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ZTE Memo

Oct 20, 2011
Market status
Release date
Oct 20, 2011

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Cricket


No pros


  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Low pixel density screen (167 ppi)
  • Low resolution display (320 x 240 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Low-resolution video capture
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




The ZTE Memo is 3G phone available from Cricket. The device sports a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.4-inch QVGA display, Bluetooth, web browser, music player, organizer and a microSD card slot.

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  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.50 x 2.40 x 0.50 inches (114 x 61 x 13 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.90 oz (111 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (147 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 240 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 167 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 25.60 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144


  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Self-timer
    • Settings:
      • White balance presets
  • Camcorder:
      • 320x240 (QVGA), 220x176


  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB


  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 14 h (828 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 17 days (417 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1150 mAh


  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker


  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Silent mode
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T4
    • Voice dialing, TTY/TDD


  • Officially announced:
    • 20 Oct 2011

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