The ZTE Grand X In is the very first Intel-based smartphone we’re testing here at and as a premiere, this device has been welcome. We’re dealing with a pretty cheap phone, priced a bit under $300 free of contract, provided that you can find anywhere nowadays, since most carriers have it out of stock.

zte grand x in unbox

ZTE Grand X In was announced back in August 2012, measures 9.9 mm in thickness and weighs 140 grams, so it’s certainly not skinny. The device uses a TFT 4.3 inch display with a 960 x 540 pixel resolution and inside the phone we find an Intel Atom Z2460 single core CPU at 1.6 GHz. This is a Saltwell processor with Hyper Threading and there’s also a PowerVR SGX540 GPU in the mix, with a 400 MHz frequency. Inside the box we’ve got a pair of headphones, the manual, charger and USB cable.

The handset packs 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of storage, of which 2 GB are available to the user and at the back we’ve got what feels like a mediocre 8 megapixel camera (believe me, I’ve tested it), with autofocus and LED flash. We’ll be testing the device over the next couple of days and we’ll be back with details.