LG Rumor 2 to Virgin Mobile USA, Jitterbug dances to Verizon
A contest being run by Virgin Mobile USA gives away some clues to the new handset coming to the carrier. The contest is called the Twitter Rumors Giveaway. The next line in the contest rules says "Twitter Rumor2 Giuveaway Description". The kicker is in the fine print where it is revealed that one of the prizes is a Virgin Mobile Rumor2 handset. Yes, the LG Rumor2, currently part of the lineup at Sprint, is heading to Virgin Mobile USA. It's not a big jump because after all, the pin-dropping network is acquiring the other carrier. Date of availability and price are unknown. There's not even a rumor.
LG Rumor2 Review
source: EngadgetMobile (Jitterbug), Virgin Mobile USA via EngadgetMobile (LG Rumor2)
1. Fan_of_Fanboys (Posts: 101; Member since: 13 Nov 2008)
The jitterbug phone? And people say VZW does not have great phones!
4. K3N422 (Posts: 10; Member since: 25 Jun 2009)
it also looks like this will be exclusive to RadioShack.
3. lester (Posts: 1; Member since: 30 Aug 2009)
Virgin will probably start handing this phone out to people who qualify for welfare! Virgin seem to be giving everything away to welfare these days. I use virgin mobile and recently heard about some $10 120 minute deal, but then a friend then told me its only avaliable to people who qualify for welfare. awesome deal, wish it was avaliable to other low income people, like students! Now everyone will think i’m a “welfare” qualifier when i pull my virgin phone out my pocket. They’ve attached an old cardboard sign to all virgin customers necks! I’m pissed off
5. Isabela C. (Posts: 8; Member since: 07 May 2010)
If you want a simple phone, I suggest you rather get the Just5 cell phone. This is not your ordinary call and text phone as it is equipped with efficient PERS features. The phone can call up to five numbers on the list and initiate a loud alarm during emergencies. My dad has this phone and I bought it for him for 80 dollars or so only. He is even getting the 10-dollar prepaid plan from Just5 without being locked in any contract.