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ZTE Racer

ZTE Racer
240 x 320 pixels
3.2 MP
RAM: 0.25 GB
BATTERY: 1000 mAh (3.50h 3G talk time)
MEMORY: 0.256 GB
Posted: Jun 21, 2011
Market status: Released
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM


No pros


  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (UMTS, HSPA)
  • Low pixel density screen (143 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (0.25 GB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera




The ZTE Racer is a budget Android smartphone featuring a 2.8" QVGA display, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Radio and a 528 MHz ARM 11 processor.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.02 x 2.17 x 0.57 inches (102 x 55 x 14.5 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.53 oz (100 g)
      the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black, White


  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 143 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 43.14 %


  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • 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.

    • Single core, 528 MHz, ARM1136EJ-S
  • 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.

    • 0.25 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.256 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD


  • Capacity:
    • 1000 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable
  • Talk time:
    • 3.50 hours
      the average is 15 h (880 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 7.5 days (180 hours)
      the average is 16 days (375 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 3.50 hours
      the average is 17 h (1014 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 8.3 days (200 hours)
      the average is 21 days (506 h)


  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • UMTS, HSPA

Phone features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Other features:
    • Voice recording
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • 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
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

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