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ZTE Grand X 3 Hits Cricket Wireless For As Little At $79

ZTE Grand X 3 Hits Cricket Wireless For As Little At $79

Starting today, Cricket Wireless is beginning to offer up the ZTE Grand X 3. This new affordable Android smartphone packs a 5.5″ display, Android Lollipop, and a quad-core Snapdragon processor. The device was announced early this month at CES 2016.

A notable feature of the X 3 is it’s embedded USB C port, something we’ve yet to see on a phone in this price category.

The ZTE Grand X 3 is available starting today for $129 online and in stores exclusively through Cricket Wireless. Alternatively customers who are new to Cricket’s network can pick up the device with a discount for as little as $79.

ZTE Grand X 3 at Cricket Wireless
Press Release

The New, Award-Winning ZTE Grand X 3 Is Here – Only at Cricket Wireless

Get this amazing large screen smartphone for $79.99 if you switch*


ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Starting today, customers can get a whole lot of phone for not a lot of dough, thanks to Cricket Wireless.  The new ZTE Grand™ X 3 – the latest addition to Cricket’s affordable premium device line up – will be available online and in stores for $129.99; and $79.99 for customers who switch to Cricket. As an added bonus, beginning today, customers who bring their number to Cricket will get $50 bill credit**.

ZTE’s Grand X 3 is a feature-packed Android smartphone with a 5.5″ HD “infinity-edge” display, protected with Corning Gorilla® Glass, in a lightweight and stylish design.  From busy professionals to moms on-the-go to social media mavens, the ZTE Grand X 3 is perfect for everyone. Powered by Android Lollipop and a Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, the ZTE Grand X 3 boasts front and rear cameras, Dolby Audio™, and a powerful, long-lasting 3080 mAh battery along with rapid charging to make sure it’s ready when you are.

Debuting earlier this month at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, the ZTE Grand X 3 picked up top honors, including CES Editors’ Choice from

“Our customers don’t have to cut corners to get value – we deliver it to them every day with great services and products, like the new ZTE Grand X 3,” said Janna Ducich, vice president and chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless.  “That’s one of the big reasons more people are switching to Cricket.  In fact, together with GoPhone, we added more prepaid subscribers than any other carrier in 2015 and more subscribers than the rest of the industry combined.”

Customers can enjoy this award-winning smartphone exclusively on the Cricket network, with more 4G LTE coverage nationwide than T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Sprint or Boost.  Everyday benefits for Cricket customers also include:

  • No annual contracts
  • Simple plans starting at $35/mo after $5 Auto Pay credit
  • Plan prices already include taxes and fees– no surprises.
  • Unlimited talk, text and data access — in and between U.S., Mexico, and Canada — included in Smart ($50/mo) and Pro($60/mo) plans.
  • Access to Cricket Rewards, the only customer loyalty program of its kind in the prepaid space.

For more information on the new ZTE Grand X 3– visit

About the new Cricket Wireless

Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract.  The power of Cricket is our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 310 million people; easy and affordable plans prices that include taxes and fees – no surprises; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About.  To check out the new Cricket or find a store near you, visit And connect with us on Facebook at and Twitter at

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*Price subject to change at any time.

**Limited time offer.  Req’s porting number & two qual. plan (min. $40/mo.) svc payments w/in 45 days.  Credit rec’d w/in 60 days. Device purchase not req”d to receive credit. 

About The Author

Ben Schoon

Ben is a tech geek who co-founded YourTechExplained in 2016. Constantly switching between devices that literally surround him, he can be found reviewing the latest smartphones around the web.