ZTE on Thursday unveiled its new Star 2 Android smartphone at a press event in Guangzhou, China. It is the company’s new 4G flagship model and has immediately gone on sale in the Chinese market. The company has promised to reveal availability details for other markets on a later date.
The ZTE Star 2 carries a price-tag of 2,499 yuan and comes with 5-inch display with Gorilla Glass 3, 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, and Android 4.4 with MiFavor 3.0 UI. In addition, ZTE has included 13MP rear camera with dual-LED flash, 5MP front shooter, 16GB of internal storage and 2300 mAh battery.
ZTE has stated that Star 2 packs system-level voice control, which allows the consumers to operate a lot of features of the phone with their voice. With voice-controls, users can unlock the device, make phone calls, open third-party apps, play music, take photos and much more.
“ZTE is pleased to announce the launch of the ZTE Star 2, which offers superior voice control functions that redefine the smartphone experience. Building on the success of Star 1, Star 2 represents the latest product from our biometrics voice integration strategy. ZTE is committed to changing people’s lives and how they interact with mobile devices in the connected world era via mobile broadband internet,” said Shi Lirong, Executive Director and President of ZTE Corporation.