You can't have everything, which is why the ZTE Concord II exists. This entry-level smartphone has just been announced for T-Mobile and Metro PCS. It will be on sale later today on the magenta carrier and next week on Metro PCS.
This phone isn't going to set the world on fire with its specs, but it's going to be available in carrier stores for cheap. Here's the full spec sheet.
- OS: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- Display: 4.0” TFT LCD, 16M colors / 480 x 800 WVGA
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM 8210
- Camera: Rear-Facing 5 megapixel with auto focus and built in LED flash
- Video: 720p video decode/encode at 15 fps
- Battery: Lithium Ion 1820mAh battery with up to 6 hours of talk time (approx)
- Dimensions: 4.96” x 2.56” x 0.43” Weight: 4.4oz
- Memory: 1GB RAM / 4GB ROM; Supports microSD cards up to 32GB
The Concord II is somewhat durable – it can survive a few drops from 1.5 meters. No LTE, though. T-Mobile will sell this device for $150 sans contract, with optional $0 down and monthly payments. Metro PCS hasn't announced pricing, but it will probably be similar.