Sprint Debuts CDMA-GSM International Wi-Fi Hotspot
Sprint today announced the Sprint International Mobile Hotspot, which is made by ZTE. This mobile hotspot is a dual-mode CDMA-EVDO and GSM/UMTS/WCDMA device that works on Sprint's 3G network in the U.S. and can roam onto the 3G networks of GSM providers in other countries. It supports up to five Wi-Fi devices in the U.S., but just one Wi-Fi device when roaming on a GSM network. It has an external display to indicate signal and battery strength, and can be controlled via a web-based user interface. The Sprint International Mobile Hotspot costs $49.99 after rebates with a new agreement. It requires a $59.99 5GB data plan in the U.S. Overseas data charges vary.
U.S. Cellular Lands the 6-Inch ZTE Blade Max 3
U.S. Cellular recently added the ZTE Blade Max 3 to its roster of Android smartphones.
Inexpensive ZTE Prestige 2 Hits Boost and Virgin Mobile
Sprint's prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today launched the ZTE Prestige 2, an entry-level Android handset. The Prestige 2 has a 5-inch FWVGA display and it is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
Consumer Cellular Picks Up the ZTE Avid 916 and Moto G5 Plus
Consumer Cellular recently added the ZTE Avid 916 and Motorola Moto G5 Plus to its roster of Android-based smartphones. The Avid 916 (pictured), a variant of the ZTE Grand / Champ, includes a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.3 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor, and 8 GB of internal storage.
Sprint to Sell ZTE Max XL
Sprint today added the ZTE Max XL to is lineup of big-screened Android handsets. The Max XL, which is already available from Sprint-owned Boost Mobile, features a 6-inch full HD display and 3,990mAh battery.
Overseas Data Charges
Mexico = Leg
Rest of World = Nuts