Boost Mobile debuts 5.7-inch Boost MAX

The $300 device is the no-contract carrier’s first crack at the so-called phablet form factor

boost_max_backBoost Mobile on Tuesday introduced its first plus-sized smartphone, the 5.7-inch Boost MAX. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the handset features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, and 4G LTE support. Additionally, the device offers 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, Bluetooth 4.0, Dolby Digital Plus audio technology, and a 3200mAh battery.

The Boost MAX retails for $299.99 and can be paired with the carrier’s $55 Monthly Unlimited Plan with Shrinking Payments. For every six on-time payments (consecutive or not), the rate plan drops by $5; ultimately, it results in a $40 plan. Included in the plan is unlimited talk, text, and 2.5GB data.

Boost Max is available now at Boost Mobile’s exclusive retail stores, select independent wireless dealer locations nationwide and at with free shipping.

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