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Boost Mobile gets three new Samsung models

Boost Mobile gets three new Samsung models
Boost Mobile has added two new Samsung smartphones and one featurephone to its lineup. The Samsung Galaxy S II 4G is a refreshed version of the phone that last year many were calling the best Android model ever made. The first time for the device on a non-contract carrier, the specs almost are a perfect match for the Samsung Epic 4G Touch for Sprint with the 4.5 inch screen, the dual-core 1.2GHz Exynos processor and the 1GB of RAM aboard. There is 16GB of internal storage that can be bumped up using the microSD slot and don't forget the 8MP camera on back and the 2MP front facing shooter. There is 4G connectivity via WiMAX and Android 4.0 is installed out of the box.
"Together with Samsung we continue to launch compelling device options from entry level to 4G-enabled smartphones to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Launching the award-winning Samsung Galaxy S II 4G marks a defining moment for Boost’s customers craving a portable entertainment powerhouse on a no-contract unlimited plan that shrinks to as low as $40 a month."-Andre Smith, vice president, Boost Mobile
Samsung Galaxy Rush

Samsung Galaxy Rush

Boost Mobile will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G for $369.99 starting on September 6th. Select national retail locations will also have the model in stock later next month. This sounds like a good deal along with the carrier's  Monthly Unlimited plan that starts with $55 unlimited nationwide talk, text and picture messaging, Web (2.5GB monthly at full speed), email and calls to 411. For ever 6 on-time payments, the cost drops $5 to a minimum of $40 a month. And to make it easier, the 6 on-time payments don't have to be consecutive.

Another smartphone that the plan would be useful for is the newly introduced Samsung Galaxy Rush. This is a lower-spec'd model with a 3.5 inch screen, powered by a 1GHz processor with 768MB of RAM on board. The phone features a 3MP camera on back and a 1.3MP front facing camera. Android 4.0 is installed. This model will be available late next month for $149.99.

Lastly, the Samsung Array is a featurephone that will be offered by the carrier for its $45 Talk & Text Unlimited Plan with Shrinking Payments. The Array is a slim device with a 2.4 inch LCD screen with a side-sliding QWERTY and a 2MP camera. It will be available September 4th for $59.99.

source: BoostMobile

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posted on 22 Aug 2012, 21:53

1. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

Boost. Getting some good stuff.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 23:54 2

9. CommentBoxEnforcer (Posts: 99; Member since: 13 Feb 2012)

Any sprint phone can get flashed to boost..then your bill can be as a low as 35 a month with unlimited EVERYTHING...hope sprint don't see this

posted on 06 Sep 2012, 09:46

14. Starth15 (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)

Oh Really, Those are the words I was looking for. How does a person like myself get a Sprint phone (FLASHED) to boost mobile network? YOu can email me the info. Starth15@yahoo.com. You have my full attention on this subjuect.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 22:21 1

2. stride56 (Posts: 2; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)

what about the virgin mobile Samsung stuff?

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 22:39

4. AnotherOne (Posts: 15; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)

They get the Samsung reverb !

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 22:29

3. BREvenson (Posts: 240; Member since: 17 May 2012)

Boost has really been getting noticed lately with these notable devices. First the ZTE Warp, then the EVO Design, now the GS II...prepaid is getting to be a good way to go.

posted on 23 Aug 2012, 05:03

11. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)

The ZTE Warp was a dud -- great spec's on paper but a lousy device.

It is currently on sale for $179 at Walmart and few very people are even interested at this price.

Also, the Evo Design isn't doing that well. Despite the $299 price, it was discounted at 20% off for the back to school sale and is currently 15% off as of this post.

posted on 23 Aug 2012, 12:27

13. BREvenson (Posts: 240; Member since: 17 May 2012)

The Warp did have good specs, you're right about that...but the fact that ZTE is not seen as a big name manufacturer (like Samsung, LG and Motorola) did hold it back. I was working at Radio Shack when the phone came out, and demand was moderate. Nowhere near as much as when the Galaxy S II or the iPhone 4S came out, but enough to justify it as a popular device on prepaid.

As for the Design, that one was a dud on Sprint, putting it on prepaid was the best option. The upside to that device was it came preloaded with ICS, while the Sprint EVO Design hadn't even gotten its update from Gingerbread at the time. Basically, prepaid won't be a glamorous and as highly revered as postpaid (contract), but at least consumers are getting more choices and better quality than they have ever had.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 22:39

5. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

Hopefully it won't have the same Sprint branding that the EVO V 4G had lol

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 23:14

6. Roomaku (Posts: 278; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)

Sprint should let Boost and Virgin use the full network

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 23:36 1

7. ngo2dd (Posts: 896; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)

They do use the full sprint network. It is just sprint people can roam off VZW. The prepaid can not.

posted on 22 Aug 2012, 23:39

8. stride56 (Posts: 2; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)

virgin mobile only gets the galaxy reverb

posted on 23 Aug 2012, 04:58

10. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)

I sent a photo to PA where is shows Samsung Galaxy S2 for tmobile / Walmart family plan for $299. This is the 4.5" screen just like the one on Boost, and it makes you wonder why Boost is charging $70 more for a similar spec'd phone.

posted on 23 Aug 2012, 11:26

12. BSTManCMc (Posts: 16; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)

Finally the S2, love the idea of havng this phone but the pricing is all wrong.

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