October 26, 2014

Sprint taps $99 Vital with June 14 launch date

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Sprint announced on Monday that the 5-inch Vital will arrive on June 14 with quite an attractive price point. Made by ZTE, the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean smartphone will cost only $99 with a two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate.

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Details for the  Sprint Vital include a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and video capture, and 1-megapixel front-facing camera.  Additionally, the phone includes 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, a 2500mAh battery, and support for Sprint’s 4G LTE network. As for that display, it’s a 1280 x 720 IPS screen.

The Sprint Vital also happens to be blessed with eco-friendly attributes, including Underwriters Laboratory Environment (ULE) Platinum Certification, the top mark for environmental performance and include packaging that is 98 percent recyclable.