October 28, 2020

First Yahoo Mobile Smartphone is Big on Flash with an Enticing Price

The vibrant ZTE Blade A3Y is Yahoo Mobile’s first-ever exclusive access smartphone.

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ZTE Blade A3Y Yahoo Mobile

The new purple ZTE Blade A3Y phone combines Yahoo Mobile’s unlimited phone service with native Yahoo apps delivering an improved Yahoo Mobile experience and colorful personality. The Blade A3Y is available beginning October 29 at the introductory price of just $49.99 at Yahoo! Mobile.

“Yahoo Mobile made the perfect color choice with their first smartphone exclusive. The purple Blade A3Y phone is bold and lively, and that is exactly what Yahoo Mobile brings to the U.S. market with their fresh personality and approach,” said Brad Li, CEO of ZTE USA. “Together we are filling a void by providing devices that empower underserved communities and individuals to connect and rise above current limitations.”  

One Stop for News, Sports, Finance, Email and More

The native Yahoo apps deliver the best experience and connectivity wherever you go. Pre-installed Yahoo apps take up less device storage and are optimized for speed.

  • Ad-free Email: Yahoo Mail Pro available in 46 languages
  • Comprehensive News: Yahoo News
  • Live Sports: Yahoo Sports with “Watch Together”
  • Live Markets: Yahoo Finance
  • Weather Updates: Yahoo Weather
  • Unlimited Hotspots: Mobile hotspots free with purchase

Built for Ease of Use

A large 5.45-inch 720 HD display, rear-fingerprint sensor, and Face Unlock deliver physical conveniences and security. Accessing, creating, and sharing content is smooth thanks to the Android 10 operating system, 2660 mAh battery, 8MP dual-flash camera, 2GB RAM, and 32GB ROM expandable up to 2TB via microSD card.

Simple Up-Front Unlimited Service Plan

Enjoy unlimited talk, text, and data,* unlimited mobile hotspot,** and 24/7 customer support all for just $39.99, with no annual contract.

Consumers who want to join Yahoo Mobile but do not have a compatible phone, can qualify for the ZTE Blady A3Y for free. Check out yahoomobile.com/swap for more information.

*In times of traffic, your data may be temporarily slower than other traffic
**Connect 1 device at a time at up to 5Mbps

ZTE Blade A3Y Specifications

Dimensions: 146 x 71 x 9.7 mm
Weight: 162g

Display: 5.45” TFT HD+
Screen to Body Ratio: 18:9
Resolution: 1440 x 720 px

Battery: 2660 mAh Removable

Rear Camera: 8MP
Video: 1080p FHD (30fps)

Front Camera: 5MP 
Video: 720 pm HD (30fps)

Chipset: MT6761 Quad-Core 2.0GHz

Operating System: Android 10

Memory: 2GB RAM, 32GB ROM
Expandable up to 2TB via microSD card

Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Light + Proximity

Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Bluetooth 4.2
USB Type-C

2-mic Noise Suppression
3.5mm headphone jack

LTE: B2/4/5/12/13
UMTS: Quad

IMS Services:
VoLTE + HD Voice
Wi-Fi Calling


ZTE USA headquartered in Richardson, Texas, has delivered more than 100 million mobile devices to U.S. consumers since it was founded in 1998. Aiming to create a more hopeful and optimistic future that is shared by all, ZTE USA empowers communities to connect. Through connection, individuals can rise above current limitations, and it is ZTE USA’s mission to help them do so through every facet of the company.

ZTE USA is backed by 22 years of experience manufacturing mobile devices that pass the most stringent security and quality control standards, and boast some of the industry’s lowest return rates.

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