Alltel launches LG Banter

Alltel launches LG Banter
You know, today Sprint and LG announcedthe second Rumor and expect it to be available starting this Sunday,March 15th. However, if you are eager to test it out today, we have asurprise for you - go to your local Alltel store and ask the nicepeople inside about the LG Banter. This is the Alltel version of theRumor 2 (same features but slightly different design), coming as a replacement of the Scoop(which is identical to the first Rumor). It is already on the Alltelsite and we're told it will be available for purchase in stores today.Currently there is no info about its pricing, but the Rumor 2 will be$50 after rebates and a contract, so this one shouldn't brake the bankas well.

Thanks to our reader Kellyman for tipping us on this!

source: Alltel

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1. westbank504

Posts: 39; Member since: Jan 23, 2009

lol @ the banter

2. bng

Posts: 107; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

is this also for Verizon customers since Verizon owns Alltel?

3. insider80

Posts: 93; Member since: Jan 26, 2009

no it will only be for alltel customers but verizon has plenty of phones similar to this

4. T-Money3000 unregistered

Seriously! VZW does NOT need another phone like this for a while...

5. tanders04

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

I can't name one. I guess its how you define similar to... Verizon doesn't seem to do the side slider like this though. They've got lots of flip qwertys but the only slide qwerty is the Glyde and A. that phone sucks and B. I'd say while its not a smartphone, the design of the glyde is closer to some of its smartphone cousins.

6. RollTide unregistered

Not on the alltel store where I live(internet anyway) I wish they would come out with something that replaces the Glimmer, that'd I'd like. I would still take a Glimmer that won't dial 911 over this thing. Where can I get one? haha

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