Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile call on Spark-ready LG Volt

Both Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile have added a tri-band 4G LTE smartphone to their respective rosters today; both now sell the LG Volt. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the Volt features a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The back offers an 8-megapixel rear camera while the front houses a 1.2-megapixel shooter. Other hardware includes Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, and a 3000mAh battery.

In terms of software, the LG Volt includes a host of custom apps and features such as QSlide Function 2.0, QuickMemo, Knock Code, and Quick Remote.

Virgin Mobile offers a white version of the LG Volt while Boost Mobile carries a blue version. Both sell the handset for $179.99 immediately.

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