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Virgin Mobile's Samsung Intercept will get its dose of Froyo around March 25th

0. phoneArena posted on 22 Feb 2011, 20:03

We’ve already seen Sprint’s version get its tasty dessert update, but now Virgin Mobile’s Samsung Intercept appears to be on course of getting its new makeover as well. In fact, Virgin’s Twitter account recently...

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posted on 22 Feb 2011, 20:08 2

1. BaiGanyo (Posts: 308; Member since: 07 Feb 2011)

Good to see the prepaid variety not getting totally forgotten and left behind. Bravo Sprint.

posted on 23 Feb 2011, 01:02

2. Anonymous1 (unregistered)

This is awesome. My girlfriend has Virgin Mobile (We live in the Tri-State/Northern New Jersey Area) and despite some lag issues, the intercept is an awesome phone for the price. If Virgin Mobile gets a Galaxy S type phone with similar specs, I'm jumping ship to them. I don't even care about dual core goodness right now.

posted on 28 Feb 2011, 12:42

3. Wadya (unregistered)

There is new update on virginmobileus twitter account:

@islandboy4lyfe Yes – the update will be coming this Spring – stay tuned for more specific details.
10:33 AM Feb 8th via web in reply to islandboy4lyfe
Check –http://twitter.com/virginmobileus – to see it with your own eyes. Looks like all Forums missed the latest twitter update.

posted on 28 Feb 2011, 12:44

4. Wadya (unregistered)

Latest tweet from Virgin Mobile USA regarding Samsung Intercept Froyo upgrade:

We know you have been asking for specifics on when VM will be getting the update to Android Froyo 2.2....it will be available about 3/25.

virginmobileus on twitter.com

posted on 20 Mar 2011, 08:41

5. Wadya (unregistered)

Add 320 x 480 screen to Intercept. Add Front Facing Web Camera to Intercept. Then it becomes Samsung Transform. Also, Add 1 Ghz processor to Intercept. Add Super AMOLED screen to Intercept. Then it becomes Samsung Epic. Come Oct 2011, we will see many more improved Android smart phones on Virgin Mobile USA. Finally, it is not the phone hardware that makes phone great (except for games, video chat). It is the phone software, Apps, Data Service that makes phone great. With 25 USD Unlimited SMS (Text) / MMS / Data - Android phones on Virgin Mobile USA are going to rule for a long time. Sooner or later, People will realize that they are paying extra for same SMS / MMS / Data services to other phone carriers in USA. They will come to Virgin Mobile USA to save money on the phone operating costs.

posted on 19 Apr 2011, 23:15

6. Wadya (unregistered)

Smart people at sdx-developers got hold of the official signed VMUSA Samsung Intercept Froyo update.zip and uploaded at:

http://forum.sdx-developers.com/intercept-development-2-2/virgin-mobile-froyo-2-2-stock-system-and-k ernel-dump/195/

How it all happened:


Easy manual update steps:



posted on 03 Jun 2011, 13:51

7. fickyicky (unregistered)

I wanna know when the intercept will get 3.0 or higher

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