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ZTE Imperial™
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4G LTE
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Access the 4G LTE network* to send and receive pictures, download music, watch videos and browse the Internet at speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G. *4G LTE network available only in select cities. See coverage map for details.

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Highlights
4G LTE Data Capability   Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
4.0" WVGA Capacitive Touchscreen   1.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor
5.0 MP Camera with Smile and Blink Detection   4GB On-Board Memory and 1GB RAM
 
Applicable Shared Connect Plan required. New 2 yr. agmt. and $40 act. fee applies.
Applicable Simple Connect Plan required.
Applicable Data Plan required. New 2 yr. agmt. and $40 act. fee applies.
Applicable Shared Connect Plan required. New 2 yr. agmt. applies.

The ZTE Imperial™ features the Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean) platform, giving you an impeccable Smartphone experience on a brilliant 4.0" full touchscreen. With a long-lasting 2500 mAh battery, the Imperial will always keep you connected. The 1.2 GHz dual-core processor breezes through web pages and enhances your gaming experience at 4G LTE™ speeds. Use the 5MP camera with blink detection and red-eye reduction to capture the perfect picture on every shot. The Mi-EasyAccess app gives you the ability to customize your start screen with six shortcut icons, helping you quickly connect with friends and family.

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The Basics

  • 4G LTE Data Capability
  • Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • 4.0" WVGA Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • 5.0 MP Camera with Smile and Blink Detection
  • Front-Facing Webcam for Video Chat
  • 4GB On-Board Memory and 1GB RAM
  • Wi-Fi Capable
  • Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • MicroSD Card Slot
  • Mi-EasyAccess allows for quick access to your favorite features
  • Access to thousands of apps through Google Play

Technical Specifications

Included

  • ZTE Imperial Handset
  • Battery
  • USB Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • 4G LTE SIM Card
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Product Safety & Warranty Information

Pre-Loaded Apps

  • Alarm
  • Amazon Apps
  • Amazon Audible
  • Amazon IMBD
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Amazon MP3
  • Amazon Shopping
  • Amazon Zappos
  • Backup & Restore
  • Block Breaker 3
  • Browser
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Call log
  • Camera
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