Q2 just started but we’re sure that most of you can’t wait for summer. It’s vacation time for the students but for some adults, it means a good time to shop for new gadgets as great deals are usually offered this season. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA are making an early announcement of their promos and new mobile and data plans. While the major networks are competing with the release of new flagship phones like the Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge and LG G5, Boost Mobile is offering some of the best mid-range and affordable smartphones in the market today.

The new budget-friendly lineup includes the Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylo 2, and Hydro REACH by Kyocera. The Samsung Galaxy J7 is a more powerful version of the J5. It comes equipped with 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 16GB onboard storage, microSD card slot, 3GB RAM, 13MP main camera with quick launch, 5MP selfie cam with flash, NFC, 4G/LTE, and a 3000mAh battery. This one runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box and is Mobile hotspot capable. Both Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile will be offering this Samsung phone for only $229.99 starting tomorrow Friday, April 15.

The LG G Stylo 2 is a follow-up to last year’s model. This LG smartphone is very affordable at $179.99 and will be ready also tomorrow from Boost Mobile. Virgin Mobile will sell it next month beginning May 9. The Marshmallowed LG G Stylo 2 features a 5.7-inch HD IPS display, embedded stylus, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing cam with Gesture Shot, 16GB built-in storage, 2GB RAM, and a 3000mAh battery. Phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 1.2GHz Quad-Core chipset.


The Kyocera Hydro REACH by Kyocera is the most rugged offering. It’s perfect for summer where we know we can always find you at the beach or near the pool. It’s the cheapest phone at only $99.99. Features include a 5-inch qHD display, 5MP main camera, 2MP front camera,
8GB built-in storage, 1GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.1GHz Quad-core processor, and a 2160mAh battery. The smartphone only runs Android 5.1 Lollipop but allows Wet Touchscreen Operation. Device is definitely dust- and waterproof. Just like the Galaxy S7 and G Stylo 2, the Hydro REACH is also 4G/LTE and mobile hotspot capable.

Boost Mobile Growing Data

The Boost Mobile Growing Data allows loyal customers to earn more high-speed data to their current $35 and $45 Unlimited plans only by paying on time. Those who choose Auto Re-Boost can also get a $5 discount every month. If you want to enjoy unlimited high-speed data, there’s the $60 Unlimited plan.

Virgin Mobile USA Unlimited Plans

Meanwhile, there are three new Virgin Mobile USA Unlimited Plans. Pay only $40 for unlimited data, talk and text plus 4GB of high-speed data. You can avail of new add-ons to your plan for only $10 per 2GB or $5 per 1GB extra high-speed data every month. Free unlimited music streaming is possible with Samsung Milk Music, iHeartRadio, Slacker, 8tracks, and Pandora.

SOURCE: Boost Mobile