Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone

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Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone

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Made with a 3.5" touchscreen, the ZTE Merit Z990G Straight Talk Prepaid Cell Phone gives you bright and clear web browsing and messaging. With access to over 450,000 apps on Google Play, the ZTE Straight Talk Phone gives you endless ways to customize your phone. Plus, the 5MP camera and video recorder on the ZTE Straight Talk Phone allows you to capture all your special moments. With GPS capabilities, the ZTE Straight Talk Phone lets you know where you're going, no matter where you are. The Android 2.3 operating system and 600MHz processor on this straight talk cell phone ensures a fast, intuitive response. With Straight Talk Cell Phones, the ZTE Merit Z990G Straight Talk Prepaid Cell Phone is the choice for anyone who needs more than the basics of a cell phone.

Straight Talk ZTE Merit Z990G Prepaid Cell Phone:
  • This phone will only work with the $45/30-Day Unlimited Service Plan or the $65/30-Day Unlimited International Service Plan
  • 3.5" touchscreen
  • Android 2.3 OS
  • 5MP camera/video recorder
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Instant messaging
  • Advanced GPS capabilities
  • 3G/WiFi connectivity
  • 600MHz processor
  • 5 home screens
  • Access to over 450,000 apps on Google Play
  • MP3 player
  • Supports microSD cards up to 32GB
  • Gravity sensor
  • Tilt and shake
  • Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) rating: M3/T3
  • 1500 mAh lithium battery
  • Talk time: up to 5.8 h
  • Standby time: up to 10 days
  • Includes battery, charger, 2GB microSD memory card, activation card, service guide and user manual
Safety Alert: Due to federal restrictions, this item cannot be returned by air mail. Customers in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and other overseas locations can return this item to a Walmart store. See our returns policy for more information.

