LG Stylo 3 on Boost and Virgin Mobile Launches for 179.99
The third in a row of the popular LG’s Stylo handsets has arrived. Today, Sprint announced the LG Stylo 3 for its prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA. The fans of these mid-range smartphones can expect some fine features at a reasonable cost like large display, a fingerprint sensor, Android 7.0 Nougat and a 3200 mAh battery. Starting today, LG Stylo 3 on Boost and Virgin Mobile can be purchased for 179.99. With purchase, Boost customers also get a $25 Google Play gift card or 32GB SD card for free.
LG Stylo 3 Specs
After less than a year from releasing previous version, new Stylo has to offer some enhancements. The Stylo 3 features the same large 5.7-inch (1280x720p) display but has better 1.4GHz octa-core processor (was 1.2GHz quad-core). The RAM and ROM remain the same. It has 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage (around 8GB available to user) that’s expandable to up to 2TB via microSD card slot. Just like its predecessor, the Stylo 3 features 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing one. The phone also has improved embedded stylus, fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, HD Voice, Mobile Hotspot and 4G LTE/LTE Plus connectivity. A 3200 mAh removable Li-Ion battery powers the Stylo 3 and provides up to 25 hours of talk time.
LG Stylo 3 on Boost and Virgin Mobile Plans
Boost Mobile customers can pair the Stylo 3 with the $35 and $50 monthly plans:
- $35 plan ($30 with autopay) – unlimited talk, messaging and data with 2GB at high speed; it has 50 minutes of domestic voice roaming, hotspot usage and unlimited free music streaming that doesn’t count against plan’s high speed data. Additional high speed data is available: $5/1GB and $10/2GB.
- $50 Unlimited Gigs plan – unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data. Streaming of video, music and gaming is optimized; video at up to 480p, music at up to 500Kbps and gaming up to 2Mbps. Also, hotspot is limited to 8GB of 4G LTE data. For extra $20 a month, customers can add HD streaming; video at up to 1080p+, music at up to 1.5Mbps and gaming at up to 8Mbps.
Virgin Mobile customers can pair their Stylo 3 with Data Love plans:
- $35 Data Love plan – unlimited talk, text and data with 5GB at high speed
- $45 Data Love+ plan – unlimited talk, text and data with 10GB at high speed
- $60 Data Love Unlimited plan – unlimited talk, text and unlimited 4G LTE data with optimized streaming; video at 480p, music at 500 Kbps and gaming at 2 Mbps.
To the $35 and $45 plans customers can add more high speed data: $5 for 1GB or $10 for 2GB of high speed data per month. Also, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile plans include unlimited music streaming that doesn’t count against plans’ high speed data.