Samsung Galaxy Prevail Hands On

Thanks to Noah at technobuffalo for the video review of Boost Mobile’s first smartphone the Samsung Galaxy Prevail.

Smartphones are expensive. Even when they’re “Free on contract” up front, they generally run $80-100+ per month to use, between voice, messaging and data services. Boost Mobile is known for their low-cost, contract free cellular plans and they’re gearing up to launch a full-on Android device, the Samsung Galaxy Prevail. The phone drops later this month for $179.99 plus tax, no contract required.
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Samsung Galaxy Prevail launches on Boost Mobile for $179 (update: hands-on!)

The new Samsung Galaxy Prevail combines all the features of Android with Boost Mobile’s $50 Monthly Unlimited plan, which includes nationwide talk, text, Web, e-mail and payments that shrink

Boost Mobile, the top carrier in the recent 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Wireless Non-Contract Customer Satisfaction Index Study (SM), unlocks the power of Android with the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail™, available exclusively with Boost Mobile on the Nationwide Sprint Network. As the first CDMA Android device on Boost Mobile, the Galaxy Prevail is designed to provide an uncompromised Android experience while maintaining the great value of Boost’s $50 Monthly Unlimited plan with no hidden fees and no contracts required.

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Samsung Seek (Boost Mobile) Unboxing

The Seek is a new option from Boost Mobile, Sprint’s pre-paid service. It features a 1.3 MP camera and a full QWERTY keyboard. A quick unboxing by Sydney.

Boost Mobile Provides Additional Flexibility and Choice with a $2 Daily Unlimited Plan

Consumers can now get unlimited nationwide talk, text, picture messaging, Web, e-mail and calls to 411 for $2 per day. If you do not have money in your account you will not be charged for the day, however, you will not be able to use your service. Once you put money back in your account you can use the system again.

Boost Mobile is providing even greater choice and flexibility with the launch of a $2 daily unlimited plan. Wireless consumers can now enjoy daily access to the worry-free benefits of Boost’s monthly plan, including unlimited nationwide talk, text, picture messaging, e-mail and calls to 411.

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Boost Mobile Launches its First Touchscreen Phone with Slide-out QWERTY Keypad – the Samsung Seek™

At $149.99, Seek combines style, functionality and affordability

Boost Mobile continues to expand its diverse handset lineup with the $50 Monthly Unlimited Plan on the Nationwide Sprint Network by launching the Samsung Seek™. Boost Mobile’s first touchscreen device with a slide-out QWERTY keypad is designed to deliver easy access to multiple messaging options and popular social networking sites. The Seek is an ideal complement to the Boost Mobile Monthly Unlimited offer, which includes nationwide voice, text messaging, Web, e-mail, IM and calls to 411 for just $50 a month without an annual contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Boost Mobile Gets First Android

Original video demo of the Motorola i1 phone.

Boost Mobile, Sprint Nextel’s prepaid unit, today announced availability of the Motorola i1, the carrier’s first Android phone. The i1 is a walkie-talkie enabled touchscreen phone.

The i1 boasts a 5-megapixel camera, a 3.1-inch HVGA display and the Opera Mini 5 Web Browser. The i1 also comes equipped with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2GB MicroSD card expandable up to 32GB, GPS and SWYPE technology for quicker messaging.
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Boost Mobile adds to unlimited bundle | Dan Meyer | RCR Wireless News

Sprint Nextel Corp.’s Boost Mobile division is keeping the pressure on in the no-contract space as it’s now offering unlimited 411 calls, e-mail and instant messaging to its $50 per month, unlimited rate plan. For those customers on the company’s Blackberry plan, the new offering simply adds unlimited 411 calls for the same $60 per month as the e-mail and IM options were already part of the package.
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