This week the folks at Virgin Mobile have let it be known that they're bringing the LG Optimus F3 to their ranks, complete with the full 2013 LG suite of software features. Inside there's a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and up above a 4-inch IPS LCD display, covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for reinforced scratch resistance.
All eyes may be on the "iPhone 5S" but that hasn't stopped Apple's iPhone 5 from spreading, with Virgin Mobile USA the latest network to add it to its range. The iOS smartphone will hit the no-contract carrier on Friday, June 28, priced from $549.99; while that might seem considerably more than you'd pay at, say, AT&T or Verizon for the 16GB iPhone 5, the difference is that there's no agreement to be signed.
Virgin Mobile, the prepaid carrier with a name that makes teenagers giggle and price tags attractive to anyone on a budget, has rolled out a $100 rebate aimed at T-Mobile customers willing to convert and have their brain "retrained." The rebate only applies to those who are switching over from a T-Mobile account, with the $100 being credit towards an Unlimited plan.
Back in September of 2012 Samsung unveiled its new mid-range smartphone called the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. If you're the sort of smartphone user that likes the idea of a mid-range Android device that's not incredibly expensive on a carrier that doesn't require a contract, the Galaxy Victory is now available on Virgin Mobile. On the contract free pre-paid carrier the phone will sell for $299.99.
Virgin Mobile has added a new prepaid Android smartphone to its lineup of devices. The new Android device is called the Kyocera Event and it is available for $79.99. The new smartphone has a 3.5-inch HVGA IPS touchscreen display that has wide viewing angles and adjustable brightness.
Bell and Virgin Mobile will unlock the iPhone for those willing to pay a fairly high fee and who meet a couple of stipulations. The offer is for Canadian iPhone users, and was confirmed via two leaked memos that found their way to the tech site Mobile Syrup. The program started today, but will be "launched in a phased approach."
Virgin Mobile has announced that its customers can now get their hands on the Galaxy S II 4G, the predecessor to the wildly popular Galaxy S III smartphone. With this new addition, users can finally get 4G access on the Virgin Mobile network starting at $35 per month. This comes after repeat requests from users who asked for better phone options, as well as 4G.
If you're still rocking a flip phone and want to make the jump to a smarter category, then Virgin Mobile might have the inexpensive phone that'll help ease the transition. It today announced the PCD Chaser, costing just $79.99 without a contract commitment that can be used on the network’s unlimited $35 a month plans. The Chaser comes with a 3.2-inch screen, 800Mhz processor, and a 3-megapixel camera, all running on Android 2.3, Gingerbread.
ZTE’s phones have proved popular at the lower end of the market, and the company is launching another handset in conjunction with Virgin Media in the UK. The ZTE Kis will be available for £49.99 on Pay As You Go, offering a 3.5-inch 480x320 screen, 800Mhz processor, 256MB of RAM, 512MB of storage with a microSD card slot, and a 3.2-megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom.