The entry-level ZTE Blade X launched at Cricket Wireless for $120

Cricket Wireless recently announced that it has picked up the sequel to the ZTE Blade X Max phablet, which made its debut the at the US carrier back in May. The new smartphone is called ZTE Blade X and it's slightly smaller and cheaper than its bigger brother.

Starting today, the Blade X is available for purchase at Cricket Wireless, both online or at select retail locations for $120 outright. Specs-wise, ZTE's entry-level smartphone almost unimpressive, hence the low price.

The smartphone ships with Android 7.1.1 Nougat right out of the box and features Dolby Audio sound technology, ZTE confirmed. Under the hood, the Blade X packs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB of expandable storage.

Unlike the Blade X Max that sports a huge 6-inch display, the Blade X comes with a much smaller 5.5-inch panel with HD (720p) resolution and Dragontrail Glass coating. On the back, the phone has a 13-megapixel primary camera and a fingerprint scanner, while in the front there's a secondary 5-megapixel selfie shooter.

ZTE Blade X is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 1.0 technology, which promises to deliver up to 23 hours of talk time. Last but not least, customers can only get this one in black color.

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