Best and Cheap Choices
July 29, 2011 - The new Motorola Triumph prepaid smartphone from Virgin Mobile USA is now available! It's priced at $299.99. Check it out on the official Virgin Mobile USA website
Video Review of the Motorola Triumph:
June 12, 2011 - New details about the Virgin Mobile pay as you go smartphone that was announced a few days ago. Have you heard of Motoblur? Well, the Android experience will not be decorated by Motoblur. This means you get Android as is. They are calling this a "true Android experience". This is sounding like a top choice in the prepaid smartphones market. Learn about
OnRecycle at www.onrecycle.co.uk.
June 9, 2011 - Add another prepaid smartphone. Virgin Mobile has just announced their first Motorola smartphone for their no contract pay as you go service. No exact release date but we have a few details. This prepaid smartphone is the Motorola Triumph. Here is a breakdown of the specs:
- Price - $25 per month with 300 voice minutes or unlimited voice is $60 per month
- Release date - Summer 2011
- 1 GHz Snapdragon processor
- 4.1-inch WVGA display
- 800 x 400 pixel resolution
- Android 2.2
- 2GB storage
- 512MG RAM
- 5 megapixel camera
- 1400 mAh battery
- 143g (5.04 ounces)
- 4.8” x 2.5” x 0.4”
- HD Video capture (720p)
We will have more detail coming up! Read a mini review by PCMag.com.
May 14, 2011 - If you've been holding off shopping pay as you go smartphones, now may be the time to do it! Boost Mobile now has the Samsung Galaxy Prevail smartphone. You may have a hard time beating this deal! It's an entry level smartphone, but it's certainly a fully functional smartphone with Android 2.2 operating system. You will pay $179.99 for a no contract smartphone and pay $50 per month for unlimited voice, text and data. Don't worry about the $50 because for every 6 on time payments you make, you lower your monthly payment by $5. So after 18 on time payments, you would be paying $35 per month! Check out Boost Mobile.
Best of the Prepaid Smartphones?
Samsung Galaxy Prevail
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April 12, 2011 - Big news for prepaid smartphones! AT&T will be launching their first ever prepaid smartphone! We are excited to hear this because once the big carriers start with prepaid smartphones, we know it's going to push the prepaid smartphone market. We expect even more prepaid smartphones in mid to late 2011. We will post full details on the new AT&T pay as you go smartphones later today.
March 3, 2011 - With the iPhone being perhaps the most desirable or at least near the top of smartphones ratings, what are the chances of a prepaid smartphone? It's something we've often thought about or rather dreamed about. It turns out that just this week there was some ramblings or interesting quotes from Apple about the possibility of a pay as you go iPhone. Check out our new Prepaid iPhone page. We think it's going to be a reality this upcoming holiday 2011 season. Just a hunch on our part but after reading the recent comments from Apple you might be in agreement with us.
January 15, 2011 - We've updated our current prepaid smartphones listings. There are a few more options for you now compared to the past few months and we expect 2011 to be a great year for more prepaid smartphones. As new smartphones hit the prepaid carriers like Cricket and Boost Mobile, we'll keep our listings updated for you.
Are you going to find really cheap prepaid data plans? Not really and that's just the reality right now as we hit January 2011. Prepaid smartphones are great for sure, but getting great deals isn't the same as straight up prepaid cell phone. Prepaid data plans which include the option of smartphones is something we expect to see grow in the USA in 2011.
Best Deals for Cheap Prepaid Smartphones:
(current as of Jan 16, 2011)
Blackberry Curve 8330 (Boost Mobile) - $159.99 [JR.com
Sanyo Zio - $139.99 [Cricket]
Blackberry Curve 8530 - $199.00 [Boost Mobile]
LG Optimus M - $199.00 [MetroPCS]
October 17, 2010 - Coming October 18, 2010, T-Mobile is joining the prepaid smartphone market full force. As predicted, once a few of the carriers started prepaid smartphones, the rest would follow. The available smartphones available from T-Mobile is decent and you can check them out here. Here is a breakdown of what T-Mobile is offering:
- $70/month Unlimited Talk and Text with 2 GB of Data
- $50/month Unlimited Talk and Text with 100 MB of Data
- $30/month 1,500 Talk and Text with 30 MB of Data
September 2, 2010 - So things were a little quiet on the prepaid smartphone front during the summer. However there is some really great news! You can add another big name to the prepaid smartphones list!