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Apr 10, 2009, 7:10 PM
Are there any PDA/Smartphone type devices out for Virgin Mobile? I am looking for a windows mobile device if one exists, but have not seemed to have had any luck.

If there are none available, does anybody know if a phone from Sprint or Verizon can be flashed to work with Virgin? And as a last resort, can I use a Virgin Mobile Canada phone (Blackberry or the such) on a US Virgin Mobile plan?

Any advice would be appreciated. I am trying to find a decent prepaid plan with unlimited voice and data...having little to no results.

Apr 16, 2009, 11:14 AM
The closest thing to a smartphone would be the Ocean 2, which is on the contract/helio side of things. It has basically everything, but uses its own operating system, and not Windows Mobile. Also, Helio has better coverage as it has an agreement with Verizon to roam on its network. So, if you go off Sprint, you will use Verizon. That basically covers everywhere.

Otherwise, on the prepaid side, the new x-tc is not a smartphone, but a full keyboard phone. That's what I'm planning to get. VM phones just use the Sprint network, and the coverage is OK, but once you start to go off the beaten path, it may get tricky. So it depends on where you are.

And I don't thing you can port anything over. VM has very specific software on its phones whic...

Apr 28, 2009, 11:09 AM
why would you want to pay 49.99 a month for just calling when you can pay a penny more with boost 50.00 and get unlimited calling, text, picture messaging, web, Walkie Talky, and alot better customer service.

Apr 30, 2009, 4:26 PM
Because the iDen network as not as reliable, and it's been well-documented that text messages get delayed or never reach the recipient. Also, unlimited text messages are great, but if Boost isn't offering a text phone, it has limited appeal. I am not a fan of the T9 text system on numeric-only phones. I have been with Virgin Mobile for over a year now and they are extremely reliable.

Sep 12, 2009, 7:38 AM
Yeah and what they don't tell you on boost is that they can charge you a high medium and low charge raoming fees. Thats a great deal !

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