Just because you don't have a contract tying you down doesn't mean you don't deserve LTE speeds, right? Boost and Virgin Mobile will be getting their very own 4G handsets, with help from Sprint's network. You can pick up Samsung's Galaxy Victory 4G LTE over on Virgin's site, starting today for $300 a pop (with more retailers getting in on the action in the middle of next month). Over on Boost, they've got HTC's One SV and the four-inch Boost Force, both dropping on March 7th. Those handsets will run you $300 and $200, respectively.

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Boost Mobile Combines the Speed of 4G LTE and Android Monthly Unlimited for as Low as $40 to Help Consumers Spend Less Faster

Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry and ranked "Highest in Purchase Experience among Non-Contract Wireless Providers" by J.D. Power and Associates#, strengthens its diverse handset lineup with the addition of the March 7 release of the HTC One SV and Boost Force. Both Android-powered smartphones will operate on Sprint's 3G and 4G LTE networks, bringing 4G LTE to Boost Mobile customers in more than 50 markets, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas and Houston, and will be available in nearly 170 additional cities in the coming months.

Both Android-powered smartphones pair the speed of 4G LTE with the value of Boost Mobile's no-contract $55 Android Monthly Unlimited with Shrinking Payments plan. For every six on-time payments, the cost of Boost Mobile's Android Monthly Unlimited plan shrinks by $5, eventually getting down to as low as $40 a month for unlimited nationwide talk, text messaging, Web#, email and calls to 411. Payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for the next savings milestone.

"At Boost we know our customers need a comprehensive wireless solution without breaking the bank," said Andre Smith, vice president-Boost Mobile. "With 4G LTE available on Boost Mobile, our customers can enjoy faster data speed on a reliable network at an affordable price with no contracts. Adding the HTC One SV and Boost Force further enhance Boost's robust device portfolio and give customers more options to make a move to Boost. All our Monthly Unlimited plans come with shrinking payments, which is our way to reward customers for their loyalty. We bring value and speed together like no other carrier."

Priced at $299.99 (excluding taxes), HTC One SV is ideal for customers who desire an affordable superphone for a no-contract offer. With a bold color and sleek, ergonomic design, HTC One SV is equipped with a large 4.3-inch touchscreen and a speedy dual-core processor. Running HTC Sense® 4 on Android™ 4.0, HTC One SV features HTC's Amazing Camera and Authentic Sound experiences. The rear camera is capable of 1080p HD video and one-press continuous shooting. HTC VideoPic™ gives it the ability to take photos and video at the same time. The front-facing camera takes gorgeous self-portraits. Available exclusively on HTC smartphones, HTC One SV also features Beats by Dr. Dre™ Audio integration for studio-quality sound across music, movies, games and media. Additional features include:

Android™ 4.0 and access to Android Apps on Google Play™
Dual-mode 3G/4G LTE
4.3-inch WVGA Super LCD-2 touchscreen
Qualcomm™ Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1.2GHz processor
Enhanced 5MP camera with 1080p HD video and HTC VideoPic™
1.6MP front camera with 720p video
Wi-Fi and GPS enabled
Bluetooth 4.
Near Field Communications (NFC)

Additionally, HTC One SV is HTC's first and Boost Mobile's second device to include ULE Platinum Certification, the highest level of environmental performance recognized by sustainable requirements established by UL Environment and Sprint, and is packaged in 100 percent recyclable materials.

Boost Force boasts a speedy 1.5GHz dual-core processor – Boost Mobile's fastest to date, a 4-inch touchscreen and dual cameras. Priced at $199.99 (excluding taxes), Boost Force combines the best of 4G LTE and Android features consumers crave at an affordable price. Additional features include:

Android™ 4.0 and access to Android Apps on Google Play™
Dual-mode 3G/4G LTE
5MP camera (1MP front-facing)
Wi-Fi and GPS enabled

HTC One SV and Boost Force will both be available starting March 7 at Boost Mobile's exclusive retail stores, select independent wireless dealer locations nationwide and at www.boostmobile.com with free shipping. Both devices will be available later in March in select national retail locations.

Virgin Mobile USA Adds Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE

Given the ongoing demand from consumers for speed, power and value in wireless, Virgin Mobile USA is now offering 4G LTE# service to its No-Contract customers. Virgin Mobile adds Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide#, to its all-smartphone lineup.

Savvy speed enthusiasts will enjoy the cutting-edge technology, high-speed# Web browsing and amazing value of this Android™ device with Virgin Mobile's No-Contract# Beyond Talk unlimited data and messaging plans# that start at $35 per month. Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is available today in gray for $299.99 [excluding taxes] only at virginmobileusa.com and will then roll out to national retail and participating dealers in mid-March.

"With the phones customers want, unlimited data and messaging included on all plans, and now 4G LTE capable devices, we continue to provoke customers to ask themselves why they haven't switched from postpaid to a better deal with Virgin Mobile," said Mark Lederman, director, Virgin Mobile USA.

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is Virgin Mobile's first LTE device, delivering a postpaid experience without a contract and loaded with Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean, which brings stunning graphical capabilities and an upgraded Google Now™ service, including contextual search. S Beam™ lets you quickly share large video files, photos, documents and more just by tapping the back of two S Beam-enabled devices together#.

Access to the speedy 4G LTE network from Sprint lets you browse the Web, upload photos and stream music faster than ever before on the 4-inch touchscreen display. Behind the scenes, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor handles with ease whatever you can throw at it. Other features include:

5.0MP rear-facing camera
HD video capture
1.3MP front-facing camera
Bluetooth 4.0
NFC capable
Wi-Fi capable
MicroSD™ slot for expandable storage up to 32GB (card not included)

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