Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy S 3 in June

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that both carriers will soon offer the 4G LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy S 3. Pricing and exact timing will be announced by the respective providers in short order however we expect each to release the smartphone in June. Specifications for the ...

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Zact enters the no-contract fray with custom-built plans

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T-Mobile, AT&T, and pretty much every other no-contract carrier have at least one more wireless provider to keep an eye on.  The carrier is called Zact and it aims to make things easier and/or provide more options than the other guys. Zact, offers a pair of entry-level Android handsets at ...

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Consumer Cellular adds LG 930 and Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate to Android portfolio

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The no-contract carrier gives the over-50 crowd a pair of new Androids.

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Cricket intros new family plan discount

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Prepaid wireless carrier Cricket today announced a discount for the $50 family plan. Essentially, the plan sees a $10 savings from the $50 plan when customers activate two lines of service. For the money subscribers receive 1GB data on top of the unlimited talk and texting as well as access to ...

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MetroPCS now offering Huawei Premia 4G

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Huawei and MetroPCS have today announced the Huawei Premia 4G, a $150 Android 4.0 experience. While it might gets knocks for running an older version of Android, the price point and no-contract availability should be enough to sway new smartphone buyers. Hardware details include a 4.0-inch ...

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Sprint reportedly to offer branded prepaid service in late January

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Sprint will begin offering its own branded prepaid service in late January, according to a new Android Police report. Set to go live on January 25, ‘Sprint as You Go’ will launch with a pair of basic phones and a pair of smartphones ( LG Optimus Elite and Samsung Victory). Pricing ...

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AT&T intros new prepaid smartphone plan, $99 Fusion 2 Android handset

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AT&T today unveiled a new GoPhone smartphone plan set to take effect on October 7 which saves $10 per month over the previous option.  Called the Monthly Unlimited Plan with Data, it gives subscribers 1GB data in addition to unlimited talking and texting. AT&T indicates that they will ...

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FCC brings MetroPCS’s ZTE N910 to light

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The FCC has helped to reveal an upcoming MetroPCS smartphone out of Chinese handset maker ZTE.  According to PhoneScoop, the N910 will be feature a large display, Qualcomm MSM8660 processor, 5-megapixel camera, microSD expansion, and support for MetroPCS’s 4g LTE network.  Of course ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts new “Happy Accidents” campaign [VIDEO]

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Aww man, you just got that phone?  That’s too bad, because Virgin Mobile has a really great plan and an increasingly better selection of Android devices.  Dude, that sucks. Virgin Mobile has launched a new ad campaign, “Happy Accidents” which hits television and Internet ...

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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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Virgin Mobile launching the HTC One V within two weeks?

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The HTC One V has been around for a long time, and it was scheduled to be launched in USA this summer, and we heard that all three regional carriers will be getting it, including Virgin Mobile. Now, Droid-Dog is reporting that Virgin Mobile will start selling the device in the next two weeks, ...

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