This week, starting January 26, 2015, Straight Talk phones on sale are available at Straight Talk’s website and Walmart. At Straight Talk’s website, free shipping on orders $29.99 or higher is provided while Walmart offers free ship to store. Read more
TracFone’s subsidiary Straight Talk has started activating Verizon LTE phones, Howard Forums users report. According to some of them, Straight Talk customer service has confirmed this information while others have reached as far as ordering the SIM. Read more
Straight Talk will be introducing a new unlimited plan for $35 per month, according to image taken at Walmart by a Prepaid Phone News reader. The image shows the new Straight Talk $35 unlimited plan with unlimited talk, text and data with first 500 MB at high speeds. The rest of the data is presumable throttled to 2G or 64 Kbps as data with all other Straight Talk plans are. Read more
Updated: Straight Talk takes $2.50 off of the $45 plan if customers enroll in Auto Pay before Nov. 26
Update: Straight Talk has extended the offer. Customers can now enroll in Auto Pay before December 11, 2014, to receive $2.50 discount on the $45 unlimited plan. Read more
Straight Talk has added yet another AT&T-compatible LTE-enabled smartphone to its prepaid lineup, Alcatel One Touch Pop Star LTE. The Pop Star LTE is an affordable entry-level handset whose stronger side is a quad-core processor and a 4G LTE connectivity. Straight Talk Alcatel One Touch Pop Star LTE is available for $149.99 at the carrier’s website. Read the rest of this entry
Straight Talk has started offering its first Verizon-compatible LTE smartphone, the ZTE Rapido LTE. A Howard Forums user has spotted the phone in Walmart store. The Rapido LTE (Z932C) hasn’t been listed on the carrier’s website yet but obviously will be soon. Straight Talk ZTE Rapido LTE costs $179.88, according to the image from Walmart store and to the Walmart’s website, where the phone is listed but out of stock.
Update: The ZTE Rapido LTE has been added to Straight Talk’s website. It’s sold for $179.99. At Walmart.com, the phone is in stock. It’s listed as Straight Talk ZTE 932C and it’s available for $179.88.
Straight Talk has added Motorola Moto E to its prepaid phone lineup. The Moto E is affordable, “made to last” smartphone, splash and scratch resistant. Straight Talk Moto E is CDMA-based, uses Verizon network and it’s available for $99.99 at the carrier’s website. The phone is also available at Walmart website for $99.88. Read more
TracFone’s subsidiary Straight Talk has added the LG Ultimate 2 and the Alcatel One Touch ICON Pop, two smartphones that TracFone itself has recently added to its prepaid phone lineup. Their pricing is the same as at TaracFone; LG Ultimate 2 is available for $129.99, while One Touch ICON Pop can be purchased for $149.99. Both operate on Verizon’s 3G network. Read more
Last week, Straight Talk has added a number of high-end and midrange smartphones to its prepaid phone lineup, but that’s not where this carrier stops in enriching its prepaid offering. A couple of days ago, new Straight Talk LTE mobile hotspots have been spotted at Walmart. The ZTE Z288L mobile hotspot operates on Verizon LTE while ZTE Z289G uses AT&T’s LTE network. Read more
Yet another smartphone has arrived to Straight Talk’s prepaid lineup. After adding the latest iPhones, first Verizon-enabled LTE phone, two smartphones on AT&T network of which one is a phablet, all in last few days, Straight Talk adds ZTE Quartz, another phone-tablet. The Quartz is a 3G phone with 5.5-inch display that uses Verizon network. ZTE Quartz is available at Straight Talk’s website for $199.99. Read more