New Tracfone Smartphones – List of New Phones from Tracfone in 2017
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|List of New Tracfones in 2017|
Tracfone releases a lot of new phones every year, and it can be hard to keep track of what is new, and what has already been around for a while.
When shopping for a new phone, we all want to know which phones were recently released, as these usually have the best features.
This list will share the latest phones released by Tracfone and we will continue to update as new phones are released each month throughout 2017.
We will include brief descriptions of each new phone, and links to additional information. You can also visit our Cell Phone Reviews page for our latest reviews of new phones..
Starting in April 2017, Tracfone is no longer including Triple Minutes for Life with new phones. Learn more about this, and how it might affect you, in our recent post about the Changes to Triple Minutes for Life.
New Phones Coming in 2017
Here are some new phones from Tracfone that have not been released yet.
- iPhone SE – (limited quantities on Tracfone website)
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- Huawei Nexus 6P
- Variety of Alcatel, Samusng, LG and ZTE budget smartphones also coming soon.
We don’t know when some of these phones will be released, but will share as soon as they are. Now let’s look at the phones Tracfone has recently released.
Tracfone Latest Phones for 2017
Below are the latest phones released by Tracfone to use on their prepaid network. This list has the newest phones first, followed by older devices.
LG Rebel 2
Featuring Android 6.0.1 and a 5″ screen, the Rebel 2 has several nice upgrades over the original version, the LG Rebel, but also misses the mark in a few key areas. The Rebel 2 only has 8 GB memory (about 4 GB usable), 1 GB RAM and does not appear to include Triple Minutes for Life. It runs on CDMA networks (Verizon) and is available from several online retailers.
It is retailing through HSN.com for just $59 including 1200 minutes, which is a great deal. (last check it was sold out)
Also available on Amazon for $79 with $40 airtime card.
ZTE ZMAX Champ
The ZTE ZMAX Champ comes with a large, 5.5″ HD touchscreen, Android 6.0.1 and an 8 MP camera. It only has 8 GB memory, which may be too little for many users. The phone users CDMA networks and includes Triple MInutes for Life.
Find the ZTE ZMAX Champ on HSN.com with airtime bundle for $99
Another ZTE phone, the ZFive has a 5″ screen, Android 6.0 and 5 MP camera. It also is limited to just 8 GB memory, although there is a micro SD card slot. The ZFive uses CDMA networks and comes with Triple Minutes for Life.
Get the ZTE ZFive on HSN with minutes bundle for $79
The LG Fiesta comes with a lot of great features including a 5.5″ touchscreen, Android 7.0, 16 GB Memory, and 13 MP camera. It is a popular choice for the well rounded list of features it includes, except for a lack of Triple Minutes for Life. There are two versions available, one uses CDMA networks and the other GSM.
Read our review of the LG Fiesta to learn more and find where to buy it.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro
Another good option, the Sky Pro comes with a 5.5″ screen, Android 7.0, 16 GB memory and 2 GB RAM. It is a popular choice despite not including triple minutes. The Sky Pro uses CDMA networks and there are two other versions with smaller screens and different specs also available; the Galaxy J3 Sky and Galaxy Luna.
Learn more about the Samsung Galaxy Sky Pro including where to buy.
Alcatel OneTouch Pixi Bond LTE
Released at the end of 2016 or early 2017, the Pixi Bond has a 4.5″ screen, Android 5.1, 8 GB Internal Memory, 1.1Ghz Quad-core processor and 5 MP rear camera. The Bond is only capable of 3G LTE speeds.
It is a very basic smartphone, but comes at an inexpensive price of $30 on the Tracfone website.
Alcatel OneTouch Pixi Avion LTE
Released at the end of 2016 or early 2017, the Avion has almost identical specs compared to the Pixi Bond (listed above), but comes with 4G LTE coverage. It has a 4.5″ screen, Android 5.1, Quad-core processor, 8 GB Memory and only 2 MP camera.
Most Alcatel phones are somewhat cheap and may not be the most durable. The Pixi Avion retails for $40 on the Tracfone website.
Alcatel Pixi Unite
The Pixi Unite was released at the end of 2016 or early 2017 and comes with a small, 4″ touchscreen, Android 6.0, 8 GB Internal Memory, 1.3Ghz Quad core processor and 2 MP camera. The Unite is capable of 4G LTE speeds and has a Micro SD card slot.
With the newer Android OS and Micro SD slot, the Pixi Unite is a good value at just $30 on the Tracfone website.
That’s it for the latest phones, we will continue to add new phones as they are released. Let us know if you see a new phone that isn’t on our list!
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(Last Updated – August 2017)