ZTE Grand X Max headed to Cricket Wireless on October 10 for $199

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Cricket Wireless customer and a fan of phablets? How about the 6-inch ZTE Grand X Max. The carrier just announced that they will release it on October 10 for $199.99. If you’re unfamiliar with ZTE, they’re a Chinese phone maker that is pretty successful in their home country and known for producing affordable phones.

The ZTE Grand X Max packs a 6-inch HD LCD display with a 720 x 1280 resolution, Snapdragon 200 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1-megapixel front camera, 8GB of internal storage, Snapdragon’s QuickCharge 1.0, 3,200 mAh battery and Android 4.4. It measures 162.1 x 83.1 x 7.9 mm and weighs a mere 172 grams.

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In terms of specs, the X MAX is not a Galaxy Note 4 but, it offers some good features such as good battery life and a sleek design. Cricket Wireless mentions that they still offer the $100 bill credit for folks who switch from T-Mobile and MeroPCS. For more information, read the press release.

ZTE Grand™ X Max Debuts at Cricket Wireless

Quad-core processor and 6” high definition screen gives Fall TV fanatics something to smile about

Atlanta, GA., October 7, 2014 – Cricket Wireless announces the launch of its second phablet, the ZTE Grand X Max. Priced at $199.99 with activation, the ZTE Grand X Max will be available in Cricket stores nationwide and online starting October 10th. Whether you’re an on-the-go mom, a super social user, a business user, or a value seeker wanting the advantages of a larger smartphone, this is the device for you.

“As phablets continue to grow in popularity, the ZTE Grand X Max is designed with the needs of our customers in mind, particularly, customers who rely on one device to bridge their work and social life,” said Andy Smoak, head of product for Cricket Wireless. “With Cricket’s reliable nationwide 4G network covering more than 98% of the population, customers can stream video and watch their favorite shows.”

Just in time for the fall TV season, the ZTE Grand X Max comes equipped with a 6” high definition screen and a quad-core processor that delivers a powerful streaming experience, allowing users to watch football or their favorite prime time television series on-the-go with ease. The phablet also comes pre-loaded with Peel Smart Remote, the ultimate entertainment companion that personalizes TV recommendations based on viewing habits and can be paired with your home entertainment system or mobile device. In addition, users will have access to other useful apps like Kindle, Evernote and Kingsoft Office, along with many more in the Google Play Store. Other features are:

  • Large battery & faster charging with Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 1.0 for less time charging and more time doing
  • Up to 8 GB internal storage and additional memory up to 32GB via microSD
  • Dual cameras: 8 MP auto-focus camera with LED flash and HD video /1MP front facing camera for selfies and video chat
  • A Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 1.2 GHz quad-core processor for faster productivity, content streaming and gaming
  • Android 4.4 OS with the tools to help keep your mobile life organized

For people seeking even more fall deals, Cricket continues to offer a $100 bill credit** to customers who make the switch from any from T-Mobile and MetroPCS to Cricket Wireless through October 19. In addition, to help satisfy the demand for high-speed data Cricket’s Basic, Smart and Pro plans now offer, for a limited time, the same low plan prices with even more high-speed data access***. We are also offering several $49.99 4G ZTE smartphones for free (after $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card****) in-store and online, including the ZTE Overture and ZTE Sonata 4G through November 10. The Promotion Card can also be used to pay for Cricket’s wireless service.

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