The Memorial Day holiday, which falls on Monday, is usually accompanied by Memorial Day sales! If price is the only thing that’s stopping you from grabbing smartphone, specifically of the Android variety, you might want to check out the latest deal that Virgin Mobile USA has for one of its Android offerings, the LG Optimus V.
Virgin Mobile is slashing its non-contract price of the LG Optimus V to $28, which is quite a bargain compared to the phone’s original $130 price tag. There’s a small catch to this sub-$30 offer though; you will have to use at least a month of Virgin’s Let’s Talk prepaid service, which costs from $35 to $55. After taking into account everything, [...]
Despite the fact that both Samsung and HTC produce a wide range of Android devices, from affordable ones to the more expensive lines, the mere mention of the two names immediately conjures up images of top of the crop smartphones. LG, on the other hand, is not quite up there yet as a brand. It’s not surprising to see the Korean manufacturer trying to make the most of its entry level smartphone offerings. The LG Optimus Elite, which hits Sprint and Virgin Mobile, is the company’s latest attempt to dominate the lower end of the Android sphere.
The LG Optimus Elite sports a respectable 3.5-inch screen and 320 x 480 resolution. Under the hood, you’ll find an 800MHz [...]
Virgin Mobile USA seems to be following in T-Mobile’s footsteps of throttling your data. From the looks of it, once you pass 2.5GB of data, your going to be throttled to lower speeds. Which isn’t to bad for a pre-paid carrier.
To make sure we can keep offering our Beyond Talk Plans at such great prices, we’re putting a data speed reduction in place for anyone who uses over 2.5GB of data in a month.
Will it affect me? Based on your activity for your last plan month ending in December, you could be affected by this change.
If you continue to use the same amount of data as you did in your last plan month, you may see your data speeds reduced during [...]