GLTE service plans, and for a limited time with promotional plans including 4GLTE.
The Avid 4G features 4GLTE connectivity, a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, a 4" touchscreen and is powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich. Adding to that are the 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera, which make it easy to video chat, capture images and share with friends and family, MetroPCS said.
The Avid 4G is also the latest MetroPCS 4GLTE smartphone to support joyn by MetroPCS, which provides consumers with a unified way to share their content with services like integrated instant messaging or chat, WiFi and video calling. The official joyn app can be downloaded via Google Play and the @metro App Store. The Avid 4G also supports MetroPCS' 4GLTE Mobile Hotspot service for an additional monthly charge.
"The Avid 4G offers consumers a feature-rich smartphone at an excellent price," said Lixin Cheng, CEO of ZTE USA. "ZTE is committed to helping people connect and share in meaningful ways, and the Avid 4G is a great example of that mission."
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