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LG Thrive: AT&T’s First Prepaid Smartphone Launched

Written on April 14, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Meet AT&T’s first Android-powered smartphone, to be available as part of the telecommunications company’s GoPhone prepaid service.

LG Thrive features a 3.2-inch 320×480 touch screen, a 600MHz processor, and a 3.2-megapixel camera with auto-focus. The smartphone also has Wi-Fi, stereo Bluetooth and 3G support, and ships with 160MB of internal memory expandable via SD memory cards up to 32GB.

The Android 2.2 device will retail for $179.99 and is expected to hit the market April 17. The LG thrive will require a GoPhone smartphone data package, which comes in 500MB,  100MB and 10MB, for $25, $15 and $5, respectively.

Aside from the LG Thrive prepaid, AT&T will offer a postpaid version of the smartphone, called the LG Phoenix, for $49.99, that will come with a two-year service agreement requirement.

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Virgin Mobile Unleashes its Power with Samsung Intercept

Written on October 05, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Virgin Mobile is back and better than ever. Boasting an Android OS via Samsung Intercept. It comes with several Android amenities that completes your basic needs.

Virgin Mobile is back with a vengeance. It will come bundled with the Samsung Intercept – Samsung’s first Android handset. With a very reasonable price of $249 at prepaid and exclusivel release on Target in a few weeks time. The phone shows off a .2-inch capacitive touchscreen, a sliding QWERTY keypad, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and the basic Android features you will surely don’t wanna miss (shipping with Android 2.1). Virgin solemnly swears a 25 percent or more in the long-run if you pair the phone with one of its prepaid plans at $25-60 a month.

The official press release can be viewed here.

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