Virgin Mobile Taking Preorders for Alcatel Venture
Updated: fixed typo / corrected and added manufacturer info / added link to press release, release date
Virgin Mobile USA recently began accepting preorders for the Venture, a monoblock Android smartphone that includes both a full QWERTY keyboard and a 2.8-inch touch display. The phone is made by Alcatel One Touch and distributed by PCD. The Venture also includes a 600MHz processor, Bluetooth 3.0, a 2-megapixel camera with LED flash, microSD support up to 32GB, Wi-Fi, GPS, and speakerphone. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and costs $99. It will be available to buy outright on Thursday, March 15.
Review: Alcatel Venture for Virgin Mobile USA
Alcatel offers the Venture to Virgin Mobile's prepaid crowd, an Android smartphone that includes a QWERTY keyboard, Gingerbread, and a 2-megapixel camera. Here's Phone Scoop's full review of this $99, no-contract smartphone.
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Seems like a good fit for $99