The Samsung Galaxy S5 is one of the most important releases of this year so it’s not surprising that it will be available on all major US carriers. When the phone was announced last week at MWC in Barcelona, it was confirmed immediately that it will arrive on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile as well as US Cellular and Metro PCS. The list doesn’t end here, though. Sprint announced that two of its pre-paid subsidiaries, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, will be carrying the newest Samsung Galaxy S5 as well.
Our suspicions about the ZTE Iconic Phablet being on its way to Boost Mobile proved to be accurate. The phablet indeed graced the carrier’s store with its presence today, under a different name, though. If you are interested in the device look for a Boost Max, as this is how the big guy is called here in the US. The Boost Max can be yours in the carrier’s retail locations and online store for $299.99. Since Boost Mobile is a pre-paid carrier, you won’t need to sign any long-term contracts.
Unless @evleaks is mistaken, and he rarely is, a new ZTE handset is apparently on its way to Boost Mobile stores. The famous leakster broke the news via tweet that included a picture of a phone called Boost Max also known as ZTE Beast. Since the image was not accompanied by any details, we don’t know neither what the device hides inside, nor when it will be available for purchase and how much it will cost. There are, however, a few telltale signs that give us at least a vague idea of what to expect.
A leaked image from last month suggested that the Moto G could be heading to Boost Mobile. And indeed, here it is waiting for you at the carrier’s online store. The phone will cost you just $129.99 and not a penny more, since the shipping is free. If you prefer to actually see a device with your own eyes before you pay for it, you will have to wait until January 20th which is when it will go on sale in Boost Mobile retail stores.
A GSM version of Motorola’s budget-friendly Moto G has been available in the US for a while. The manufacturer is selling the SIM lock free phone via its own website and third-party vendors at price starting at $179. Given the combination of price and the handset’s specs, the Moto G is probably one of the most attractive offerings currently available on the market. A CDMA version will be heading to the stores in the first quarter of 2014 and, as confirmed by an official tweet, will land on Verizon Wireless in pre-paid flavor.
As expected, today Boost Mobile started selling the iPhone 5S and 5C. Both phones are available through the carrier’s online store as well as retail stores. Right from the very beginning, Boost Mobile is offering a $100 discount on all models. The iPhone 5S costs $549.99 for the 16 GB model, $649.99 for the 32 GB model and $749.99 for the 64 GB model. The iPhone 5C can be yours for $449.99 and $549.99 for the 16 GB and 32 GB variant, respectively.
Earlier this month we reported that Boost Mobile finally might start selling iPhones, and not just any iPhones, but the latest offerings from Apple, the iPhone 5S and 5C. The news was based on a Tweek coming from @evleaks that included two adds for the phones and at that time was verified neither by Boost Mobile, nor by Apple. If you were wondering if the info was legit, we can tell you that it is. The carrier has confirmed that both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will be available for purchase starting November 8th.
Boost Mobile has been one of the few US carriers that did not have any Apple iPhones in the offer. This may change soon, though. It has been rumored since April that Boost Mobile will be adding an iPhone to its roster some time in the third quarter of this year. The third quarter has come and gone and there is still no sign of any iPhone on Boost Mobile, but let’s not lose hope. It appears that the rumor was true after all.
Boost Mobile has included a new Android-powered 4G LTE smartphone in its offer. The new addition is an updated version of last year’s ZTE Warp. The no-contract carrier is selling the phone as the Boost Warp 4G at a price of $199.99. The device can be paired with Boost Mobile’s $55 Android Monthly Unlimited plan with Shrinking Payments, which includes unlimited talk, text, and picture messaging. With Shrinking Payments, every six on-time payments reduce monthly costs by $5, going as low as $40 after 18 months.
