LG Extravert Hits Verizon's Prepaid Lineup
Verizon Wireless recently added the LG Extravert to its lineup of prepaid cell phones. The Extravert is a sideways slider with full QWERTY keyboard for messaging and a 2.8-inch WQVGA touch screen (400 x 240 pixels). It runs on LG's feature phone touch OS and is limited to 1X data. The Extravert claims to be green, with 30% of the battery cover coming from recycled materials, and no cadmium, lead, or mercury in the battery. The box it ships in is made from 76% recycled materials, and the in-box materials is made from 60% recycled materials. The Extravert features a 2-megapixel camera with video capture, Bluetooth 3.0+EDR, 3.5mm headset jack, support for microSD cards up to 32GB, media player, and social networking software. The Extravert is available from Verizon's prepaid web store for $109.99.
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T-Mobile Adds Kyocera Rally to Prepaid Lineup
Kyocera today announced the Rally, a bar-style feature phone for T-Mobile's prepaid business. The Rally is a traditional cell phone that includes a 1.8-inch screen and a physical key pad for dialing numbers.
Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging.
Verizon Prepaid Selling Samsung Galaxy J3 for $110
Verizon Wireless today made the Samsung Galaxy J3 available to its prepaid customers. The phone, which has been available from Boost Mobile since earlier this year, features a 5-inch HD screen, 5-megapixel camera, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 2,600mAh battery, and 8 GB of storage with support for memory cards up to 128 GB.
Verizon Picks Up Samsung's Galaxy J3
Verizon Wireless has added the Samsung Galaxy J3 to its lineup of inexpensive smartphones. The J3, which has been for sale from Boost Mobile and other carriers since early this year, has a 5-inch 720p screen, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 16 GB (postpaid) or 8 GB (prepaid) of storage, 5-megapixel main camera with flash, 2-megapixel front camera, and 2,600mAh battery.
Verizon Prepaid Now Selling Samsung Galaxy J1
Verizon Wireless recently added the Samsung Galaxy J1 to its lineup of prepaid handsets. The J1 is a compact, entry-level Android smartphone.