Virgin Mobile Launches The LG Optimus V For $149.99, No Contract Needed

lg-optimus-vAndroid is making everyone competitive isn’t it. Virgin Mobile USA has just introduced the LG Optimus V.  Rolling out at Radio Shack stores and at www.virginmobileusa.com the LG Optimus V is now available for $149.99 and will become available in other major retailers throughout the month as well.

LG Optimus V also comes with a 3.2-inch touch-screen display, 3G and Wi-Fi capable, a 3.2 MP camera and video, and preloaded applications, including popular social apps such as YouTube® and Google Talk™.

Additional features include:

  • Swype, a faster and easier way to input text on any screen, with one continuous finger or stylus motion across the screen keyboard. The patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier than other data input methods—at over 40 words per minute
  • Contact and calendar sync via ActiveSync
  • Android Web browser
  • Full integration of Google Apps™ such as Google Maps™, Gmail™ and Google Navigation™
  • Document file viewer
  • Built-in music player

Optimus V is the second Virgin Mobile phone to offer Virgin Mobile Live, an online music stream of performances by past & present Virgin Mobile Festival artists including studio tracks, exclusive Festival performances and more, for free! The launch of LG Optimus V also marks Virgin Mobile’s new handset packaging that is more eco-friendly. The green packaging is now composed of 100% recycled plastic and uses almost 50% less plastic.

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  1. dana says:

    Virgin Mobile just increased the price to $199. Maybe to decrease demand a bit? or to make the Samsung Intercept look more attractive?

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