boost mobile Stories April 25, 2017

Most budget phones are pretty forgettable, but one that stood out to me in 2016 was the ZTE ZMax Pro. It packed a lot for its $99 price point, and proved very successful. Now, ZTE is hoping to follow up on that with the $129 ZTE Max XL.

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boost mobile Stories August 30, 2016

ZTE Warp 7 lands at Boost Mobile with solid specs, $99 price tag

Following the launch of the ZTE ZMax Pro over on MetroPCS, ZTE is showing Boost Mobile customers some love with a new mid-range Android smartphone, the Warp 7. This device is available exclusively through Boost Mobile and is available now via its website and will be coming to stores starting September 5th.

boost mobile Stories January 19, 2016


Most Android enthusiasts have likely never hard of the Snapdragon 210. But that didn’t stop LG from putting the super-low-end chip in the Tribute 5 and selling it on Boost Mobile, Sprint’s prepaid brand. Yet, this $100 smartphone isn’t all bad and manages to integrate software and hardware features that were at one point in LG’s flagship devices…

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boost mobile Stories October 22, 2015


With the holiday season looming, retailers and manufacturers are clamoring to sell as many products as they can. That means two things: There are new products on the market, and the older ones are being heavily discounted. Whether you’re looking to snag a great former-flagship for less than retail price, or pick an entry level phone as cheaply as possible, you’re not short of options. Our roundup of today’s best deals includes a twelve dollar smartphone and the LG G Flex 2 among others…

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boost mobile Stories May 13, 2015

Sprint today announced a new stylus-equipped Android phablet option for its subscribers, starting with its Boost Mobile customers and coming soon to Sprint Prepaid and Sprint contract customers. The LG G Stylo is now available to purchase for $199 without a credit check or service contract for use with Boost Mobile plans which start $30/month ($35 without auto-renew) and include unlimited talk and text and up to 10GB of data.

LG G Stylo’s affordable price gets you a large 5.7-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass 3, Android 5.0 Lollipop for up-to-date software, an 8MP back camera and a 5MP selfie cam, plus a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 3,000mAh removable battery… expand full story

boost mobile Stories September 16, 2014


HTC’s entry-level Desire 510 is coming to Sprint on Friday, September 19th for $200 outright or $8.34 a month on the carrier’s Easy Pay program. Compatible with Sprint Spark, some of this budget-friendly smartphone’s highlights include a 4.7-inch display, a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter, Android 4.4 and support for HD voice.

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boost mobile Stories September 11, 2014

Android 4.4.4 now available for Boost Mobile’s Moto G

Sprint’s prepaid arm, Boost Mobile is now rolling out Android 4.4.4 to its version of the Moto G. As seen with other handsets, the latest flavor of Google’s mobile operating system patches some security holes related to OpenSSL, while adding the ability to pause and resume video recording.

boost mobile Stories August 27, 2014


HTC is mostly known for its high-end devices that are built with premium materials, however the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is starting to make a splash in the mid-range smartphone space. Today, the company announced the launch of the Desire 510, a new budget-friendly LTE-capable phone that’s coming to Sprint, Cricket, Virgin and Boost Mobile in the coming months.

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boost mobile Stories February 18, 2014

Verizon Moto X for 1¢ on-contract + $100 bill credit this week only, $329 unlocked

If you happened to miss out on that recent Valentine’s Day sale from Motorola, the company announced on Twitter that it’s offering the Moto X for 1 cent on contract through Verizon or $70 off unlocked. That means you can pick up the 16GB Moto X customized through Moto Maker starting at $329 off contract. The penny deal will require you to sign up to a two-year contract through Verizon, and an additional $50 on either of the deals will bump you up from the 16GB to the 32GB model.

An even better deal is available through Amazon, however, with an additional $100 bill credit for those activating a new Verizon line on-contract. You might also be able to take advantage of that bill credit through Moto Maker for devices activated on Verizon, but there’s no mention of the offer on the site. 

boost mobile Stories November 25, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S III (no-contract): $260 shipped (Reg. $400)


After we reported on Amazon offering the Moto X for just a penny on various carriers yesterday, the no-contract Samsung Galaxy S III has dropped down to $260 on pre-paid carriers Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. Regularly $400, you are saving $140 (35%) today with this deal.

As you likely know, the S III packs an 8-MP camera with HD 1080p video capture displayed on a 4.8-inch super AMOLED touchscreen. Inside you’ll get 16 GB memory + microSD expansion, Wireless-N Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0, all running on a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor. The Samsung Galaxy S III deal on Amazon through Virgin and Boost Mobile has received a 4.5+ star rating out of 5.

Virgin Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S III: $260 (Reg. $400) Boost Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S III: $260 (Reg. $400)

boost mobile Stories April 11, 2013


At an otherwise ho-hum Mobile World Congress 2013, LG tried to shake up the mid-range market a bit with the modestly-priced, but 4G-enabled, Optimus F Series. Composed of the F5 and F7 at first, with the F3 added later on (and tipped for its own launch on Sprint), the F-series basically pairs the style and affordability of the L-series (now in its second generation), with an LTE-enabled chipset, and calls it a day.

We’ve learned that Boost Mobile will be adding the highest-end model, the F7, to its LTE lineup in short order. It will be the carrier’s third LTE-capable device, following the HTC One SV and Boost/ZTE Force. Featuring a 4.7-inch, 720p display, 1.5GHz dual core processor, and eight-megapixel camera, the F7 (Boost codename: LG FX1) should prove a popular addition to the prepaid carrier’s handset portfolio.

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