Virgin Mobile Reef™


Introducing the Reef from ZTE®. Finally, a smart phone that’s not afraid of the water. Virgin Mobile’s first waterproof device, Reef™ lets you capture those cannonballs up close! It combines the durability for every day life with a bright, wide angle display featuring truer colors. With a 5.0MP flash camera, a 1 GHz processor, and Android™ 4.1 Operating System running on the Nationwide Sprint® 3G Network, you will be able to do all the surfing, messaging, downloading you need with the Reef™

Available on

Key Features

  • Waterproof - The Reef is certified waterproof for IPX7 which means it is protected in water immersion for up to 30 minutes, in up to 3 feet (or 1 meter) of water


Key Features

  • Android™ 4.1 operating system
  • 4.0" touchscreen
  • Dual Cameras: Rear - 5MP with Flash & Front -1MP)


Write Your Own Review:

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

Design Type Smartphone
Form Factor Candy Bar
Height 5"
Width 2.55"
Depth 0.44"
Weight 4.59 oz
Color Black
Durability Waterproof IPX7 Immersion standard - waterproof* in <1M of water for up to 30 minutes
Display Physical Size 4"
Resolution: Width 480
Resolution: Height 800
Technology IPS
Platform OS Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Main Resolution 5 MP
Features LED Flash
Video Capture 720p
Front-Facing Resolution 1 MP BSI
Processor CPU MSM8655 1.0 GHz Krait
Battery Capacity 1650 mAh
Talk Time* Up to 9 hours
Standby Time* Up to 6.8 days
Wireless Charging No

*Actual times vary because some features & applications may use more power

Memory Internal 4GB ROM + 1GB RAM
Expandable support for up to 32 GB microSD™ card
Networks Frequencies EVDO BC1/BC10, MRD on BC1/BC10
Connectivity Bluetooth 4.0+LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot No
GPS Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Messaging Features Swype
Legal Disclaimer 1 *Virgin Reef™ meets the IPX7 standard for temporary water immersion. An IPX7 designation means the Virgin Reef™ can withstand immersion in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes or less. The Virgin Reef™ should not be used under water.
Disclaimer 2 If the device is under water, the user should remove it and dry the device before using it. In order to meet this water immersion standard the battery door and USB connector cover must be properly closed.
Disclaimer 3 If the battery door is removed or becomes loose or separated from the device after dropping, your device will not be waterproof until the battery door is closed properly.
Disclaimer 4 Do not attempt to charge the device when under water or wet as this will result in a shock hazard."
Accessory Compatibility Hearing Aid Compliance M4/T3
Text Telephone (TTY) Compatibility Yes

Support Overview

Check out the latest support materials here for your device.

Download user manuals, read FAQs, and upgrade your device's software.


Virgin Reef User Manual (English - PDF - 4.64MB)


Virgin Reef User Manual (Spanish - PDF - 2.55MB)


Software Updates

Contact Support

If you have questions about how to use ZTE mobile devices or your device needs repair services, please contact our services hotline or email for more information.
Service Hotline: 877-817-1759
Hotline Hours: Monday-Sunday 8am - 9pm (CST)
Live Chat
Email ZTE