Boost and Virgin Mobile ZTE Prestige 2 Now Available for $79.99
Sprint’s prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are now offering new generation of ZTE Prestige smartphone, the Prestige 2. Currently, the new phone cannot be found on carriers’ websites. Instead, it can be purchased at BestBuy. Both Boost and Virgin Mobile ZTE Prestige 2 are available for $79.99.
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ZTE Prestige 2 Specs
The ZTE Prestige 2 is an affordable entry-level smartphone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. It has a 5-inch (854×480) display, 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Memory can be additionally expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. The phone also has a 5-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing one. Connectivity wise, the phone is 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, USB, GPS and mobile hotspot enabled. A 2035mAh battery powers the Prestige 2 and provides up to 14 hours of talk time.
Boost Mobile Plans
Boost Mobile ZTE Prestige 2 can be paired with $35 plan ($30 with autopay) and the $50 Unlimited Gigs plan.
- $35 plan ($30 with autopay) includes unlimited talk, messaging and data with 2GB at high speed, 50 minutes of domestic voice roaming, hotspot usage and unlimited free music streaming. Additional high speed data is available: $5/1GB and $10/2GB.
- $50 plan includes unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data. Video streaming is optimized at up to 480p, music at up to 500Kbps and gaming up to 2Mbps. Hotspot is limited to 8GB of 4G LTE data. Customers can add HD streaming for additional $20 per month; video at up to 1080p+, music at up to 1.5Mbps and gaming at up to 8Mbps.
Virgin Mobile Plans
Virgin Mobile ZTE Prestige 2 is compatible with the following unlimited plans:
- $35 Data Love plan – unlimited talk, text and data with 5GB at high speed
- $45 Data Love+ plan – unlimited talk, text and data with 10GB at high speed
- $60 Data Love Unlimited plan – unlimited talk, text and unlimited 4G LTE data with optimized streaming; video at 480p, music at 500 Kbps and gaming at 2 Mbps.
Customers can add more high speed data to the $35 and $45 plans, $5/1GB or $10/2GB per month. Also, Virgin Mobile plans just like Boost’s include unlimited music streaming that doesn’t count against plans’ high speed data.
Original ZTE Prestige has launched in November 2015. The new version has better memory, RAM and ROM, better OS and front-facing camera but battery is actually downgraded from original’s.