Virgin Launches Kyocera Cyclops With New Messaging Options
Oct 31, 2006, 7:24 PM by (staff)
Virgin Mobile US today launched the Kyocera Cyclops a new clamshell with a 1.3 Megapixel camera. The Cyclops is based on Kyocera K322 and like it features a monochrome external display, internal antenna, vibrating alert and photo caller ID. In addition to an improved camera, the Cyclops also features two new messaging options for Virgin. In addition to ringtones, subscribers can customize the message alert on their Cyclops with hundreds of tunes from Warner Music. The Cyclops is also the first Virgin phone to offer Virgin Audio Messaging, often referred to audio SMS on other carriers.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Score Kyocera Hydro Reach
Sprint's prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, plan to sell three low-cost smartphones in the weeks ahead, including the Kyocera Hydro Reach. The Reach (pictured) is an update to the Hydro Edge.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Outline Galaxy S7 Launch
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today both confirmed plans to offer the Samsung Galaxy S7 to their prepaid customers. Boost will kick off sales of the flagship handset on March 11, with Virgin to follow March 18.
Virgin Announces Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Virgin Mobile today announced the pending availability of the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime smartphone. The device, which was approved by the FCC in late December and is the same as Boost Mobile's Galaxy Prevail 2, features a 4.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 410 processor, 5-megapixel camera, and Android 4.4 KitKat.
LG Tribute HD Hits Boost and Virgin Mobile
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile today both made the LG Tribute HD smartphone available via their web sites. The phone is a small step up from the low-cost Tribute 5.
Text tones are $1.50 a pop
Everyone except Verizon customers, lol.