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Virgin adds first LTE smartphone to prepaid lineup with Jelly Bean-equipped Samsung Galaxy Victory for $299

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Virgin Mobile USA now offers Samsung’s Galaxy Victory 4G LTE smartphone.

The Android handset is the carrier’s first LTE offering, and it is available today in gray for $299.99 at without a contract.

Key features include the Jelly Bean OS, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with HD video capture, 1.3MP front-facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities, and a MicroSD slot for expandable storage up to 32GB.

Virgin’s No-Contract Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans start at $35 per month, and the carrier said it would roll out the Victory 4G LTE to more retailers in mid-March.

Check out the press release below for more details.

Virgin Mobile USA Adds Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE – 4G LTE Speed With the Value of No-Contract Plans

Given the ongoing demand from consumers for speed, power and value in wireless, Virgin Mobile USA is now offering 4G LTE  service to its No-Contract customers. Virgin Mobile adds Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide , to its all-smartphone lineup.

Savvy speed enthusiasts will enjoy the cutting-edge technology, high-speed  Web browsing and amazing value of this Android™ device with Virgin Mobile’s No-Contract  Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans  that start at $35 per month. Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is available today in gray for $299.99 [excluding taxes] only at and will then roll out to national retail and participating dealers in mid-March.

“With the phones customers want, unlimited data and messaging included on all plans, and now 4G LTE  capable devices, we continue to provoke customers to ask themselves why they haven’t switched from postpaid to a better deal with Virgin Mobile,” said Mark Lederman, director, Virgin Mobile USA.

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is Virgin Mobile’s first LTE device, delivering a postpaid experience without a contract and loaded with Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean, which brings stunning graphical capabilities and an upgraded Google Now™ service, including contextual search. S Beam™ lets you quickly share large video files, photos, documents and more just by tapping the back of two S Beam-enabled devices together .

Access to the speedy 4G LTE network from Sprint lets you browse the Web, upload photos and stream music faster than ever before on the 4-inch touchscreen display. Behind the scenes, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor handles with ease whatever you can throw at it. Other features include:

•           5.0MP rear-facing camera

•           HD video capture

•           1.3MP front-facing camera

•           Bluetooth 4.0

•           NFC capable

•           Wi-Fi capable

•           MicroSD™ slot for expandable storage up to 32GB (card not included)

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