Lead Team: Sprint will introduce its first tablet for under $100, ZTE Optik, a
Sprint 3G tablet featuring a 7-inch touchscreen display with WXGA 1280×800
resolution and pinch-to-zoom, Android 3.2, Honeycomb, and dual cameras.
will be available through Sprint direct ship sales channels, including Sprint
Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Telesales and online for $99.99 with a new line
or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.
It will also
be available without a service agreement for $349.99, and business customers
may qualify for special pricing.
committed to delivering exceptional value and feature-rich devices to our
customers. ZTE Optik packs great features for under $100. When this device is
combined with our Tablet Connection plans, customers can easily keep their
personal and professional lives organized, stay connected with their social
networks and get things done while on the go,” said David Owens, vice president,
Product Development, Sprint.
features e-reader, media player and portable computing device. It features a
1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and
7-inch capacitive touchscreen that allows the user to get work done or stay
entertained surfing the web, playing games and watching videos with Adobe Flash
is ZTE’s first tablet in North America and makes the tablet experience
available to a new segment of consumers. Paired with Sprint’s cutting-edge
network, ZTE Optik provides an exceptional user experience to consumers who
demand affordability, flexibility and mobility in one package,” said Lixin
Cheng, CEO, ZTE USA and president, North America Region, ZTE.
can be activated on one of Sprint’s Tablet Connection plans. Sprint offers four
plans designed specifically for tablets, starting at $19.99 for 1GB of data,
$34.99 for 3GB of data, $49.99 for 6GB of data and $79.99 for 12GB of data.
can also be used as a Mobile Hotspot allowing up to five users to
simultaneously surf the web using Wi-Fi. The Mobile Hotspot option is available
for an additional $29.99 per month and utilizes data in the customer’s tablet