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ZTE Optik

Announced
Feb 2, 2012
Market status
Released
Release date
Feb 5, 2012

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint

Pros

  • Dual core processor

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (216 ppi)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Proprietary USB connector - have to use its cable instead of a standard microUSB
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The ZTE Optik is a 7'' Android tablet coming with a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory, as well as microSD slot for up to 32GB additional memory. It packs a 4000 mAh Li-ion battery and is equipped with 3G connectivity.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (3.2)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 7.60 x 4.70 x 0.52 inches (193 x 119.38 x 13.2 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 14.11 oz (400 g)
      the average is 14.5 oz (413 g)

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  • Physical size:
    • 7.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1280 x 800 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.

    • 216 ppi
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup5 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Autofocus
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1200 MHz, Scorpion
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 220
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 4000 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes

MultimediaPopup

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5, Flash
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • 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, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO Rev.A
  • 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
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • PopupUnlimited entries
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • PopupThreaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • Proprietary
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 02 Feb 2012
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This device is also known as ZTE V55


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