ZTE Announces the Prestige 2 Smartphone

The second iteration of ZTE’s popular Prestige series is available today at Best Buy for both Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA

RICHARDSON, Texas--()--ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market,* announced that the Prestige 2 is available online and in select Best Buy stores starting today for $79.99 MSRP. The Prestige 2 is available for both Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA and is the perfect device for those looking for the must-have features in a quality phone that won’t break the bank.

“The original Prestige was immensely popular among consumers and we are excited about following up that device with the Prestige 2,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “We continue to provide affordable premium options across all pricing levels and this device is perfect for budget-conscious consumers who want value, but do not want to compromise on quality.”

For under $80, the Prestige 2 features:

A Compact Device with a Long-lasting Battery
The Prestige 2 has a 5-inch FWVGA display that fits perfectly in your pocket and lasts all day on one charge with a 2035 mAh removable battery.

5MP Front and Rear Cameras
5 megapixel front and rear cameras capture all of life’s important moments wherever or whenever they happen, just the way you see them.

Expandable Storage
The Prestige 2 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM that is expandable up to 32GB, allowing you enough room for all of your favorite photos, songs, apps and more.

For a full list of phone specifications and features, or to purchase the Prestige 2 please visit select Best Buy stores or BestBuy.com.

Two Ways to Save with the Prestige 2

Boost Mobile Unlimited Gigs
Boost Mobile offers incredible value and flexible data options. The Unlimited Gigs plan includes:

  • Unlimited talk, text and mobile optimized streaming videos, gaming and music.
  • Unlimited nationwide 4G LTE data for most everything else.**
  • $50 a month for one line.
  • $30 a month for a second line, up to five total lines.

In addition to the Unlimited Gigs plan, Boost Mobile offers 2GB of 4G LTE high-speed data and unlimited talk, text and data for only $30 a month with Auto Re-Boost ($35 without Auto Re-Boost). Customers looking for more high-speed data can add 1GB of 4G LTE data for $5 per month or 2GB of 4G LTE data for $10 per month. Multi-line plans are also available for families looking to save some money for an additional $30 a month per line. ***

Boost Mobile customers can also roam in Mexico on the ZTE Prestige 2. Todo Mexico Plus is available with any monthly plan for $5 additional per month and includes:

  • Unlimited calls to all of Mexico – including mobiles
  • Unlimited calls to Canada****
  • International text (SMS only)
  • While traveling in Mexico
    • Data Roaming, up to 8GB*****
    • Unlimited calls to the U.S. and in Mexico
    • Unlimited International text (SMS only)

Virgin Mobile USA DATA LOVE and DATA LOVE+
Virgin Mobile USA knows customers rely heavily on high-speed data to stay connected with family, friends, work and the rest of the world. To meet that need, Virgin Mobile is rolling out new DATA LOVE and DATA LOVE+ plans******, available online and in retail stores, including Best Buy.

Price $35/month $45/month
Talk and Text Unlimited Unlimited
Data1     Unlimited (5GB of 4G LTE data)     Unlimited (10GB of 4G LTE data)

The no-contract DATA LOVE and DATA LOVE+ plans also include data-free music streaming******* from the apps customers love. Customers also looking for more high-speed data can add Data Packs******** available as an add-on at $5 for 1GB and $10 for 2GB per month.

*Strategy Analytics, Q4 2016
** Video streams at up to 480p+ resolution, music at up to 500kbps, streaming cloud gaming at up to 2Mbps. Data deprioritization applies during congestion.
*** Boost has no annual service contracts; service is subject to terms and conditions. Plans include unlimited domestic talk, text, data (applicable high-speed monthly data allotment), 50 domestic voice roaming minutes (select devices) and 411 Directory Assistance calls (interactive voice services only). Int’l services extra.
**** Excludes Northern Territories – 867
***** Requires international capable phone. Data allotment is dependent on monthly price plan. Customers on 2 GiGs of 4G LTE $35/mo receive 1.5GB of data and Unlimited GiGs $50/mo. receive 8GB of data
****** Virgin Mobile has no annual service contracts; service subject to certain terms. Monthly plans are domestic only and include unlimited data, talk, text and 50 domestic voice roaming minutes (select devices). International services extra and subject to applicable rates.
******* Limitless Music: Some streaming partners may require paid subscription or assess other fees. Cloud streaming, song downloads, video content, non-audio content and other data sent by streaming partners (e.g., pic advertisements, album art) excluded. Hotspot data not included. Available from select content providers. Visit http://www.virginmobileusa.com/datafreemusic for details.
******** Data Packs: Data packs available for select plans/devices only and expire when depleted or 30 days from purchase date.


ZTE USA (www.zteusa.com), headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a global provider of mobile devices, telecommunication systems, and enterprise solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communication technology accessible to all. ZTE is ranked by independent industry analysts as the fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices in the U.S. overall, and second-largest supplier of prepaid devices.

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Jeffrey Norris


Jeffrey Norris