MetroPCS announces mid-range ZTE Avid 4G

The 4G LTE, contract-free ZTE Avid 4G is available today for $149.

ZTE Avid 4G
The ZTE Avid 4G from MetroPCS MetroPCS

Although ZTE is pouring more money into high-end phones like the ZTE Warp Sequent , the Chinese manufacturer is still releasing entry to mid-level handsets as well.

Today, the prepaid carrier, MetroPCS, is offering the ZTE Avid 4G, a mid-range 4G LTE handset, for $149.

Running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset has a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.

It also has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a front-facing VGA camera.

In addition, its 4-inch TFT display has a 480x800-pixel resolution.

Other features include Wi-Fi hotspot, and joyn capabilities, which is MetroPCS' content sharing and chat client.

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