Straight Talk Wireless welcomes two ZTE smartphones to its prepaid lineup.
Announced earlier today, two ZTE devices will be joining the roster of gadgets available under TracFone's prepaid subsidiary. These two devices are the ZMAX Champ and the MAX Blue.
ZTE ZMAX Champ
The ZTE ZMAX Champ comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280x720. It runs on a 1.3GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm processor with 8GB of onboard storage and a microSD card slot for up to 64GB memory expansion.
The ZMAX Champ manages to take pictures with its 8-megapixel rear-facing camera on the back with auto-flash, autofocus, and 4x zoom. The camera in front comes with a 2-megapixel sensor that captures selfies and video calls. A removable 3,080mAh Li-Ion battery is available on the back with a talk time of up to 20 hours and standby time of up to 10 days.
Upon unboxing, the phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and comes with 4G LTE CDMA support for operating on Verizon's network. Straight Talk has priced this phone at $89.99.
ZTE MAX Blue
The other smartphone that Straight Talk has added to its lineup is the ZTE MAX Blue. Unlike the first device, the MAX Blue is available in both CDMA and GSM variants, making it compatible with the networks of Verizon and AT&T.
As for its specs, the MAX Blue comes with a 6-inch HD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels. The phone includes a 16GB of onboard memory and a microSDXC slot for up to 128GB memory expansion. Users can take photos with the 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and 5-megapixel front-facing sensor. Its non-removable Li-Ion battery manages to last up to 30 hours of talk time and up to 14 days in standby mode. It also runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS upon unboxing.
The MAX Blue comes as a pricier device at $199.99.
Both devices are available at Straight Talk and Walmart. If you plan on getting either device under Straight Talk, you can pair it up with one of the unlimited prepaid plans offered by the prepaid company:
- $35 Plan - includes unlimited talk, text and 2GB of high speed data
- $45 Plan - includes unlimited talk, text and 8GB of high speed data
- $55 Plan - includes unlimited talk, text and 12GB of high speed data
- $60 International Plan - includes unlimited talk, text and 8GB of high speed data; and unlimited mobile to mobile calling to Mexico, Canada, China, and India and unlimited calls to select international landline destinations