RICHARDSON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S. and second largest in the off-contract market*, today announced the availability of the ZTE Speed for only $99.99 (excludes taxes) off-contract with Boost Mobile. Fully equipped with 4G LTE, Android 4.4 Kit Kat, a 4.5-inch display and Quad-Core processor, the ZTE Speed is seemingly expensive, but none will be the wiser. With minimal up-front costs and maximum savings with the unlimited Data Boost Plans from Boost Mobile, holiday shoppers are able to save money without sacrificing the quality of gifts they are giving.
“We had a great 2014 where we solidified our position as second largest smartphone brand in the no-contract market due to the value we deliver and our great carrier partners such as Boost Mobile,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “Our relationship with Boost has been very successful; this year we’ve launched the Boost MAX, the first no-contract1 phablet priced under $300 and the Boost Warp Sync, the fifth generation of the of the successful Warp series. Launching the ZTE Speed is a great way to wrap up 2014, and head into 2015 with a strong affordable premium device in Boost’s lineup.”
The ZTE Speed lives up to its name. Pure Google Android Kit Kat without bloat ware, Enhanced LTE connectivity and 1.2GHz processor give this phone lightning fast power and capabilities. The sturdy yet sleek design with 4.5” display allows users to live their fast-paced lives by catering to easy, one-handed navigation and portability.
ZTE Speed Specs:
- Android Kit Kat 4.4
- MSM8916 QUAD-Core 1.2GHz
- 3G/4G LTE/Enhanced LTE
- HD voice enabled
- 2000mAh Battery
- Bluetooth® 4.0 enabled
- Rear: 5MP FSI camera with HRD and LED Flash
- Front: 2.0MP camera
Data Boost Plans
The Data Boost Plans provide an affordable way for consumers to match their specific data needs. At $35 per month, Boost Mobile provides one of the lowest prices for an unlimited talk, text and high-speed data prepaid plan among major carriers.
For more information on the Data Boost Plans visit www.boostmobile.com/databoost/?ECID=PR:REL:20140903:databoost_announcement.
About ZTE USA
ZTE USA (www.zteusa.com) is a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of mobile handsets, telecommunications equipment and network solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communication technology accessible to all. The company provides a magnitude of devices to every major US-based carrier, generates over $17.4 billion dollars’ worth of business for US-based companies and devotes more than 10 percent of its revenue to R&D. ZTE USA is headquartered in Richardson, Texas, and operates 17 sales offices, customer service centers, and R&D and distribution facilities across the US. ZTE is ranked as the country’s fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices overall, and second-largest supplier of prepaid devices, by independent analysts. ZTE is the Official Smartphone of the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets and New York Knicks.
* Strategy Analytics, North America Handset Vendor Market Share, Q3 2014
1 Boost has no annual contracts; services subject to certain terms.