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ZTE unveils the Grand X3 and Avid Plus

ZTE has just unveiled a trio of smartphones that are to come to the North American market this year, and they are looking quite enticing.

Published onJanuary 5, 2016


The show floor hasn’t even opened its doors yet, but manufacturers are not waiting around to announce their latest products. ZTE continues to push into the American market and CES is one of their biggest yearly events. What do they have for us this time around? ZTE has just unveiled a two of smartphones that are to come to the North American market this year, the ZTE Grand X 3 and ZTE Avid Plus. We’ve already gone hands-on with both the Grand X3 and the Avid Plus, so be sure to check each one of our posts out for more info.

Want to learn more about these? Let’s take a look.

ZTE Grand X3


The ZTE Grand X series is known to be a convenient and affordable option for prepaid users. The third iteration is no exception, and is coming to Cricket Wireless “later this year”. What makes it special? For starters, it will be priced at a super low price of $129.99 off-contract.

But what do you get for that amount of cash? This phone is surprisingly capable. Large screen aficionados will enjoy the 5.5-inch 720p screen, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, 2 GB of RAM and a 2080 mAh battery. Other specs include an 8 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front shooter, 16 GB of internal storage and expandable memory via microSD. ZTE is also quick to mention the phone’s superior audio, which is powered by Dolby Audio technology.

ZTE Avid Plus



ZTE is avid to bring its products to as many Americans as possible, but they won’t do that by targeting only one carrier. This is why the ZTE Avid Plus is coming to both T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

While ZTE didn’t reveal the price point on this one, its specs tell us it should be priced towards the lower side of the spectrum. The smartphone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, a 5-inch 854x480p display, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage, a 5 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front camera and a 2300 mAh battery.

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Nothing to write home about, but it looks like a good option if they hit the right price.


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