Straight Talk adds phablet ZTE Lever LTE, Huawei Pronto LTE, One Touch Pop Star 2 LTE and LG Destiny
TracFone-owned Straight Talk that operates on all four major networks has improved its prepaid phone lineup with another four smartphones. Unlike smartphones that carrier has added previously this month that were mostly 3G capable, this time Straight Talk adds phablet ZTE Lever, Huawei Pronto and Alcatel One Touch Pop Star 2 which are all LTE capable and the 4G-enabled LG Destiny. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless has added the ZTE Fanfare to its prepaid phone lineup. The Fanfare is an affordable 4G LTE smartphone available at Walmart for $69.88. The phone hasn’t been listed on Cricket’s website yet. Read more
Straight Talk has added two new smartphones, ZTE Paragon and LG Power, to its prepaid lineup. The Paragon is a GSM version of the Verizon compatible ZTE Zephyr, also recently added. It uses AT&T network, it’s 3G-enabled and costs $69.99. The Power is also a 3G only smartphone that operates on Verizon’s network. It can be purchased for $79.99. Read more
Along with the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime and the LG Sunrise that was available through Walmart first, Straight Talk today added the ZTE Zephyr and the LG Lucky, another two affordable smartphones to its prepaid lineup. The ZTE Zephyr is a 3G phone that operates on Verizon network and it’s available for $69.99. The LG Lucky is actually a CDMA version of the AT&T compatible LG Sunrise. It uses Verizon network and can be purchased for the same price tag as the Sunrise, $39.99. Read more
Yesterday, FreedomPop has started offering the ZTE Force LTE, certified pre-owned B-Stock smartphone, for $24.99 with free shipping at Slickdeals.net. In addition, customers are getting unlimited talk, text and data plan trial for the first month that’s otherwise valued at $19.99. Customers are also noted not to forget to cancel the free trial plan after the first month is over because if they don’t, they will be charged automatically the following months until it’s canceled. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless and ZTE have announced the Grand X Max+, a phablet with a 6-inch display. Cricket will start offering the Grand X Max+ in its stores and online on January 9, 2015. The phone will be available for $199.99. Read more
T-Mobile has recently included the ZTE Zinger to its affordable prepaid smartphone lineup. The Zinger is an entry level smartphone available for $49.99 with free shipping at T-Mobile’s website. Read more
Sprint’s prepaid brands Boost and Virgin Mobile have added couple of new affordable smartphones, Android and Windows Phone, to its lineup. Firstly, previously announced the Nokia Lumia 635 has become available today for both carriers. The Lumia 635 can be purchased for $99.99. Secondly, Boost Mobile adds ZTE Speed, Android 4.4 smartphone, that’s available for $99.99 at Boost’s website while at stores, the phone will be offered in January. Read more
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.
T-Mobile US’ prepaid brand MetroPCS has added ZTE ZMAX to its prepaid smartphone lineup. Due to its 5.7-inch display, the ZMAX is big enough to be considered a phablet, device between phone and a tablet. MetroPCS ZTE ZMAX can be purchased for $199.00 after $50.00 mail-in rebate on the carrier’s website. Read more