Sprint and ZTE today announced the upcoming availability of ZTE Fury, a family-friendly Android-powered device that carries an affordable price. Beginning March 11, the ZTE Fury Android smartphone will be available for $19.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card and a new two-year service agreement (excludes taxes and surcharges) in all Sprint retail channels including www.sprint.com and 1-800-Sprint. Here is more info:
The value-priced ZTE Fury comes equipped with all the apps and functionality busy parents and their children want, including a 3.5-inch capacitive display, 5 MP camera with LED flash and 3G hotspot capabilities. The device is also compatible with Sprint's family services that give parents the tools to encourage good habits and responsible phone use. Family-ready devices like ZTE Fury give parents piece of mind with easy-to-load apps, such as:
Sprint Family Locator: Allows parents to quickly and easily locate their family members on an interactive map and to set up "safety checks" to ensure their children make it to school safely and on time. Sprint Family Locator costs $5 per month to locate up to four phones. Additional information can be found at www.sprint.com/familylocator. Sprint Mobile Controls: Gives parents the opportunity to clearly understand their child's talk, text and app use habits. The app gives parents the ability to lock their child's phone on-demand or to schedule locks - like during dinner, during school or late at night, and to browse their child's contacts and apps downloaded to the phone. Sprint Mobile Controls is available on all Sprint CDMA Android-powered smartphones for $4.99 per month, per line. Parents can sign up and learn more about Sprint Mobile Controls by visiting www.sprint.com/mobilecontrols.
Sprint Drive First: An app from Sprint that automatically locks the phone when traveling more than 10 MPH and unlocks when the car has stopped driving. The app directs incoming calls to voicemail and silences distracting alerts while driving. Sprint Drive First is available on all Sprint CDMA Android-powered smartphones for $2 per month, per line. Visit www.sprint.com/drivefirst for more information.
ZTE Fury also comes preloaded with Sprint ID, a unique feature that enables customers to have a fully personalized experience with a few simple clicks. Customers can download and switch among five self-selected ID packs filled with ringtones, wallpapers, widgets and applications that are tailored to an individual's lifestyle and interests.
Additional features of ZTE Fury include:
-3G hotspot functionality2 that allows up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices to share one network connection, an ideal solution for gatherings and travel -1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655 processor -4GB internal memory and an expandable memory slot supporting up to 32GB
ZTE Fury requires activation on a Sprint Everything Data plan for smartphones and customers can take advantage of Sprint Everything Data Family Plans with Any Mobile, Anytime starting at $129.99 per month for two lines, plus the required $10 per month, per line Premium Data add-on charge for smartphones. Additional lines (lines three to five) are $19.99 per month plus the $10 per month, per line Premium Data add-on charge for smartphones.