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 3.3 out of 5★ by 284reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5★ by So far, so good!! I bought 2 of these phones just yesterday and so far my daughter and I love it! I am not a cell phone techie, but it was very easy to enter all my contacts into it. I had another touch screen phone that I did not like at all, but this one has been very easy to use. The screen is not so sensitive that it opens everything that is touched. My daughter had hers all set up and ready for activation within 15 minutes of taking it out of the box. She activated boh of them through the Straight Talk website and all went well and fairly quickly. Both of these phones were activated and running within 2 hours. I think I have my husband convinced to switch to this phone from another Straight Talk phone he got yesterday! I had to call Customer Service to complete the activation of his phone and they were very nice. I had some concerns as I knew they were not located in the US, but the woman I spoke with was very easy to work with and was very helpful. 06/25/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Love, love , love! I've had this phone for about a week now and I absolutely love it! This is my first smartphone and I couldn't be happier with the purchase. The phone is easy to use, but does a lot! Everything is so much easier with this phone. I have had no trouble with it freezing or resetting as I read in a few other reviews. I went with straight talk (and with this phone specifically) because a very helpful walmart associate said that of the straight talk phones, this one got the best service coverage. He could not have been more right. The service coverage is awesome and the phone itself is fantastic. It makes social networking, texting, browsing, and anything else you may need simple and fast. Activating my service was quick and simple. I did it online and within 10 minutes the service was active. I have not had to contact customer service for anything yet, but I have read several reviews stating that the customer service is horrible. I guess we'll see...the phone, however, is worth every penny! 08/22/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Exceeds Expectations I previously had the LG Optimus Q. That phone was the only android at the time and works off Sprint network. The service was HORRIBLE in my house. Never had a dropped call or anything just could surf the web and get on FB like I wanted to. So finally they came out with this one that is $50 cheaper than the LG. I can say that it does everything that the other phone did. It is way faster and I can watch youtube in my house without it buffering AT ALL. I absolutely love it. The only difference I can tell is that when I try to make a song a ringtone it won't let me because it says it is too big. On the other phone I could do that. The song has to be a short 30 seconds or less. I can live with that. Wonderful phone for the price. Don't be fooled into buying more expensive phones....this one is great and just as good as the more more expensive ones. 06/26/2012
Rated 1 out of 5★ by One small design MAJOR problem This had the potential to be a good phone, instead, "Smart" is not a word I would to describe this phone. It is made with only 160 MB (No, not 1.6 GB, 160 MB) of internal memory. It is loaded with progarams you cant remove. Problem is those programs update, and as they do, your internal memory shrinks. It lasted me over the 15 days they give you to return it, but shortly after I just kept getting error messages that I'm low on space. Had plenty of room in the SD card, but doesn't matter. Without internal memory, you cant download/update anything. my top bar is loaded with error messages. I have plenty of RAM and space on SD, but becuse the phone itself has fiiled its own memory with things I don't even use, its worthless. You can go through every program, delete the updates, download/update what you want, then transfer that to SD. But that doesn't seem too much like a "Smart Phone" to me. 03/07/2013
Rated 1 out of 5★ by Very disappointed. The first one of these I bought wouldn't charge right so I exchanged it. This one is the exact same way but I realized that the reason that it sometimes charges and sometimes not...heat. When the phone gets hot or even overly warm, it will not charge. It gets hot easily so it's almost impossible to charge while you're talking on it because the heat from your head and your hand holding it is usually enough to do it. The battery life is poor yet it takes a long time to charge it. The internal memory on the phone itself is terrible. The preset apps take up so much room that almost every other app you download in addition to those HAVE to go on the memory card and you can't put every app on the SD card. Sometimes I even have to remove an app to have enough memory to download and install a new one that can go on the memory card then I have to download the one I removed again. It has also started freezing after about 3 weeks. I would NEVER buy this again. Actually I'm hoping it breaks so I can use the insurance I got on it and get a new one! 08/07/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great phone for a great price. This is my first Android phone and I love it! The Merit does everything that I expected and more. I bought a nice cover for it and it looks nice. In fact, one of my co workers thought it was an HTC phone lol. The thing I am most pleased with is the speed of the internet. The internet on all of the other Straight Talk phones I have had was very very slow and didn't load a lot of webpages. The Merit is super fast. I am even able to watch Netflix without even connecting to wifi. I used to have a Blackberry through Verizon and the Straight Talk ZTE Merit by far a better, and faster phone. LOVE THIS PHONE!!! 09/05/2012
Rated 1 out of 5★ by DO NOT BUY, SAVE YOURSELF THE HEADACHE I did not want to pay Verizon's prices anymore, so I purchased this phone. It has been nothing but trouble. Let me first say, that I'm very careful. Have never dropped it, got it wet, etc. You cannot get rid of the preinstalled apps. or move them to an SD card which leaves you vertically no space to download any additional apps you might want. I have put on 2 and get messages that my phone is out of space. Phone now rejects incoming text messages due to no space which forces me to have to delete pics and messages (even if I have no messages, I still get incoming texts rejected). Phone #1 began rebooting itself over and over. Only way to get it to quit, was to take out battery and wait on shipping label to return it. Phone #2. doing same thing PLUS now when I make a call, I can see they've answered, but I cannot hear them. Sending the phone in again, but may just use it as a back up or give it to my son. Going back to Verizon. I travel and this phone is not reliable at all. 08/19/2013
Rated 1 out of 5★ by Worst phone I have ever had. I'm on my 2nd and my husband is on his 3rd. They over heat and stop charging. Storage fills up even if you haven't added anything. It stops excepting txt messages b/c it is full even when there are no txt messages. I DO NOT recommend this phone for anything except the signal is awesome. 07/29/2012
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Service Carrier: Straight Talk
Multi Pack Indicator: No
Battery Type: Lithium Ion
Model No.: STZEZ990GP4P
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 6.6
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 4.45 x 2.32 x 4.45
Walmart No.: 552100854

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