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Motorola Triumph ascends to Virgin Mobile, can be yours for $300

Brad Molen

Freedom can sometimes feel confining: you want to have a top-notch data device and be loosed from the shackles of two-year contracts at the same time, but the selection of zero-commitment smartphones can seem downright laughable. The Motorola Triumph may be your hero; it tops the Android lineup on Virgin Mobile, and all it'll cost you is three Benjamins. The newest flagship smartphone offers 4.1-inch WVGA display, a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 CPU, 512MB RAM, and dual cameras with 720p video capture. If prepaid isn't your preferred style, a $300 handset of this caliber (and no contract to boot) may be enough to nudge you in that direction. Just be sure to enjoy your unlimited data as much as possible before October comes around. Full PR after the break.

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Consumers TRIUMPH over Costly Data Plans with New Smartphone from Virgin Mobile USA and Motorola

WARREN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virgin Mobile USA continues to expand its Android™-powered smartphone lineup with the introduction today of Motorola TRIUMPH™, providing a new top-of-the-line smartphone option with the added flexibility of a no-contract plan. TRIUMPH, Motorola's first smartphone available exclusively to Virgin Mobile USA customers, is available at national major retailers and online at for $299.99.

"As smartphone ownership continues to accelerate, we are thrilled to offer Virgin Mobile customers this exciting, compelling new handset from a device leader like Motorola," said Mark Lederman, Business Line director, Virgin Mobile USA. "Motorola TRIUMPH is a leader in its class and provides users the freedom to enjoy unlimited data on Virgin Mobile, without overages or a contract."

Motorola TRIUMPH allows users to rev up their smartphone experience with a superfast 1GHz processor, 4.1-inch touchscreen, 5MP camera and, front-facing VGA camera for video chat, 720p HD camcorder with HDMI output, to allow for playback on HDTVs (requires HDMI cable sold separately).

"The prepaid segment is a key opportunity in the wireless industry," said Jeff Miller, corporate vice president, Motorola Mobility. "With Motorola TRIUMPH, we are excited to offer Virgin Mobile customers a device which provides a powerful Android smartphone experience with no compromises."

Additional features include:

-Up to 32GB of expandable memory to power and store multimedia libraries
-Access to corporate email, social media sites, like Facebook® and Twitter™ and a full suite of Google™ services, such as Google Search™, Gmail™, Google Maps™, and Google Talk™
-Android Market for access to more than 200,000 useful applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience

Motorola TRIUMPH also is the first handset to come preloaded with the Virgin Mobile Live 2.0 social networking music application used to access the Virgin Mobile branded music stream, hosted by DJ Abbey Braden. The app also provides users of Android-powered devices free access to live music performance videos and "check in" features at special events. All status updates made using the app will also sync with Facebook and Twitter.

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