We saw the ZTE Boost Max+ get a sort of early unveiling on the Boost Mobile site, but today both ZTE and Boost are making everything official and have announced the ZTE Boost Max+.
The Boost Max+ looks like a nice successor to the original, with the specs being bigger and better while the price is dropped to $199.99. You have a 5.7-inch 720p display, covered in Gorilla Glass 3, with a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 and 2GB of RAM under the hood. Wrap it all in a gold casing and you have an interesting no-commitment phone with a low monthly rate.
ZTE Debuts Boost® Max+ Smartphone With Hot New Looks at One Hot Price
Popular Boost Max gets upgrades with Boost Max+ featuring Android 5.1 platform and stylish gold-color casing at just $199.99 with no-contract commitment
Richardson, Texas (July 20, 2015) — ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market*, today announced the availability of the Boost MAX+ by ZTE on Boost Mobile. Starting today, consumers can get the latest smartphone technology and design at just $199.99 (plus tax), with a no-contract** commitment. The Boost Max+ can be paired with one of Boost Mobile's Data Boost Plans and is available now online at www.boostmobile.com/max-plus/ and in store.
"The Boost Max continues to be very popular and we are excited to see how that may further improve with the second generation Boost Max+," said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. "More consumers are looking for premium smartphone experiences at an affordable price, and having a partner as great as Boost Mobile allows us to both deliver devices and services that consumers want, value and use."
Larger screen smartphones such as the Boost Max+ helped ZTE secure 15.9 percent of the phablet market in the U.S. by the end of 2014 and also drove smartphone shipment growth to 41 percent year-over-year.*
Get more screen that does more for you
With a large 5.7-inch HD display, you have the room to view two apps at the same time. With Smart Viewer, you can do things like watch YouTube and text simultaneously or view a website and write an email at the same time.
Second generation updates worth the wait
Coupled with a large 3400 mAh battery with wireless charging capabilities, increased memory and storage, and a Qualcomm Quad-Core chipset, the Boost Max+ provides the agility and power that can perform when life demands it.
Quality connection when you need it
When you're ready to connect over the phone, you'll enjoy the HD voice quality provided over Boost Mobile's 3G and 4G LTE network. Or, if you want to connect over video, the phone features a quality 8MP rear camera and 1MP front camera.
Data Boost Plans
Boost Mobile continues to provide one of the best values in the prepaid wireless industry with the $30 Data Boost Up plan***. After signing up for automatic payments with Auto Re-Boost, get unlimited talk, text and data with 2GB of high-speed data for $30 per month.
|Price||$30 with Auto Re-Boost||$35||$45||$55|
|Talk & Text****||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Data****||Unlimited — Includes 2GB of high-speed 3G/4G data||Unlimited — Includes 1GB of high-speed 3G/4G data||Unlimited — Includes 5GB of high-speed 3G/4G data||Unlimited — Includes 10GB of high-speed 3G/4G data|
*Strategy Analytics, North America Handset Vendor Market Share, Q1 2015
**Boost Mobile has no annual contracts.
***Plan increases to $40 without Auto Re-Boost enrollment.
****Unlimited features are on-network only; international services extra.
*****Video streaming limited to 3G speeds. 3G/4G speeds subject to coverage/device availability. Once plan's applicable 3G/4G data allotment reached, speeds (including video) reduced to 2G speeds for remainder of plan cycle & restored when new plan cycle begins.
About ZTE USA
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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