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
Yet another smartphone has arrived to Straight Talk’s prepaid lineup. After adding the latest iPhones, first Verizon-enabled LTE phone, two smartphones on AT&T network of which one is a phablet, all in last few days, Straight Talk adds ZTE Quartz, another phone-tablet. The Quartz is a 3G phone with 5.5-inch display that uses Verizon network. ZTE Quartz is available at Straight Talk’s website for $199.99. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless announced today the ZTE Grand X Max. The X Max is the second phablet for this carrier with a 6-inch display. Cricket ZTE Grand X Max will launch starting October 10 at the carrier’s website and in stores. It will be available for $199.99. Read more
Boost Mobile has announced the latest in a row of Warp phones, the ZTE Warp Sync. The Sync is the first ZTE phone that’s Sprint Spark LTE and HD Voice enabled. The ZTE Warp Sync is available beginning today at Boost Mobile’s website for $179.99 while at stores, it will arrive September 1. Read more
AT&T’s prepaid brand Cricket Wireless announced today ZTE Grand X. The Grand X is a 4G phone with a SRS TruMedia surround sound that will be released on August 8, just in time for back-to-school promotion. Cricket ZTE Grand X will be available online and at more than 3,000 Cricket stores for $99.99 after $50 mail-in rebate. This offer is good through September 11, 2014 or while supplies last. Read more
ZTE announced today that its new smartphone the Concord II will be sold by MetroPCS and its parent company, T-Mobile. The ZTE Concord II is a follow-up of two years old ZTE Concord. T-Mobile is offering it in its stores right away while MetroPCS ZTE Concord II will become available on May 19 online and in stores. Read more
Straight Talk has added yet another ZTE-made handset to its prepaid lineup, ZTE Unico LTE. Unlike recently released ZTE Illustra that a 3G only phone, the Unico is a 4G LTE-enabled and compatible with AT&T network. Straight Talk ZTE Unico LTE is available at the carrier’s website for $199.99. Read more
AT&T’s prepaid brand GoPhone has recently added a new phone to its lineup. The AT&T Radiant is a midrange smartphone ZTE-made that features 4G HSPA+ connectivity. ZTE Radiant can be purchased for $99.99 at the carrier’s website. Read more
Straight Talk has added a new low-end smartphone to its prepaid lineup, ZTE Illustra. The Illustra is a GSM-based handset that features 3G connectivity and is compatible with AT&T network. Straight Talk ZTE Illustra is available for $99.99 at the carrier’s website. Read more