The LG G Stylo was unveiled almost a month ago, on April 21st to be more exact, in Korea. At the time of its announcement it was speculated that the phablet could be destined only for the Korean market as no information regarding launch in other countries was provided. It turns out, however, that LG is not going to limit the phone’s availability to Asia. In fact, the LG G Stylo for Boost Mobile prepaid service is already for sale. The phablet costs $199.99 and, like other Boost Mobile phones, doesn’t require a contract.
LG G Stylo for Boost Mobile
The LG G Stylo for Boost Mobile is a mid-range phablet from LG offering stylus support. The device packs a large 5.7-inch screen with 720p resolution and is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 chip clocked at 1.2GHz. The processor is accompanied by 1GB of RAM and there is 8GB of internal memory plus microSD slot for storage expansion.
Other key features include a removable 3,000 mAh battery good for up to 24 hours of talk time, 4G LTE support and Android 5.0 Lollipop. The LG G Stylus comes with a stylus that can be used to take notes and draw on the handsets large display.
The device can be paired with one of Boost’s prepaid plans which start at $30 per month if you sign up for Auto Re-Boost. The plan includes unlimited talk and text as well as 2GB of high-speed data. The cheapest plan sans automatic payment is priced at $35 per month for unlimited talk and text and 1GB of 3G/4G data. The two remaining plans will set you back $45 and $55 per month and in addition to unlimited talk and text include 5GB and 10GB or high-speed data, respectively.
If for some reason you don’t want to join Boost Mobile, the LG G Stylo will arrive at prepaid Sprint on Sunday, June 7th, for $199.99. If you prefer Sprint postpaid, the carrier will launch the Stylo a few days later, on Friday, June 12th, for $0 down and 24 monthly installments of $12. As you can see, there will be plenty of options to choose from.
more info: Boost Mobile