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ZTE Tempo X

ZTE Tempo X
5"
480 x 854 pixels
5 MP
2 MP front
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
Quad-core, 1100 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
MEMORY: 8 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 2200 mAh
Announced: Sep 19, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: Sep 19, 2017
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Available: Boost Mobile

Pros

  • Lightweight phone

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • Low pixel density screen (196 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)

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Description

"Everything you need at a price you can afford" is ZTE's moto for the Tempo X, which made us look at the surprisingly low $79.99 price. Needless to say, you only get the basics at this tag - a quad-core chipset, 5 MP camera on the rear and 2 MP camera up front, a gig of RAM and 8 GB of storage - but the handset comes with the latest Android Nougat update, LTE connectivity, and is powered by a hearty for the specs 2200 mAh battery.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (7.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.73 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches (145.5 x 71.9 x 9.1 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5 oz (142 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 854 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.

    • 196 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 65.85 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Video sharing
  • 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 210 8909
  • 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.

    • Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7, 32-bit, 28 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 304
  • 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.

    • 1 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 2200 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 14.70 hours
      the average is 20 h (1224 min)

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • 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
  • GSM:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 25, 26
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 41
  • Data:
    • LTE
  • HD Voice:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 19 Sep 2017

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 80

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 21 Aug 2017
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        SRQ-N9137 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.45 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.99 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.39 W/kg
    • Wireless Router:
      • 1.14 W/kg

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This device is also known as ZTE N9137


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