Boost Mobile today announced the March 7 release of the HTC One SV and Boost Force. Both Android-powered smartphones will operate on the Sprint 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. Here's more info on these upcoming Android smartphones from Sprint:
Both Android-powered smartphones pair the speed of 4G LTE with the value of Boost Mobile's no-annual 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.
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 4.0 -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.