ZTE Trek 2 HD Tablet Offered for 99 Cents by AT&T on 20-Month Contract
The new Android-powered tablet has an 8-inch display and is built to be a mobile entertainment hub for users.AT&T will sell the latest AT&T Trek 2 HD tablet for 99 cents with a 20-month wireless agreement and a monthly data plan. The tablet features an 8-inch HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz octa-core processor, and integrated 4G LTE, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. The new tablet, which is made for AT&T by ZTE, will be available starting Aug. 5, according to an announcement by AT&T. The device, which is also available for a one-time payment of $150 without a contract, can be purchased under an AT&T Installment Plan for $7.50 per month for 20 months with an eligible mobile plan, according to the company. The ZTE Trek 2 HD runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and features 2GB of memory, 16GB of built-in storage for music, photos, documents and more, a microSD card slot that accepts cards with up to 128GB of additional storage and dual front-facing speakers with Dolby audio. The tablet also features a five-megapixel rear camera and a front-facing camera, as well as a 4,600mAh rechargeable battery, quick charging capabilities and a USB-C connector. The machine is 8.46 inches wide, 4.92 inches tall, 0.35 inches thick and weighs 12.8 ounces. The battery will provide up to 10.5 hours of use on a charge, according to AT&T and ZTE.
The machine also includes an app that allows users to watch videos from their favorite channels on DirecTV with a subscription. AT&T acquired DirecTV in July 2015 for $48.5 billion, according to an earlier eWEEK story.