T-Mobile US’ prepaid brand MetroPCS has started new promotion in which it discounts its smartphones significantly. MetroPCS discounts select Samsung and LG phones like the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime or the new LG K7 over 60% off of their regular cost, $129.00, making each of them available for $49.00. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless today launched the ZTE Grand X 3, mid-range Android smartphone that includes some of the high end features as USB Type-C connector, originally included in the high end phones. The Grand X 3 is Cricket exclusive and it’s introduced to customers at CES 2016. Cricket ZTE Grand X 3 will be available online and at Cricket stores starting today for $129.99. Customers who switch to Cricket from another carrier (not AT&T related) can get it for $79.99 while those who port their number will get a $50 gift card. Read more
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless today announced a new promotion that offers discounted 4G and LTE phones to all customers, including those who switch to their service. Cricket reduces costs of select smartphones starting tomorrow, January 22, 2016. Read more
Phablets are getting more and more popular among smartphone users. Prepaid mobile operators have recognized this trend, and in 2015 introduced a number of great prepaid phablets. Today, we will compare Straight Talk ZTE Lever vs Verizon Prepaid LG G Vista. Both phablets are CDMA, 4G LTE enabled and operates on Verizon network. Straight talk ZTE Lever is available at Walmart’s and Straight Talk’s website for $199.00 while Verizon Prepaid LG G Vista can be purchased for $240 at Verizon’s website, at BestBuy for $159.99 and at Walmart for $149.99. Read more
New Cricket Switcher Promotion Gives Discounts On Moto E, Desire 520, Lumia 640 and Overture 2 Until Jan. 21
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless is starting a new year with new promotion for customers who port their phone number from another carrier to Cricket’s service. New Cricket switcher promotion offers discounts on Motorola Moto E, HTC Desire 520, Microsoft Lumia 640 and ZTE Overture 2. The offer is good through January 21, 2016. Read more
Great news for prepaid users from CES 2016 today. ZTE announced on its press conference that it will launch two new entry level smartphones, Cricket Wireless ZTE Grand X 3 and MetroPCS ZTE Avid Plus. Both smartphones will launch by the end of January. In addition, ZTE Avid Plus will be added to T-Mobile smartphone lineup on January 20, 2016, and its price tag will also be set to $119.
Update January 15, 2016.
ZTE Avid Plus is available at MetroPCS for $29.00, after $20 instant rebate and $70 mail-in rebate. Read more
At CES 2016 today ZTE announced the Grand X 3 for AT&T’s prepaid brand Cricket Wireless. The Grand X 3 is a midrange Android smartphone, first from ZTE in the U.S. that features USB Type-C connector. The phone presents ZTE’s effort to offer its customers “affordable premium smartphones” which combines between high-end and low-end features. Cricket ZTE Grand X 3 will launch sometime in January for $130. Read more
Consumer Cellular Adds ZTE Mobile Hotspot, Offers $20 Invoice Credit For Activating New Line Of Service
Consumer Cellular, wireless provider for AARP members that operates on AT&T and T-Mobile networks, has introduced a new portable internet hotspot to its customers. Consumer Cellular adds ZTE mobile hotspot that their customers can use for WiFi access when they are away from home. The device uses cellular signal to provide 4G LTE connectivity for up to 10 devices and costs $80. Read more
AT&T’s prepaid division GoPhone will be offering discounted smartphones this holiday season. GoPhone holiday deals are available with service activation on $45 and higher priced unlimited plan and offer ZTE Maven for free. In addition, customers can choose from other select smartphones as well that GoPhone discounts up to $40 per unit. The offer is available at AT&T stores across the country. The deals start being effective today December 7, 2015 and will be valid for a limited time, until December 31, 2015.
ZTE Maven can be purchased online too. It’s free with plan purchase.
Just in time for this year’s holiday season, Boost Mobile has added ZTE Prestige, a new budget friendly smartphone to its prepaid lineup. Boost Mobile ZTE Prestige is available at carrier’s web site for $99.99. Read more