Prepaid LTE on Boost & Virgin with Android 4 Smartphones

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Prepaid cellular providers Boost and Virgin Mobile will soon be getting 4G handsets, with help from Sprint’s network, notes Engadget.

Virgin Mobile will offer a Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE, starting today for $300. It features a 4-inch display, Android 4.0, and Mobile Hotspot which lets you share your 4G connection with up to 10 other devices. The HTC EVO V 4 ($179) includes mobile hotspot capability so you can connect up to five Wi-Fi devices, a 5MP camera with video and 3D HD imaging, and 1.3MP front-facing camera, 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen, 1GB RAM/4GB ROM, External micro SD memory card slot, HDMI and Bluetooth-capable.

Virgin Mobile’s monthly 3G/4G Broadband2Go plans can be used with these new devices. The data-centric plans start at $35 per month for unlimited data and messaging. Where 4G coverage is not available, the $35 plan keeps you connected with 2GB of 3G data. For $55/month, customers get unlimited 4G data and 5GB of 3G data.

Over on Boost, the no-contract wireless provider adds the March 7 release of the HTC One SV and Boost Force. Both Android powered smartphones will operate on the Sprint 3G and 4G LTE networks, bringing 4G LTE to Boost Mobile customers in more than 50 markets, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas and Houston, and will be available in nearly 170 additional cities in the coming months.

HTC’s One SV, and Android™ 4.0 Dual-mode 3G/4G LTE phone has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super LCD-2 touchscreen, Qualcomm™ Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 5MP camera with 1080p HD video, 1.6MP front camera with 720p video and the Boost Force, boasts a speedy 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 4-inch touchscreen and dual cameras. Both will be available on March 7th, will run you $300 and $200, respectively.

Posted by Sam Churchill on Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 11:29 am .

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