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 280reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Not too shabby :) I was nervous about a prepaid smartphone. I may not use this phone to its fullest capacity but I have enjoyed it. Memory fills up fast once you start downloading apps, texting galore, etc but I was able to transfer onto a larger memory card (2GB to 8GB) and the phone is not as slow. I bought the memory card separately. I don't use music on mine. I mostly call and text, as well as Facebook, Twitter, Camera, and Google search. GPS is helpful on a whim!! Email is used minimally but has helped me get out of jams. Text messages can fill up fast if you don't delete them regularly and can affect the speed of the phone (3G, general "thinking" times). You also have to change the settings of your notifications if you don't want the memory to fill up quickly. Facebook notifications, new email notifications will constantly have your phone beeping and soon, the status bar will say you have lil disc storage space. Just turn off the notifications and your memory space is saved. I learned the hard way but am more satisfied now.The button on top is to turn the screen on and off when needed. For example, on a call, the screen will go dark so you don't accidentally push buttons while on your call. However, after your phone call, if the screen doesn't "light up" again automatically, just push this top bottom to turn on the screen. Or you can push it to light up the screen if you need to make a [dial pad] selection. I mention this because I had seen a review that complained they were "stuck" after making a call...this is how you fix that ;)I wish some of the pre-installed apps can be removed if you don't need them (e.g., Orkut and Docs-to-Go). I know not everyone twitters or even Facebook chats so you should be able to delete it if you don't use it. No luck. Just delete any data it may use and that's as good as it gets. I figured if you need a smartphone to view docs (business person or busy teacher), I would prob recommend to get a higher capacity phone or tablet. Just my lil opinion. If docs were that important, get a tablet or something. You don't have to live on your phone.I loved the quick home delivery of this phone (less than 24hrs!). I wonder if I happen to live near a warehouse or something but that was really cool. I highly recommend the StraightTalk ZTE Merit Z990G for good ol' fashion, simple smartphone fun. 07/18/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by This phone works absolutely great!!! I have had no problems with it. I would recommend it highly to others!!! 09/16/2013
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Great smartphone for beginner I bought this phone as a first smartphone for my 2 teenage children, they love it so I love it. The only problem we had so far was the newsfeed on their Facebook would not load. Eveerything else would but not that. Than one day, one of them worked. Don't know what made the difference, but still trying to get the other to work. I may have to break down and call customer service, or research it online. :) 06/18/2014
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Good phone, just fine for Straight Talk Line I have owned this phone for a week now, and I absolutely love this phone!The reviews made me a little nervous about buying it, but I took a chance. The battery does die out quicker than older phones I have owned, but I haven't had a problem with the memory or overheating at all (Granted I don't use too many apps on my phone). If there is any advice I can pass on, it is to keep the owners manual and follow it, and preferably, do not use the phone while recharging or else you will overheat the phone and it will freeze up on you.Other than that, this is a good phone, and worth the price :) 11/10/2012
Rated 3 out of 5★ by Not What I Expected While this phone was an ok buy, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone I know. I purchased a card for more storage, and that still doesn't make a difference. I was excited to have apps, seeing this was my first phone with internet, but there is such limited space. Definitely don't buy this phone if you plan on using it for apps and gaming like I did. I often find myself deleting apps and adding new ones just so I can get a variety. Also, when playing music sometimes my phone glitches and the only way it stops is if I take the battery out. I've also ran into problems where my phone randomly will call people over and over. It will dial, hang up, dial, and then hang up. I haven't even touched my phone or been anywhere near it. This phone has a mind of it's on so be prepared. Maybe you'll have better luck than I did. 04/25/2013
Rated 3 out of 5★ by New phone great-customer service lousy The phone works great. By putting the volume on hearing impaired, I am able to hear callers without difficulty. Love being able to have a different ringer for each contact-it is so helpful.The great difficulty was setting it up and the lousy customer service. Tried to transfer my number, but after 5 days, and they took the money out of the bank but did not even give me a number, I was not happy. Call service number and get automated machines-as if we all fit into the same square hole. Finally, after much looking around on the site, I found a grey box that looked like advertisement but was the chat button. It does not say 'chat' but don't recall how they word it. I think it might be 'live' . So if you need to talk to a real person-look for the chat button.Ended up having to change my number. 06/28/2013
Rated 1 out of 5★ by Return I returned this phone because it kept turning off by itself and freezing.It is not compatible with many of the aps out there. 08/30/2013
Rated 3 out of 5 Average. This phone is average. There is nothing special about it, the camera is pretty good. which is what i really cared about. the only problem i would say i had with this is whenever i try to get on facebook it just shows me a white screen with a status box.. and when i tried to download a game it force closes every 5 minutes or so.. 04/07/2014
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Service Carrier: Straight Talk
Multi Pack Indicator: No
Battery Type: Lithium Primary
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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