ZTE Star 2 Specs & Price

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The ZTE Star 2 (a.k.a ZTE Star II) is a flagship device which looks like one capable of giving many of the popular, high-end smartphones on the market stiff competition. With its stylish look and unique, premium features, the phone is one of the devices released in recent months by ZTE to boost its profile as a top smartphone maker alongside the usual suspects.

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The Design

ZTE Star 2 features a sleek and elegant look with its brushed aluminium edges, thin bezels and back made of durable-looking plastic. Coming in at just 6.9mm, the smartphone competes favourably well with the more expensive iPhone 6 in terms of thinness.

The unibody design really works well for the ZTE Star 2, which is covered both front and back with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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Display and Camera

ZTE Star 2 is fitted with an impressive 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 441 ppi pixel density. The screen gives off brilliant colours making for a great viewing experience.

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ZTE Star 2 has 13 megapixels rear camera with a non-spherical lens, an F2.0 aperture and a dual-LED flash. This camera is capable of recording 1080p HD videos at 60fps and 4K HD (ultra HD) videos at 30fps. There is also a 5 megapixels front-facing camera with an 88-degree, wide-angle lens and an F2.2 aperture.

Processor and Software

The phone is designed for good enough performance with the provision of a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.3GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU for graphics. RAM of 2GB capacity comes with the ZTE Star 2 to support efficient app functions.

Internal storage is 16GB, with a microSD slot provided to expand storage memory up to 64GB with memory cards. The device runs on ZTE’s MiFavor 3.0, which is based on Android 4.4 (KitKat) and has been significantly customized. ZTE Star 2 uses a 2300mAh battery.

There are also a number of other important features on the Star 2, which is expected to sell for around $400-$500. Significant among these features is Smart Voice – a voice-recognition tool which can be used to access and voice control the smartphone, even when it is offline.

Pricing & Availability

ZTE Star 2 is not available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in Nigeria. ZTE Star 2 price in Nigeria is expected to range from N79,500 to N90,000 depending on your location in the country.

ZTE Star 2 Specs

Here are a few specs of the ZTE Star 2:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Processor: 2.3GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 801)
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White
  • Dimension: 140.3 x 69.2 x 6.9 mm
  • Weight: 130 g
  • SIM Type:
  • SIM Count: Single SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (441ppi)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p Full HD Video, 2160p Ultra HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, Autofocus, Face Detection, Dual LED Flash, HDR, Panaroma
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: up to 64GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 2100 / 2600 MHz

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB Host


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Dolby Mobile: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: No (download at store)
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2300 mAh Li-Po Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 20 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 350 hours
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article ZTE Star 2 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: October 10th, 2019

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