Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile call up LG Tribute HD

The LG phone is a great, low-cost option for the first-time smartphone buyer.

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have started off the week by offering up a new smartphone for their respective services. Starting from today, the LG Tribute HD can be purchased through each website.

Both Boost and Virgin are prepaid brands which utilize the Sprint network for coverage. Moreover, the LG Tribute HD is a low-cost smartphone which gives customers enough to get started in the world of Android, without breaking the bank in the process.

The LG Tribute HD runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and features a 5-inch display at 720 pixel resolution. Powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 212), the handset includes 1.5GB RAM and 16GB internal storage.

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Other specifications for the LG Tribute HD include a rear 8-megapixel camera, front-facing 5-megapixel shooter, and 2,100mAh battery. All are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of what’s available today, but it helps to keep the cost in line.

Boost Mobile sells the Tribute HD for $80 while Virgin Mobile offers it for $99. Prepaid service

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