ZTE Fury (Sprint)

The Good The ZTE Fury comes with a decent camera and a snappy internal processor, and it isn't plagued with bloatware. Also, the quality design makes it seem more expensive than you'd expect from its bargain price tag.

The Bad Despite taking passable pictures, the Fury records disappointing video, and call quality is mediocre. It's also equipped with the unpleasant customization feature Sprint ID.

The Bottom Line The ZTE Fury is a great entry-level 3G phone. It comes with all the bare-bones smartphone specs you expect and it performs well. And at just 20 bucks, you can't go wrong.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 7.0
  • Features 7.0
  • Performance 7.0
7.0 Overall

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Review

ZTE Fury (Sprint)

When I first heard word of the ZTE Fury from Sprint, I wasn't too excited about its name. Maybe Sprint was trying to convey intense excitement with "Fury," but I thought it sounded more like the carrier needed anger management. I was also skeptical of its low $19.99 price (after you send in a $50 mail-in rebate and sign a two-year service agreement), since 20 bucks usually doesn't get you very far.

Surprisingly, however, the device features a lot of goodies, including a Snapdragon CPU, Wi-Fi hot-spot functionality, and a decent 5-megapixel camera--all from something that costs the same price as half a tank of gas.

While almost anyone can use it, the Fury's inexpensive price makes the phone perfect for children. If the handset gets lost or damaged for example (curse those meddling kids!), at least it won't infuriate your wallet.

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Specs / Prices

  • MSRP $220
  • Brand ZTE
  • Service Provider Sprint Nextel
  • Diagonal Size 3.5 in
  • Weight 4.94 oz
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