Starting today you have one more reason to be MetroPCS fans – the LG Spirit 4G. The newest budget-friendly device on the network costs only 200 bucks while sporting a fashionably large 4.5-inch display.
Leaked internal Verizon docs show new prepaid plan arriving on February 1st
A few recent developments have woken us from our 2-year-plan slumber. We’ve been exposed to a very inexpensive unlocked phone in the Nexus 4, and T-Mobile has decided to stop subsidizing phones. If we can get a great unlocked phone for a reasonable price, or a cheaper rate plan with an unsubsidized phone, why shouldn’t we? Are we able to end our dependence on carriers? It’s possible, and maybe even better, to break away from the normal routine.
Sprint was the only one of the 4 major US carriers that didn't offer their own prepaid service. Come January 25th, that will change as Sprint has officially announced a launch for their pay-as-you-go plans.
Sprint As You Go is a prepaid service launching on January 25
As much as 83% of smartphones sold in the U.S. in 2011 were priced at $250 and above. But according to a study by research firm Informa, this figure could drastically change. By 2017, entry-level smartphones will dominate the market. The analytics firm defined entry-level phones as those that cost $150 or less.
First Sprint prepaid LTE devices revealed by @evleaks, coming in Q1 2013
While we all welcomed last week’s rumor that Sprint’s LTE speeds were headed to a number of prepaid phones on Boost and Virgin Mobile, we couldn’t help but be cautious and take the info with a pinch of salt – after all, it was just unconfirmed speculation.