SoftBank, the owner of Sprint, is reportedly working on acquiring T-Mobile in 2014. Sprint owns the pre-paid wireless companies Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. Now there is a new rumor that Sprint will be combining Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile to create a single service called “Sprint Freedom.”
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Virgin Mobile has announced a new 3G smartphone called the Virgin Mobile Awe. The Awe will be available for $99.99 and it is manufactured by ZTE. The Awe is powered by Android 4.1, a 4-inch touch screen, and a 1.2GHz processor. The Awe has a 1,650mAh battery that offers a talk time of 11.2 hours. The Awe also has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera that can record 720p video. It also has 1GB of RAM, 4GB of ROM, Bluetooth v4.0, and expandable memory of up to 32GB.
Virgin Mobile has started selling the ZTE Reef for a price of $149.99 without a contract. This phone can be used on the Beyond Talk plan, which costs around $35 per month with unlimited data and texting. The ZTE Reef has a 4-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1-megapixel front-facing camera, a 1GHz single core processor, 9 hours of talk time, a 3G connection, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, and microSD card slot. The ZTE Reef can be used in 3 feet underwater for over 30 minutes.
[Source: The Droid Guy]
The LG Optimus F3 has now arrived on Virgin Mobile, according to UberGizmo. It costs only $179.99 if you set up a Beyond Talk monthly no-contract plan for unlimited data and message from $35 each month. The LG Optimus F3 supports 4G LTE networks, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, an LED Home Button, a 2,460 mAh battery, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a front-facing camera, and a 4″ IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2.
Virgin Mobile is now selling the Samsung Galaxy II 4G smartphone. This phone is the predecessor to the Galaxy S III smartphone. 4G access on the Virgin Mobile network will start at $35 per month. The Galaxy S II 4G smartphone will be available in the colors titanium and white.
Three major U.S. telecommunications companies started selling the iPhone 5 on September 21st. The prepaid carrier Cricket and several other regional carriers started selling the iPhone 5 on September 28th. Sprint subsidiary Virgin Mobile has been quiet about what they were planning on doing for the iPhone 5 though.
Brad Pitt has been a Hollywood star for around 25 years. Many people do not know that he has a brother named Doug, who is now the spokesman for Virgin Mobile. Doug runs a family computer business in southwest Missouri. Doug is passionate about philanthropy.
I have been paying over $100 per month to use my iPhone on AT&T. Fortunately my contract expires this month and I have just heard that Virgin Mobile will be the second prepaid operator to sell the iPhone to customers. Virgin Mobile USA will be offering iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S customers unlimited data, unlimited messaging, and 300 anytime minutes for only $30 per month. I may just sell my iPhone 4 on eBay, buy the iPhone 4S, and then sign up with Virgin. It’s always great to save a few bucks here and there without having to downgrade much.
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