Straight Talk has recently added two new ZTE smartphones to its Jelly Bean lineup, the Majesty and the Savvy. Straight Talk ZTE Majesty (Z796C) is featuring higher specs of the two so it’s a slightly more expensive, $169.99, while ZTE Savvy (Z750C) can be purchased for $149.99. Both Straight Talk phones are CDMA-based and likely run on Verizon network.
Besides running an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform, the ZTE Majesty also comes with a large 4.5-inch IPS display, 1.2GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera with video capture and 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting. It comes with a 4GB memory card, support for additional memory expansion up to 32GB, 3G connectivity, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GSP. The battery life provides up to 8 hours of talk time and up to 15 days of standby time.
The ZTE Savvy comes with a smaller 4-inch IPS display, a weaker 1GHz processor and has no front-facing camera, comparing to the Majesty. In addition, the Savvy runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform, 5-megapixel camera with video capture, MicroSD card slot for expanding memory up to 32GB and ships with a 4GB memory card. It is a Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GSP and 3G enabled. The Savvy also has a shorter battery life, comparing to the Majesty, up to 6 hours of talk time and up to 12 days of standby time.
Straight Talk ZTE Majesty and ZTE Savvy are compatible with a $45 unlimited and the $60 Unlimited international plan. The $45 unlimited plan includes unlimited talk, text (international texting on Android phones only) and data. The $60 Unlimited international plan adds international calling service that includes 400 minutes for calling mobile phones in Mexico, unlimited calling to landline numbers in 37 countries for 15 unique international numbers per month and international calling to landlines and mobile phones in Canada, China and India.
Unlimited data on Straight Talk monthly plans now have a high-speed data cap at 2.5GB per month, after which data are throttled to 2G speeds for the rest of the monthly cycle.