Virgin Mobile adds Kyocera Kona to payLo
Virgin Mobile has included another basic handset to its payLo brand, Kyocera Kona. The Kona is a flip phone perfect for talking, texting, and picture messaging, all at the affordable price. The phone is available at the Virgin Mobile’s website for $19.99.
The payLo Kyocera Kona flip phone features dual displays, 2.4-inch internal and 1.44-inch external one. Large fonts make it easy to read what’s on the screens while spacious tactile keypad makes it easy to type. The phone comes with a 2-megapixel camera with 2X digital zoom, 256MB of ROM and 128MB of RAM and mobile web access. In addition, it provides access to social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, Voice-Activated commands, caller ID, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, 3.5mm headset jack for connectivity and more.
The Kyocera Kona can be paired with Virgin Mobile’s payLo affordable plans that start at $20 per month. For $20 per month, users get 400 minutes, 15 cents per text and $1.50 per MB of mobile web. The $30 plan offers 1500 minutes, 1500 texts and 30MB of web while $40 monthly plan includes unlimited talk and text plus 50MB of mobile web.
Cricket has started offering the same handset in April this year, selling it for $59.99. Right now, the Cricket’s Kyocera Kona can be purchased online for $29.99 after $10 instant and $20 web discount.