Dec. 20, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS), along with ZTE Corporation (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ) ("ZTE"), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today introduced its second 4G
Android 4.0-powered smartphone priced at
, the ZTE Avid™ 4G. With no annual contract, tax and regulatory fee-inclusive service plans and feature-rich smartphones, MetroPCS continues to deliver the most value to its customers throughout the holiday season and into 2013.
The Avid 4G is available with any of MetroPCS' standard 4G
service plans which range from
$40 - $70
per month, and for a limited time with promotional plans including 4G
and unlimited 4G
"The Avid 4G offers consumers a feature-rich smartphone at an excellent price," said
, CEO of ZTE
. "ZTE is committed to helping people connect and share in meaningful ways, and the Avid 4G is a great example of that mission."
The Avid 4G features 4G
connectivity, a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, a crystal-clear 4" touchscreen and is powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), allowing consumers to get the most out of their smartphone and applications from Google Play. Adding to that are the 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera, which make it easy to video chat, capture images and quickly share with friends and family.
The Avid 4G is also the latest MetroPCS 4G
smartphone to support
by MetroPCS, which provides consumers with a unified and intuitive way to share their content with enriched services like integrated instant messaging or chat, WiFi and video calling. The official joyn app can be downloaded via Google Play and the @metro App Store™. The Avid 4G also supports MetroPCS' 4G
Mobile Hotspot service for an additional monthly charge.
The Avid 4G is available today at
local MetroPCS stores
or online at
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About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of no annual contract, unlimited wireless communications service for a flat rate. MetroPCS is the fifth largest facilities-based wireless carrier in
the United States
based on number of subscribers served. With Metro
(SM), MetroPCS customers can use their service in areas throughout
the United States
covering a population of over 280 million people. As of
September 30, 2012
, MetroPCS had approximately 9.0 million subscribers. For more information please visit
About ZTE USA
is a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. ZTE
is dedicated to making quality communications technology accessible to all. The company draws on more than 25 years of experience and research investment to deliver smart, affordable, quality choices for infrastructure and mobile data device customers nationwide. For more information, visit
ZTE is a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions with the most comprehensive product range covering virtually every sector of the wireline, wireless, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, custom-made products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to meet the changing needs of their customers while achieving continued revenue growth. ZTE's 2010 revenue led the industry with a 21% increase to
. ZTE commits 10 percent of its revenue to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. A company with sound corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, ZTE is a member of the UN Global Compact. ZTE is
's only listed telecom manufacturer, publicly traded on both the
and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ). For more information, please visit
SOURCE MetroPCS Communications, Inc.