The Star 1 is powered by a 1.6 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 (MSM8928) processor and coupled with Arm Adreno 305 GPU, that runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS out of the box. It has 2GB of RAM and also equipped with 16GB of internal storage that supports up to 64GB microSD card.
The ZTE Star 1 houses an 8-megapixel rear shooter with dual LED flash and also boasts a 5-megapixel front camera for selfie. It is backed by a 2300 mAh Li-pol battery, that is rated for up to 20 hrs of talk-time and up to 460 hrs of standby time.
In terms of connectivity options, Star 1 include FM Radio, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0, micro-USB v2.0, OTG, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. The handset measures 139 x 69 x 6.6 mm with ultra-narrow bezel of 1.18. Its weight is 130 gms.