Sprint’s prepaid carriers – Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile will start selling their own 4G LTE prepaid phones in first quarter of the next year, 2013. The good folks over UnwiredView have shared the full details regarding the upcoming LTE prepaid phones in the U.S. Users will be able to choose from Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE, Kyocera Event, ZTE Force, and HTC One SV to take advantage of Sprint’s faster LTE network in prepaid plans.
Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE
The Samsung galaxy Victory is the first 4G LTE prepaid phone launching by Virgin Mobile. This is a low-end to mid-range Android phone, packing a 4-inch WVGA display with 480 by 800 pixels of resolution, a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.2GHz, and there’s also a 5MP shooter on rear side, 1MP front-facing snapper, 4GB of internal memory and microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB), 1GB RAM, 2,100mAh battery and it ships with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
Virgin Mobile will be also getting another Android 4G LTE prepaid phone called Kyocera Event, which packs entry level specs including 1GHz single-core processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA display with 320 x 480 pixels of resolution, a 3.2-megapixel rear camera, and it boots Android 4.0 ICS OS.
HTC One SV
The HT One SV is heading to Boost Mobile with 4G LTE capability on the board and it will feature 4.3-inch LCS display with 480 by 800 pixels of resolution, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5MP rear & 1MP front facing cameras. This handsets is also known as HTC Kingdom 2.
The 2nd Android phone heading to Boost Mobile network with 4G LTE prepaid plans is ZTE Focus, which is also known as ZTE Aurora. It is expected to be powered by a 1.5GHz processor, a 4-inch WVGA display. It has also got a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, along with a 1MP front-facing snapper.
Both the ZTE Force and HTC One SV handsets are expected to priced between $200 and $300. There’s no word yet on exact release dates for the aforementioned LTE prepaid phones that are set to launch in next year.
Source: Unwired View