Boost Mobile LG Volt 2 and LG Tribute 2 to arrive June 29
Sprint prepaid brand Boost Mobile will be launching two new LG smartphones on Monday, June 29, 2015, according to leaked documents. The phones are the LG Volt 2 and the LG Tribute 2, both successors of the originals, the LG Volt and the LG Tribute, offered through Virgin Mobile as well. Boost Mobile LG Volt 2 will be available for $149.99 while the LG Tribute 2 is somewhat cheaper, $99.99.
Leaked specs that the LG Volt 2 features include a 5-inch HD IPS (1280×720) display, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and microSDHC card slot for up to 32 GB of memory cards. It has Android 5.1 Lollipop, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera with Gesture Shot for taking selfies hands-free, enhanced tri-band LTE connectivity and 2540 mAh battery to power it all. Comparing to original’s specs, some features remain the same, many are improved but there is unfortunately one that’s poorer than the original’s, the battery. The original features 3000mAh battery.
The LG Tribute comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS TFT (854×480) display, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. It has Android 5.1 Lollipop, 5-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera with Gesture Shot and Soft Light features, enhanced Tri-band LTE connectivity and 1900 mAh battery. Again, the battery of the successors is poorer than the original’s, 2100 mAh.
Both upcoming smartphones will be compatible with Boost’s prepaid service plans that start at $35 per month. The $35 plan offers unlimited talk, text and data with first 1 GB at high speeds, the $45 has 5 GB while the $55 plan offers 10 GB of high speed data. Boost is also offering a $30 plan that’s available only with 4G LTE phones and auto payment. The $30 plan includes unlimited talk, text and data with first 2GB at high speeds.
Both LG Volt 2 and LG Tribute 2 will be available in stores and online at Boost Mobile’s website, according to leaked documents, starting June 29.
Update: Boost Mobile LG Volt 2 and LG Tribute 2 are now available.
Source: Boost Mobile