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Boost Mobile ships Samsung Galaxy Prevail II for $180 off-contract

Darren Murph
07.12.13
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Well over two years after the original graced Boost Mobile's shelves, Samsung's Galaxy Prevail II is being announced for the same carrier. Available for just $179.99 in off-contract form, the handset ships with Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam, and a 1.4GHz processor. You'll also find a 1,750mAh battery, inbuilt GPS / WiFi modules and Bluetooth 4.0. The prepaid carrier is hawking this on its contract-free $55 / month plan, which just so happens to shrink by $5 per month for every six on-time payments -- in other words, those who hang around long enough will eventually be paying as little as $40 / month for nationwide talk, text and picture messaging, as well as web access. Not too shabby, eh?

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Boost Mobile is today announcing the availability of the white Samsung Galaxy Prevail® II priced at $179.99. Samsung Galaxy Prevail II with AndroidTM 4.1.2, Jelly Bean, makes for a powerful, customized consumer experience. The large 4-inch screen with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera allows for face-to-face chatting and the easy sharing of pictures and videos. Under $180, the Galaxy Prevail II is affordable for those consumers who want a premium Android smartphone experience at a real value.

Samsung Galaxy Prevail II can be paired with Boost Mobile's no annual contract $55 Android Monthly Unlimited plan with Shrinking Payments. For every six on-time payments, the cost of Boost Mobile's Monthly Unlimited plan shrinks by $5, eventually getting down to as low as $40 a month for unlimited nationwide talk, text and picture messaging, Web[1], email and calls to 411. Payments do not need to be consecutive to qualify for the next savings milestone.

Other key features include:
• 4-inch WVGA touchscreen
• 1.4GHz processor
• 1750 mAh battery
• Wi-Fi- and GPS-enabled
• Bluetooth 4.0

Samsung Galaxy Prevail II is available now at Boost Mobile's exclusive retail stores, select independent wireless dealer locations nationwide and at www.boostmobile.com/prevail2 with free shipping.

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