Straight Talk Alcatel ZIP Available at Walmart for $49.99
TracFone’s subsidiary Straight Talk Wireless launched the Alcatel Zip, a new prepaid Android entry-level smartphone. Straight Talk Alcatel ZIP is currently available at Walmart for $49.99, in both GSM (AT&T) and CDMA (Verizon) versions.
Straight Talk Alcatel Zip Specs
Even though the Zip costs only $49.99, the phone doesn’t feel cheap. It is an Android 7.1 Nougat 4G LTE smartphone with 1.1 GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with MicroSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB. Alcatel Zip features a 5-inch LCD touchscreen display with 720 x 1280 pixel screen resolution, 5-megapixels main camera with 720p video resolution and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. For connectivity, besides 4G LTE, it uses Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and it has A-GPS/GPS capabilities. A non-removable Lithium-ion battery powers the smartphone providing up to 6.5 hours of talk time and up to 10 days of standby time. Dimensions of the phone are 5.59″ x 2.78″ x 0.33″ and it weights 5.2 oz.
Straight Talk Prepaid Plans
Straight Talk Alcatel ZIP can be paired with carrier’s unlimited prepaid plans that start at $30 per month:
- $30 basic plan – includes 1500 voice minutes, unlimited texts and 100MB of data; enrolling in auto pay earns 50% more data every month
- $35 plan – unlimited talk, text and data with first 2GB at high speed
- $45 plan – unlimited talk, text and data with first 10GB at high speed
- $55 plan – unlimited talk, text and data with first 15GB at high speed
- $60 international plan – unlimited talk, text and data with first 10GB at high-speeds as well as unlimited mobile to mobile calling to Mexico, China, India and Canada and unlimited calls to select international landline destinations
Straight Talk throttles data speeds to approximately 64Kbps when reaches high speed data limit.