• ZTE Racer
61
Based on 11 scores, 14 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Affordable, small and good in the hand...

Cons:

  • Poor touch-screen and cheap looking displayLook and Feel...

Expert reviews and ratings

By BrightHub on 20

Welcome to another review of a cheap ZTE smartphone, in today's episode we introduce the ZTE Racer, the phone that essentially sparked off the low-end smartphone war.The ZTE Racer is one of ZTE's most adventurous forays into the world of Android...

By PC Advisor on 70

The ZTE Racer is a value-for-money Android handset, Aimed at occasional users and teenagers, rather than those seeking a business-orientated phone, the ZTE Racer offers most of the functions associated with a smartphone for a fraction of the cost....

By IT Reviews on

The ZTE Racer is a very low cost Android handset. Corners have been cut to keep the price down, notably the use of a small screen and resistive touch technology. But the Android basics are all here, and you have access to that all important Android...

By 3G UK on 60

The Racer is a decent phone to use, but it’s let down by the resistive screen, which makes it hard to recommend. A better option is the HTC Wildfire, another budget Android phone, which is fast, comfortable to use and features an improved...

By Mobile Choice on 60

Though the Racer has a lot going for it, there are rivals out there that are better priced, or offer a lot more for only a little extra cash...

By Pocket-lint on 60

You get what you pay for and despite a few annoying niggles, this is worth looking at if you want Android without breaking the bankKey specs3 megapixels, 3.5mm jack, 3G, Android, Bluetooth, FM radio, GPRS, GPS, GSM, HSDPA, Li-ion battery, microSD, MP3...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Great battery life and price make this budget Android handset seem like excellent value, but the poor screen and camera are a let-down...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

The price of lower-end Android phones has been steadily falling, but the Racer from Chinese manufacturer ZTE sets a new benchmark. Available from Three for just £109.99 on Pay As As you Go with a £10 top-up included in the price, the Racer is...

By TechRadar on 70

The world is going Android crazy, with Google currently registering 200,000 activations per day. Is that a reflection of the popularity of the operating system or the sheer number of phones now jumping on board? It's probably a mixture of both but,...

By V3.co.uk on 60

A smartphone that runs on Android for under £100 is always going to be an eye-catching offering, and in some areas the Racer is a highly competent device. But some will find the cheap touch-screen interface and small screen a hindrance to quick,...

By Engadget on

We've tried really, really hard to like the ZTE Racer, but at the end of the day, we simply couldn't cope with using it as our everyday phone -- typing's horribly inaccurate on the resistive touchscreen, and that subpar camcorder quality...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

Overall the ZTE Racer offers pretty good value for money, there are some niggles with it, especially the camera. It would be all too easy to start pulling this device apart but whist writing the review I have been mindful of the cost of the handset....

By T3 Magazine on 60

No the slickest or quickest handset around, but for the money conscious sub £100 Android is definitely something to get excited...

By CNET UK on 70

The ZTE Racer might not look all that pretty, but this cheap Android smart phone delivers a tempting range of features at a rock-bottom...