ZTE Launches First, Most Affordable Verizon Prepaid Smartphone – ZTE Blade Vantage- $49.99

ZTE USA Introduces the Most Affordable Prepaid Smartphone Available on Verizon Wireless with the ZTE Blade Vantage
ZTE USA strengthens its partnership with Verizon Wireless with its best-in-class, pre-paid entry level smartphone
Richardson, Texas – October 5, 2017 – ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S.*, today announced that it has strengthened its partnership with Verizon Wireless by introducing the most affordable prepaid smartphone in its portfolio with the new ZTE Blade Vantage. The ZTE Blade Vantage joins the award-winning Blade smartphone series, coming with a 5” display, Android 7.1 OS, and can be purchased today for $49.99 MSRP at VerizonWireless.com.
“The ZTE Blade Vantage is ZTE’s first smartphone to be on Verizon’s network, signifying an expanded partnership that we are excited to see grow over the coming months and years,” stated Lixin Cheng, CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices. “Consumers continue to be attracted to our affordable premium smartphone lineup and we’re excited that Verizon customers can now purchase a ZTE device with the Blade Vantage.”
For under $50.00, the ZTE Blade Vantage offers:
A High-Grade Camera, Super Low Price: The ZTE Blade Vantage has a rear-facing 8MP and front-facing 2MP camera, offering some of the best camera options at the most affordable price in the Verizon Wireless portfolio.
Expandable Memory so You Never Run out of Space: With 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM, consumers can expand memory up to 256GB via a microSD card so consumers can store and access more on their device.
Optimal Talk and Standby Time: The ZTE Blade Vantage’s 2,500mAh battery offers 8 hours of talk time with 13 days of standby time giving consumers excellent battery life.
Connect More Devices using the Phone as a Hotspot: Consumers can connect more and do more utilizing the ZTE Blade Vantage’s hotspot capability, connecting up to 10 devices at once.
For a full list of phone specifications and features visit http://vz.to/2fRjglj.
*Counterpoint, Q2 2017


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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The Blade Vantage includes all the below and more, for under $50.00:

  • Android 7.1 OS out of the box
  • 8MP rear, and 2MP front-facing camera
  • 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM, expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card
  • 2,500mAh battery, with up to 8 hours talk time or 13 days standby
  • Ability to be used as a hot spot, connecting up to 10 devices