Optus X Start 2 - ZTE P500 Overview

Key Features

  • Compact 5" handset with Voice over LTE (4G Voice Calling)
  • Enhanced RF with Optus BFR rating
  • Android 9 Go Edition Smart Phone
  • Quad core 1.4GHz CPU, 1GB RAM and 16GB ROM
  • 5.0" Capacitive touch display

Connectivity / Multi Media

Nano SIM card (4FF)

Bluetooth 4.2 with stereo headset support

FM Radio, MP3 Player and ringtones, A-GPS

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

VoLTE & 4G LTE Cat 4


5 Mega pixel rear camera with Flash plus a 2.0MP front camera


Android 9 Go Edition


5.0" , FWVGA+ display


2000mAh battery (user replaceable)


4G LTE VoLTE - Voice over LTE (4G Voice Calling)
B1, B3, B7, B8, B28, B40 with Cat 4 LTE
3G UMTS 900, 2100 MHz
SIM Card SIM supports nano SIM size (4FF)
Operating System Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)
Processor 1.4GHz quad core Spreadtrum CPU with 1GB RAM + 16GB ROM
Memory 16GB ROM with approx 9GB user space, plus up to 256GB expandable storage using microSD card
Display 5.0" 18:9 ratio, 960 x 480 pixels FWVGA 214ppi, capacitve touch
Camera Rear camera: 5MP with Flash. Front camera 2.0MP
Image formats jpg, png, gif, bmp
Audio out Earpiece, Speakerphone & 3.5mm headset
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
FM Radio FM Radio included
Sensors Accelerometer, Light, Proximity
GPS A-GPS, Stand-alone GPS
External Antenna port Not available
Battery 2000 mAh Li-ion, user-replaceable
Video codecs H.263, MPEG-4, H.264
Audio codecs MP3, AMR-NB, AAC, AAC+, WAV
Size & weight 137.35 x 67.5 x 10.55mm. 144g
Network Lock Locked to Optus
Worst case Simultaneous SAR 1.002 W/Kg in the head position
1.133 W/Kg in the body position, 10g average, 5mm spacing


The Optus X Start 2 / ZTE P500 comes with

  • AC Charger
  • USB data cable
  • Stereo headset with microphone
  • Embedded user guide under the User Manual App

Where to Buy

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The Optus X Start 2 is available for purchase at Optus online, Optus shops and Optus dealers including Kmart, Coles, AustPost, BigW, Target.


Download file Version Released
User Guide Ver 1.0 May 2020
Warranty Card