Alcatel Venture / Premiere
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.