AT&T announced their first smart phone for their pre-paid GoPhone customers today in the LG Thrive.  Powered by Android 2.2, the Thrive features a 3.2-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and a 600MHz processor.  Other details include 160MB memory w/ microSD expansion storage (up to 32GB), and support for Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth.

The quad-band GSM / Tri-band 3G (world capable) smart phone isn’t exactly the powerhouse that many of our readers looking for, but it’s a perfect entry point for people looking to avoid long term commitments. The Thrive goes on sale April 17th with a $179.99 price tag and can be paired up with one of three data options.

  • $25 for 500MB/month NEW
  • $5 for 10MB/month
  • $15 for 100MB
Note: Select outbound links may include affiliate tracking codes and AndroidGuys may receive compensation for purchases. Read our policy. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.


  1. Virgin still smacks this down with the LG Optimus V at $25/mo for unlimited text, web/data and 300-min voice. Nice to see AT&T kind of coming around for those of us who don’t want a contract. I’m still shocked at how much I’m enjoying my Optimus V and haven’t hit any dead spots using the Sprint network.

    Thanks Virign for being ahead of the curve on prepaid! :)

Comments are closed.