ZTE Valet, added a week ago to a TracFone’s prepaid lineup as one of the first Android handsets that’s ever been released for this carrier, has been added to its prepaid brand, Straight Talk, as well. Unlike TracFone’s version that can be purchased at BestBuy stores for $99.99, Straight Talk ZTE Valet is available online for $79.99.
ZTE Valet is Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone with 1GHz single-core processor, 3.5-inch (320 x 480) display and 3-megapixel camera with video capture. The phone ships with a 4GB memory card while MicroSD card slot allows expanding memory additionally up to 32GB. In addition, the phone comes with a Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GSP support. Its lithium-ion battery provides up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 11 days of standby time. The Valet is a 3G phone that operates on Verizon network.
Straight Talk ZTE Valet is compatible with a $45 unlimited plan and $60 unlimited international plan. Both plans come with unlimited talk, text and data with 2.5GB of high-speed data while after it, speeds are throttled to 2G until the next billing cycle. International unlimited plan in addition includes 400 minutes of calling mobile numbers in Mexico; unlimited calls to 15 unique international landline numbers per month in 37 countries and international calling to landline and mobile numbers in Canada, China and India.
Straight Talk also recently added two ZTE-made Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphnes to its prepaid lineup, Majesty and Savvy, for 169.99 and 149.99, respectively.