Samsung, iPhone, and OnePlus are popular flagship mobiles in the US region. After these brands, We can find Blu, which sells most of the budget and mid-range mobiles compatible with US carriers. The Problem with the US mobile operators, You can’t use any unlocked mobiles in the United States. You should have carrier approved mobiles. Or else your network will not work. ZTE is famous when they started, Most of the users buy ZTE mobiles. But Nowadays, the love towards ZTE is not that much compared with the old days. But they keep producing mobiles with the latest technologies. Now they released ZTE Blade X1 5G below the $400 range. ZTE Blade X1 5G also supports both Verizon and Visible 5G.
ZTE announced that its cheapest 5G enabled phone, ZTE Blade X1 5G is now available through two Verizon MVNO Visible and Yahoo Mobile shop sites. You can get this low priced 5G enabled phone from each provider for $384 Plus taxes, the ever-low price for a 5G phone, or $16 per month if you qualify for financing.
ZTE Blade X1 New Entry in Visible 5G Compatible Mobiles
Visible has proved with its best efforts from the last year as the best-prepaid service provider for budget-conscious users. Visible offers Verizon’s reliable and widely spread network at a low fee without any usage restrictions. Along with happy iPhone users, Visible recently expanded its service to Android handsets, selecting the Samsung Galaxy S20 series in the first place.
ZTE Blade X1 is the first 5G enabled phone other than the Galaxy S20 series that Visible allowed to enjoy its fastest 5G network unlimited for a flat rate of $40 per month. Blade X1, made by ZTE, has great specs and an affordable price that you can’t believe for a 5G phone.
Specifications of ZTE Blade X1 5G Phone
Blade X1 5G is a mid-range phone with these fabulous specs:
- Dimensions: H 164mm x W 76mm x D 9.2mm
- Weight: 190 grams
- Color: Black
- Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD
- Resolution: 2340 x 1080
- Aspect Ratio:5:9
- Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 765G mobile platform Octa-Core 2.4 GHz
- Memory: 6GB RAM, 128GB storage Expandable Up to 2TB via microSD card
- Battery: 4000 mAh, non-removable Qualcomm® Quick Charge 3.0
- Rear Camera: 48MP + 8MP +2MP +2MP
- Front Camera: 16MP
- Port: USB-C
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, CAT 16, LTE B2/4/5/12/13/66
- Sensors: Fingerprint Accelerometer Gyro Light + Proximity NFC for Google Pay
- Software: Android 10
- It does not support Verizon’s 5G mmWave/Ultra-wideband network
Visible offer this mid-range 5G enabled phone for as low as $384 or $16 per month if you qualify for financing. The ever-low price for a 5G enabled phone as earlier is TCL 10 5G UW for $400.
Promotional Offers from Visible
If you switch to Visible from an eligible carrier, Visible offers you something more that you cannot pass up. Visible offer a $150 prepaid Mastercard Virtual Account. For this Mastercard eligibility, you must remain with Visible for at least two months.
Along with a $150 Mastercard account, Visible offers a free Amazon Fire TV Stick worth up to $40. You can redeem the Amazon Fire TV Stick as you activate your Visible service.
ZTE Blade X1 5G doesn’t Support Verizon mmWave Spectrum
Significantly, Blade X1 doesn’t have any mmWave antenna, which means you cannot connect with Verizon Ultra-Wideband 5G network. Being a Visible 5G compatible handset, Blade X1 can use the Verizon Nationwide 5G network for unlimited calls, text, and a bit slower internet. So, you will be using the 5G technology at enhanced 4G speed.
The prices of 5G enabled handsets were very high in last years, but with more competition, prices are coming down. You recently got the low-priced 5G phone TCL 10 5G UW only for $400. Now ZTE put its share in this competition and introduced ever-low priced 5G enabled phone Blade X1 5G as low as $384, which is available for sale through Visible and yahoo mobile, MVNO of Verizon. It is another good gesture of Visible to allow another Android handset to enjoy its unlimited everything. As Blade X1 doesn’t support mmWave spectrum, you cannot use the Verizon Ultra-wideband network; instead, you can use Verizon’s nationwide 5G network that is a bit slower but widely available. Do tell us in the comments if you are using Visible service on Blade X1.
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