ZTE Obsidian

Description

The ZTE Obsidian sports a 4.5-inch panel running at an unusual resolution of 480 by 854 pixels and a PPI of 224. Under the hood beats the heart of a MediaTek MT6735M chipset, an entry-level offering that features a 1.GHz quad-core CPU. In the memory department, the ZTE Obsidian comes with 1GB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage, which you can expand using a microSD card. Other specs include a 5MP primary camera, a 2MP secondary shooter on the front, as well 4G LTE connectivity -- a most-welcomed addition given the low price of the Obsidian. All of this hardware will be powered by a 1980 mAh battery. On the software side, the phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Cons

  • Thick body (0.4 inches)

Specs Compare

Display

Size: 4.5 inches
Resolution: 854 x 480 pixels, 218 PPI
Technology: TFT
Screen-to-body: 59.21 %
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: MediaTek MT6735M
Processor: Quad-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Mali-T720 MP2
RAM: 1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 4GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity: 1800 mAh
Type: User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Video recording: 1280x720 (HD)
Features: Video calling
Front: 2 MP
Dimensions: 5.41 x 2.7 x 0.4 inches (137.4 x 68.6 x 10.2 mm)
Weight: 4.65 oz (132.0 g)
Features: Touch sensitive control keys
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 12(700 a)
UMTS: 850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
Data Speed: LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
SIM type: Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Hearing aid compatible: M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: May 15, 2015
FCC ID value: SRQ-Z820 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.50 W/kg
Body: 0.77 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.58 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.88 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced: Aug 06, 2015
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