Virgin Adds Low-Price ZTE Android Phone

By Joseph Palenchar On Sep 10 2013 - 10:25am

Virgin Mobile’s $99 no-contract Awe is made by ZTE.
Virgin Mobile’s $99 no-contract Awe is made by ZTE.

Warren, N.J. – No-contract service provider Virgin Mobile USA has begun offering its latest low-price Android smartphone, the 3G Awe from ZTE at $99.

 It joins a selection of 14 smartphones, four of which are 4G LTE models. The rest are 3G models.

Virgin’s other smartphones are priced from $49 to $549 for the 16GB LTE-equipped iPhone 5. Select 3G smartphones are priced at $49, $59, $79, $149, $199, and $249.

The AWE features Android 4.1 OS, 4-inch IPS 800x480 capacitive touchscreen, 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 5-megapixel rear camera with 720p video capture, and 1-megapixel front camera.

Virgin sells through its web site and select local and national retailers.

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