ZTE Score M for metroPCS launched for $50

metroPCS is no stranger to Android phones, especially when it comes to cheap devices after mail-in rebates, and the wireless carrier has added another device to their growing roster. The Score M by ZTE is a low-end device that aims to fill your pocket with a device that will get you by, with a price tag that won’t break the bank.

the ZTE Score M features a 600MHz processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA TFT touchscreen display, and 4GB of internal storage, which you can expand up to 32GB if you’ve got the necessary microSD card. The Score M comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread right out of the box. It will cost you $50 after a mail-in rebate, and it will be available in all metroPCS locations for a limited period of time. It is also available online.

You can check out the full press release below.

Press Release

ZTE and MetroPCS Launch Score™ M Android Smartphone
2012-03-19
March 19, 2012, Richardson, TX – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced the availability of the ZTE Score™ M, the first ZTE Android smartphone for MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

The full-featured Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Score M is convenient for customers to carry and operate with its comfortable 3.5-inch HVGA TFT display and 4.8 ounces weight. The phone’s 3.2 megapixel camera allows users to capture moments as they happen and instantly share photos and video across their social networks, while Google Play gives consumers new ways to learn and stay entertained with more than 450,000 Android applications and games.

The ZTE Score M offers the robust features users demand in a data-enabled mobile device. Its affordability is particularly appealing for those consumers who want to trial or upgrade to a smartphone, as it is smartly priced and the available MetroPCS service plans provide tremendous value.

“There is an increasing number of consumers that see how the functionality of a smartphone will enhance their lives, but still may not be prepared to commit fully to a costly device,” said Lixin Cheng, CEO, ZTE USA, and President, North America Region, ZTE. “Working with MetroPCS to offer these customers the ZTE Score M will allow them to have the smartphone experience at an incredible value.”

Key specifications:
The Score M features:
600 MHz processor
1500 mAh battery
4GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB via microSD
CDMA 1x-EVDOrA Cell/PCS/AWS network
Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) compatible

Pricing and availability:
The ZTE Score M is available for $49 plus tax, after mail-in rebate, for a limited time at all MetroPCS and dealer retail locations nationwide as well as online at www.metropcs.com/phones.

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