Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile adds Samsung Galaxy J7, LG and Kyocera phones

Boost Mobile adds Samsung Galaxy J7, LG and Kyocera phones

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are adding a trio of new smartphones, giving prepaid customers more options for no-contract plans. Chief among the new models is the Samsung Galaxy J7, a phone that resembles the other Galaxy devices Samsung has released. Joining it is the LG G Stylo 2, an update to the original phone by the same name. Lowest (and cheapest) on the list is the new Kyocera Hydro REACH, a waterproof smartphone that can be used while wet.

Continue Reading

Galaxy S7 for Virgin, Boost Mobile release details confirmed

Galaxy S7 for Virgin, Boost Mobile release details confirmed

Details about the Samsung Galaxy S7 launch on Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile have been confirmed. We'd already heard that Samsung's latest smartphone would be arriving at Boost Mobile on March 11, and per Monday's announcement, that it'll be launching at Virgin Mobile USA on March 18. Now pricing has been confirmed, as well: customers will be shelling out $649.99 USD for the Black Onyx Galaxy S7 at either carrier, doing so to use it with no-contract monthly plans.

Continue Reading

Boost Max+ by ZTE lands on Boost Mobile packing 5.7-inch screen

Boost Max+ by ZTE lands on Boost Mobile packing 5.7-inch screen

Boost Mobile has a new smartphone that has launched for no contract fans to choose from. The smartphone is called the Boost Max+ by ZTE and it brings a big screen smartphone to the mix packing a 5.7-inch HD IPS screen. That big screen is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass to prevent cracks and scratches during drops and normal use.

Continue Reading

Boost Mobile launches no-contract WiFi mobile hotspot

Boost Mobile launches no-contract WiFi mobile hotspot

The 3rd-party brands are bringing heat this week - right in the face of companies like T-Mobile USA, Boost Mobile is bringing no-contract WiFi Hotspot plans starting at $25 a month. Of course these plans aren't all that beefy. For $25 a month you're going to get 1.5GB - that'll probably last you a few days, maybe. Those users looking for higher amounts of data can go with a 50-dollar a month plan for 10GB of data - that's excluding taxes and surcharges. These plans are for low data, on-the-go users.

Continue Reading

Boost Mobile reveals Cuba-friendly prepaid plan

Boost Mobile reveals Cuba-friendly prepaid plan

The US and Cuba have opened political relations, and many companies have turned their sights on the long-isolated nation. Boost Mobile is now counted among them, with the prepaid carrier announcing a new calling plan for (some) of its US-based subscribers who want to make calls home to their friends and family in Cuba. It's not the cheapest wireless plan out there, and it is thus far limited only to Boost Mobile subscribers located in Miami, but it does open up an option to those who need it.

Continue Reading

Want to unlock your phone? Here’s what you need to know

Want to unlock your phone? Here’s what you need to know

Good news, smartphone users: today, unlocking your device via your carrier just got a whole lot easier. A new set of rules set forth by the CTIA (the governing body for carriers) sets today as the deadline for carriers to unlock phones at the behest of their customers. For most, that means you can walk into your carrier store and ask that your device be unlocked for service elsewhere. Still, your path for doing so might be a touch windy, so we’ll clarify things for you!

Continue Reading

ZTE Warp Sync brings the mid-range to Boost Mobile

ZTE Warp Sync brings the mid-range to Boost Mobile

ZTE's newest smartphone is a budget-centric offering boasting mid-range specs, not the least of which is a 5-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass. The phone is launching through Boost Mobile in the United States, being priced at $180 USD. The phone's availability kicked off today.

Continue Reading

LG Volt aims to take on Moto G in budget arena

LG Volt aims to take on Moto G in budget arena

In an effort to rule - once again - the arena of lower-end smartphones in the United States, LG has revealed the LG Volt. This device will be rolling out with a (relatively large for a lesser-smartphone) 4.7-inch IPD display covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. This device will also be delivered with an 8-megapixel camera at its back.

Continue Reading

iPhone 5s and 5c Boost Mobile pricing unveiled ahead of launch

iPhone 5s and 5c Boost Mobile pricing unveiled ahead of launch

The iPhone 5s (and to a degree, the iPhone 5c) is still a hot item, even if the newly launched iPad Air is currently getting all the attention. For those who want to grab one of the new iPhones but don't want to take on the financial burden on a big-four carrier contract, the smartphone is arriving at another prepaid budget wireless carrier -- Boost Mobile. Though there's still a week of waiting left, the pricing has been announced.

Continue Reading

Samsung Galaxy Prevail II aims to change definition of “entry level”

Samsung Galaxy Prevail II aims to change definition of “entry level”

With the wide spread of the Samsung device family resulting from the sustained success of the Samsung Galaxy smartphone line comes devices like the Galaxy Prevail II. This device is being offered for under $200 in the United States without a contract with the mobile data carrier Boost Mobile, and it's doing so with specifications that aren't half bad. While the LG-made Google Nexus 4 brought on the sub-$300 off-contract smartphone to the masses with decent hardware, here Samsung does something extremely similar.

Continue Reading

Kyocera Hydro Edge now available from Boost Mobile and Sprint

Kyocera Hydro Edge now available from Boost Mobile and Sprint

We got our hands on the Kyocera Hydro Edge back in May (as well as the Hydro XTRM), with the word being at the time that it would be rolled out to the US market soon. Several weeks later, and both Boost Mobile and Sprint have announced the availability of the Hydro Edge, a waterproof handset aimed at those who want a budget handset with a bit of environment protection.

Continue Reading

Boost Mobile announces HTC One SV and Boost Force

Boost Mobile announces HTC One SV and Boost Force

Boost Mobile has announced that it will soon have new 4G LTE smartphones for users to choose from. On March 7, the company will launch the HTC One SV smartphone and the Boost Force smartphone from HTC. We previously reviewed the HTC One SV and it's a nice mid-range smartphone.

Continue Reading

1 2 3