NUU Mobile Unveils $100 NU2S 4G Unlocked Smartphone
Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the NU2S is a dual-SIM smartphone with a 4.5-inch qHD display that runs on 4G networks.Hong Kong-based smartphone vendor NUU Mobile is launching its fourth unlocked Android smartphone in the United States, the new NU2S, which will operate on a wide assortment of mobile networks from carriers including AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Lyca Mobile, MetroPCS, Net10 Wireless, Straight Talk Wireless, T-Mobile and Walmart Family Mobile by T-Mobile. The phone, which retails for $99.99, features a 4.5-inch qHD touch-screen display, a 1.3GHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core processor, a MediaTek MTK 6582 chipset, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage (expandable to 32GB with a microSD card). The NU2S also includes a rear-facing 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with flash, a front-facing 2MP camera and a removable 2,000mAh battery. The smartphone, which is 5.25 inches long, 2.6 inches wide and 0.36 inches thick, weighs 4.8 ounces and runs on the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. The NU2S can be used on GSM networks and has dual SIM slots, one of which works with 4G networks and the other which supports 2G networks. The dual SIM slots allow users to have two different phone numbers on their device or to use one of the slots for a local phone number while traveling internationally. The smartphone also includes WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities.
Also included in the phone is data transfer technology called HotKnot from MediaTek, which lets users transfer data from phone to phone by tapping the screens of the devices together. In addition, users can make PayPal payments and fund transfers using HotKnot, which also allows the data to be synced with compatible smartwatches.