Now available contract-free for $149.
ZTE has launched its Avid smartphone in a 4G variant via prepaid carrier MetroPCS, who is now offering the the mid-range 4G LTE handset for $149 without the requirement of a contract.
The ZTE Avid 4G runs on Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with the smartphone being powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
It also has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a front-facing VGA camera, with its 4-inch TFT display sporting a 480x800-pixel resolution. Other features include WiFi hotspot, as well as joyn capabilities, which is MetroPCS' content sharing and chat client.
The Chinese manufacturer is currently working on its high-end handset in the form of the quad-core, 5-inch Grand S, which is scheduled for a CES debut. It's also rumored to be working on the Android-powered Grand X Pro.