Ting adds iPhone 5 to BYOD from March 11
Sprint MVNO Ting has announced on its blog yesterday that in the afternoon of March 11, Ting will start activating used Sprint iPhone 5 through its Bring Your Own Device program. Ting adds iPhone 5 to its BYOD list almost four months after providing support for iPhone 4S and iPhone 4. Support for the latest iPhones, 5S and 5C, Ting expects to add in September this year, which will be a year since Sprint’s launched them.
In order for users to successfully activate used Sprint iPhone 5 on Ting, the phone needs to be inactive, not reported lost or stolen, or marked by Sprint for non-payment.
Ting also announces the launch of Samsung Galaxy S5. The carrier expects to add it to its high-end prepaid phone lineup in mid-April for the price range of around $600. The Galaxy S5 comes with a support for Sprint Spark LTE. It features 5.1-inch (1920×1080) Super AMOLED display, a 2.5GHz quad-core processor, a 16-megapixel rear camera, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing one, 2GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of built-in storage and microSD card slot up to 64GB of additional memory. It has a 2800mAh battery to power it all. In addition, the Galaxy S5 includes features as Cat 4 LTE for speeds up to 150Mbps, Finger Scanner biometric feature for additional security, IP67 certification for being resistant to dust and water (to 1m for 30min). Owners can also use a new S Health 3.0 app to monitor their heart rate and track their fitness capabilities.
Customers will also be able to get the next HTC One in May, according to Ting’s blog.
Source: Ting’s blog