Blade L2 - £70
Why this smartphone is built for you
The ZTE Blade L2
The ZTE Blade L2 is one of the least expensive means by which to get your hands on a 5 inch quad core smartphone that runs Android Jelly Bean.
This phone has a 5 inch touchscreen that displays in 196PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Blade L2 has a 5MP camera (in the UK, 8 MP elsewhere), can record video in up to 720p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.3GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 72 out of 100.
The Blade L2 has an estimated battery life of around 20 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Blade L2 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Blade L2 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It also has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
The Blade L2 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The ZTE Blade L2 is a smartphone with a great deal to commend it. A quad core processor, large screen and full Android experience on a device costing less than £100 certainly means that this device is competitive in the area of the market and represents excellent value for money.