POLL: Would you consider a prepaid Android smartphone?

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The last 24 ours have seen a number of prepaid smartphone announcements from a handful of carriers.  If you are a T-Mobile, Virgin, or Boost Mobile subscriber then you’ll have a new option in the near future.  This got us to wondering – how many of you would consider a prepaid ...

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T-Mobile Concord joins carrier’s prepaid roster

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T-Mobile today announced that they’ve added another Android-based smartphone to their prepaid lineup.  Called the T-Mobile Concord, it’s a manufactured by ZTE and features 3G connectivity.  We’re not sure the user-base is going to mind, considering the $99 price point and ...

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Boost adds Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Galaxy Rush to lineup

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Boost Mobile has announced a pair of Android-powered smartphones from Samsung, both of which are due in September.  Each is a little different from the next and offers something unique to their pre-paid subscriber base.  Generally speaking, one could consider these two to be on the opposite end ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts Samsung Galaxy Reverb for September

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Virgin Mobile has added another Android smartphone to their no-contract roster, announcing the Samsung Galaxy Reverb.  Due in September, the handset is a mid-range model with a somewhat reasonable $250 sticker. Details for the Galaxy Reverb include a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.4GHz processor, ...

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U.S. Cellular bows trio of new prepaid options

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U.S. Cellular today announced three new prepaid voice, text, and data plans for subscribers which go into effect immediately.  Available for a select number of Android models, the no-contract options range between $35/month to $65 per month.  Each comes with its own allowance of minutes and ...

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Virgin Mobile USA now offering $149 LG Optimus Elite

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The no-contract carrier debuts the successor to their Optimus V.

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Boost Mobile to offer Android 4.0-powered Evo Design 4G

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The no-contract carrier is set to offer an Ice Cream Sandwich experience in the mid-range HTC handset.

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Virgin Mobile adds $99 Venture to Android lineup

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Virgin Mobile has begun taking preorders for their next Android handset, the Gingerbread-powered (PCD) Venture, with expected shipping to begin March 15.  At $99 it’s pretty much all the Android you might hope to see out of a no-contract carrier, if not a little more.  Hardware is a blend ...

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Boost Mobile announces their first Android for under $100 – Samsung Replenish

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Boost Mobile today announced that they will be offering the Samsung Replenish starting tomorrow with a super-appealing price tag.  Bowing as the first Android smartphone on the carrier’s network for less than $100, the handset helps bolster the no-contract lineup with a low-cost ...

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Cricket Announces $179.99 Samsung Transfix

Cricket Communications has announced their next Android endeavor today, the Android 2.3-powered Samsung Transfix. Available immediately for $179.99, the phone features an 800MHz processor, 3.2-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and a full sliding QWERTY keyboard. Cricket seems to really be ...

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AT&T Adds ZTE Avail to GoPhone Roster

AT&T, doubling the size of their Android-based GoPhone offerings overnight, has announced the upcoming availability of the ZTE Avail.  Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring a 3.5-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, the Avail should make for a low-cost step up from the LG Thrive. ...

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4G LTE-Ready LG Esteem Spied for MetroPCS

A new LG handset had been uncovered for MetroPCS which looks to bring a bit of high-end class to the no-contract carrier.  Specifications for the yet-announced LG Esteem include a 4.3-inch LCD display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and a 5-megapixel (720p HD video) ...

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U.S. Cellular Adds HTC Merge, Samsung Gem to Prepaid Roster

U.S. Cellular has added a pair of Android smart phones to their prepaid lineup today in the form of the HTC Merge and Samsung Gem. These two join another pair of Android handsets, LG Optimus U and LG Apex, as no-contract options for customers looking for Android power without long-term ...

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Verizon Considers Expanding Prepaid Offering to Additional Markets

Facing increased competition from Sprint and MetroPCS, Verizon Wireless is considering expanding their $50 unlimited prepaid plan to additional markets.  Currently being offered in Florida and California as Unleashed, the trial is said to have gone “very, very well” for Verizon. ...

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AT&T GoPhone Announces $50 Unlimited Talk, Text & Web Plan

AT&T has announced a new pre-paid option for GoPhone customers today in the $50 Unlimited Talk, Text, & Web Plan.  The bundle goes into effect on June 26th and includes unlimited text and IM to Mexico, Canada and another 100 additional countries.  Existing customers will be eligible to ...

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