MetroPCS Launches ZTE Avid TRIO, Gives Switchers Who Add A Line 2 Free Galaxy Phones
T-Mobile owned MetroPCS improves its prepaid phone lineup with yet another affordable smartphone, the ZTE Avid TRIO. MetroPCS launches ZTE Avid TRIO for $29.00, which is $70 off of the phone’s regular cost, $99.00. In addition, the carrier recently launched a new promotion in which it gives two free Samsung Galaxy smartphones to those who switch to MetroPCS and add a line.
MetroPCS ZTE Avid TRIO Specs
The Avid TRIO, a successor of ZTE Avid Plus launched at the beginning of 2016, haven’t improved much in terms of specs. ZTE slightly improved processor, battery, operating system and a battery. The phone comes with the same-sized 5-inch FWVGA LCD display and Android 6.0 Marshmallow (up from Lollipop). It’s powered with a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor (up from 1.1 GHz), 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage expandable to up to 32GB via microSD cards. It has a 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. For connectivity, the Avid TRIO uses Bluetooth, 4G LTE and its not hotspot enabled. Its 2,800 mAh battery can provide up to 8 hours of talk time.
The phone can be paired with MetroPCS prepaid monthly plans that start at $30 per month. The $30, $40, $50 and $60 plans offer unlimited talk, text and data with 1GB, 3GB, 8GB (limited time offer, regular 5GB) and unlimited un-throttled data, respectively. Data on plans can be used for hotspot and on the $60 plan, data for hotspot are limited to 8GB. The plans also include Data Maximizer, video streaming at 480p that saves data up to three times. Also, free unlimited music streaming that doesn’t count against plan’s data is included on the $40 plan and up.
MetroPCS Switcher Promotion
For a limited time, customers who port their number to MetroPCS will get a free Samsung Galaxy On5. When they add a line, they will get another Galaxy On5 for free or they can choose from the following free phones: LG K7, Alcatel Tru, Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL and ZTE Avid Plus. The offer excludes numbers on T-Mobile network and it’s available in participating MetroPCS stores.