If you are not keen on signing lengthy contracts with carriers, chances are that you may be a Boost Mobile customer. If indeed you are, then we have some good news for you. The carrier has just expanded its offer with a new smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Prevail 2. Unlike most off-contract devices, the Galaxy Prevail 2 sports an affordable price tag. You can grab the phone for just $179.99. Being a prepaid carrier, Boost Mobile will not require you to sign any service agreements, obviously.
Quality usually comes with the price. Luckily for us, you no longer have to spend a fortune to buy a decent phone. Let’s take for example the device that has just arrived at Boost Mobile, the LG Optimus F7. The phone is a decent offering in terms of specs and features, and it does not cost as much as you would expect to cost. You can grab the Optimus F7 for just $299. As you probably have guessed it is an off contract price, so you walk away with the phone with no additional obligations.
It didn’t come as a big surprise when Boost Mobile announced that it will start offering the LG Optimus F7, since a source or two actually whispered about it a while ago. Still, it is nice to hear the official word. Anyway, the phone will arrive at Boost’s stores on June 27 and will cost $299.99 off contract, so you will be free of any long-term commitments. The device can be paired with Boost’s $55 Android Monthly Unlimited plan with Shrinking Payments.
If you are a Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile customer and have been waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S III to arrive to your carrier, you have a good news for you because today is the day. Both Sprint subsidiaries started offering the phone today at price of $399.99 without contract. The price is pretty reasonable, especially since you take into account that there are no long-term commitments involved. The Samsung Galaxy S III also will operate on 4G LTE network in areas where Sprint made it available.
Boost Mobile was expected to start offering the Samsung Galaxy S III some time in June, but until today we did not have any solid information either on exact launch date or pricing. Now we do. The carrier announced today that the Galaxy S III will be available starting June 12 for an affordable price of $399.99 with no contract obligations. The phone will run on Boost Mobile using Sprint LTE network which is currently available in 88 markets. Customers in other areas will have to make do with EvDo 3G.
Encouraged by the Hydro’s huge success, Kyocera decided to launch two more phones with similar characteristics and slightly upgraded specs. One of them, the Hydro Edge soon will be headed to Sprint and Boost Mobile. Although both carriers are yet to confirm pricing, Kyocera revealed that the Edge will probably start selling at the same affordable price level as did the original Hydro, meaning it may cost $129.99. The phone is bound to be released on Sprint and Boost Mobile by this summer.
With the Samsung Galaxy S 4 launching recently as the company’s latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III is ready to head to Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile prepaid networks. Both Sprint-owned carriers confirmed that they will offer the phone to their customers in the not so distant future. Boost and Virgin are expected to release the phone in June. More details on availability and pricing will be known closer to the launch date.
The LG Optimus F7 was announced together with the Optimus F5 back in February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The latter is already available at Verizon, but things have been quiet about its bigger brother. Until yesterday at least, when guys from @evleaks revealed a fresh bunch of news as well as an official press shot of the phone. Here is what we know.
Sprint announced today a new initiative, called Custom Branded Device Program, directed at its Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) like Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. As you probably know, these cheaper prepaid carriers sell phones under their own brand but use Sprint’s network to deliver the service. As Sprint explained in a press release, the program will grant its virtual operators “greater, and potentially quicker, access to a large selection of completely de-branded marquee Android handsets out of Sprint and boost mobile devices inventory with volume pricing included.”
The 4G LTE enabled Boost Force by ZTE is now up for grabs at Boost Mobile store. The handset was announced last month together with the HTC One SV and will be one of the first devices supporting super-fast 4G LTE connectivity released on Boost Mobile prepaid network. The prepaid carrier is selling the phone at a very affordable price of just $199.99 without contract.
Last month Boost Mobile announced that will soon add 4G LTE capable smartphones to its portfolio and today the carrier is making good on its promise. The HTC One SV equipped with an LTE radio is now available at the carrier store at price of $299.99. Since Boost Mobile is a prepaid service the phone comes without contract what explains the top price. The HTC One SV is the very first smartphone on Boost Mobile performing at LTE lightning fast speeds.