ZTE Fury Review
As with many Android devices on Sprint, the ZTE Fury is a SprintID device allowing the user to easily customize the device to their liking. As a quick refresh, SprintID lets you download theme packs that will add a cohesive set of wallpapers, widgets, apps and ringtones to your device all built around a central theme, such as fantasy football, fashion, health and fitness or entertainment. For a more detailed look at SprintID check out our Samsung Transform review. The Fury is running Android 2.3.6, but we wouldn’t hold our breath for an Android 4.0 upgrade.
Processor and Memory:
Under the Fury’s hood is a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 processor with 4GB of ROM and 512MB of RAM. The phone scored around 1600 in Quadrant Benchmark testing, significantly lower than the 2100 we achieved with the similarly-spec’d Samsung Transform Ultra. Benchmarks are only numbers though, and in real world performance the Fury performed smoothly without lag and felt pretty much as quick as the Transform Ultra.
The ZTE Fury utilizes Sprint’s 3G EVDO Rev. A network for high-speed data. It also supports GPS, Wi-Fi b/g and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR with HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC and MAP profile support. Stock Android browser performance was fluid and we didn’t have any problems loading web pages or playing Flash content.
ZTE utilized a 5MP sensor in the camera, but results were underwhelming. For a $20 device we can’t complain too much, but colors were a bit soft and dark and detail was lacking. Images stated to get grainy even in medium light situations, and the video camera only records at VGA.
With a fairly vanilla build of Android the ZTE Fury relies on the stock Android apps to handle media content. It was unable to play any DivX files, but didn’t have a problem with Xvid, H.264 and MPEG-4 videos up to 720p. Music playback was as expected with the standard Android media player. There are several other video and music players available in the Play Store if these stock offerings don’t suit or if you’re looking for expanded codec support.
1. sagar76 (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)
very recently i purchased this phone , the phone features are really good, it has 5 mega pixal camera, and the features are really good, and this phone has the inbuilt storage of 4GB, and the expandable memory of 32GB,and the talk time of the battery is 8 hours, and this phone is really worth for the money which we pay,
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4. God2Pac (Posts: 9; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)
I am shocked to see that you are not satisfied with the phone, This is the best phone where we have so many features for less money. but i think its worth paying that money for this phone.
3. prithvirk (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)
Recently got fury as i had lost my samsung galaxy phone for few days had to maintain my budget so had to go for this phone. It is good phone worth the money i paid. It has main display made out of Corning Gorilla Glass which does not break so easily and the speed of the processor is 1GHZ , 4GB internal memory 5MP cam boss what more can i ask for the money i paid. Over all good to buy when ur budgets are low..