Virgin Mobile USA and Sprint announced the availability of the LG Optimus Slider Android smartphone with slide out keyboard for customers that do not want to sign a contract. Prepaid plans are priced from $35 to $55 month.
LG Optimus Slider is the second generation of the popular LG Optimus V, which launched on Virgin Mobile in early 2011 for $149.99.
Virgin Mobile USA Beyond Talk plans start at just $35 a month for 300 minutes of voice and include unlimited messaging and data. For those looking for a bit more talk time the $45 plan offers 1,200 minutes of voice, and the $55 plan offers unlimited voice minutes each month. All plans include unlimited messaging and data.
- 3.2-inch touchscreen
- Slide out QWERTY keyboard
- Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
- 3.2-megapixel camera
- Surf the Web and run apps on the Nationwide 3G Sprint Network
- MicroSD support (up to 32GB)
- Bluetooth 3.0
Price and Availability
LG Optimus Slider will be available Oct. 17, 2011 at www.virginmobileusa.com for $199.99. The smartphone will be available Oct. 31 in Best Buy and RadioShack stores; Nov. 6 at Target; and Nov. 13 in Sprint Stores.