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 269reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5★ by You'll regret buying Hand down has to be the worst smart phone on the market. Phone cannot handle basic operations. After running an app for awhile, or after running two or three apps in succession, all apps failing to open. Battery life is horrible. Browser wants to terminate after only several searches. Even with 30 something gig memory card installed, phone starts rejecting text messages after about 30 texts in the inbox (on a good day, number varies). Has major working capacity issues. Operating system is slow. Very dissatisfying product. 11/30/2012
Rated 1 out of 5★ by terrible phone! This phone is the worst! The battery will not hold a charge, and texting is a nightmare.I have had the phone less than 90 days and the verbal texting option is already broken, claiming it 'can't connect' while sending other texts. There was nothing in the manual about how to adjust the verbal text option to one's own voice, when it did work.Now, the nearly merit-less 'merit' has begun editing typed texts without my permission.It violated my freedom of expression, by substituting "darn" for a stronger one (while I was describing the phone, of course) and put the word "double" in place of "download," twice, just to name a few examples.There have been misunderstandings with loved ones, as a result of these shennanigans.Having to drag an "unlock" button across the screen to answer calls, means I am constantly missing them, as the feature does not always work. And, forget setting your phone to voice command, so you can use it in the car, unless I missed some way to answer said phone without the drag-across unlock button.The manual is only minimally helpful, so don't count on looking the problem up, unless you can get online, every time you want to adjust something, to read the complete manual. 12/10/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Wonderful Exceeds expectations daily!Love it!Best straighttalk phone yet!Switching my daughter to this phone soon. 07/11/2012
Rated 2 out of 5★ by thought it was going to be good I got this phone 2 months ago, as my old phone ran off sprint and Drs couldn't get ahold of me or my sons school, when I was in Moundsville WV or most of Ohio, problem is it doesn't have enough internal memory, I put an 8GB memory card in but other then games and pictures nothing will go on it, hence when internal memory is full I can not download any games to my memory card. Face book is on the phone itself, but there is not enough memory on it to use it. trying to get a new phone now. 11/12/2012
Rated 2 out of 5★ by the phone is good for calling and has a good mic but if you are going to get games and apps on this phone then it is a bad idea. This phone is only good for texting and calling. The screen is also a little small. 07/02/2013
Rated 1 out of 5★ by <2 weeks and getting very angry with this purchase I checked the other reviews before making this post. The phone I bought will be returned!Reasons for the rage:Mine will restart at any time. Even with the volume on silent, when the phone resets, the startup volume is not silent. Imagine having to explain that at a "silent phones" meeting. Problems with charging. While charging, several times, I noticed the charge indication had gone away. I adjusted the cord a few times and when that didn't work I'd unlug then replug it. Today I used Pandora for about an hour and the battery, after no previous use and having been charged all night, was indicating a 15% battery to 10% then 5%. After it reset on its own, the battery somehow went back to 20% #should that be a plus?#. Tonight while charging and jamming to some more free Pandora tunes, it shut off and would not turn back on until I took the battery out. After startup, I was typing a message of my rage because of this phone and of course, it just had to reset. Do not buy this phone unless you want to test your luck or your sanity, I'm sure smashed phones are non-refundable. If the battery needs to be taken out, get a knife or flathead screwdriver, it's nearly impossible to open with hands or a fingernail. Storage is small, so I received a low memory indication after installing around 3-5 apps. I experience between 30 minutes to 2 hours delay for emails to be recieved to this phone, even while on WiFi.And on a positive note:When the phone is not resetting or overheating, it is not bad. I think this is a hit or miss type of gadget. 10/19/2012
Rated 1 out of 5★ by NEVER BUY THIS PHONE!!!!! i have had this phone for less than 2 months. it's shuts off on it's own. every single app on it crashes even the phone calls crash if that's even possible. i installed an app tonight and had to restart it cause everything had crashed again and it showed that i never installed the app but the app store showed that it was installed. battery is horrible. pixels are going bad left and right. sound quality is horrible. touch responsiveness has almost completely left the phone. every part of the phone lags. way too little internal space and ram. processor is as slow as can be. i have had a lot of phones and i can honestly say this is by far the worse phone i have ever had. only reason it gets 1 star is because i HAVE to put at least 1 star to right a review. i honestly think it doesn't even deserve 0 stars 11/19/2012
Rated 4 out of 5★ by Great phone I bought this phone for my teenage daughter for Christmas this year. Since she hasn't opened the gift yet I don't know how she will like it, but I found it to be a great phone. I took everything out of the packaging so that i could charge the phone and load the $45.00 card and add some of her music from our computer. I took pictures that turned out very well, music downloaded quickly and the phone activated in minutes, sending me a text message on my cell phone. It took some time to familiarize myself, as my android is much more basic that this phone, but overall, I'm very impressed. It isn't quite as large as an Iphone, but has many of the same features and plenty of apps possibilities with google apps. I called myself, tone quality very good- no raspy annoying noise, music played beautifully with ear buds she has from her ipod. I bought her a micro sd card to enhance the storage that she can put in when she wants to. Overall, highly recommend. 12/24/2012
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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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