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Prepaid Phone Deals for 3/27/2011 - 4/2/2011

Welcome to Prepaid Phone News' weekly listing of prepaid phones on sale.

Assuming it's actually available, the top deal this week has got to be the refurbished LG Optimus T for $99 at T-Mobile.com.

The reason I have doubts is that the "Add to Cart" button on the site is grayed out and not working. I spoke with a T-Mobile telephone sales rep who told me they are aware of the issue and that the phone is available and the online-only price will be honored by tele-sales while the web site is not working. Call 1-877-353-3614 to order.

The Optimus is by far the best entry level Android device currently available (see Engadget's review). It has a quality 3.2 inch 320 x 480 px screen, Android 2.2 (Froyo), decent 3 MP camera and a sufficiently powerful processor and graphics chip to be nicely responsive.

If you are looking for a USB wireless modem for your laptop T-Mobile has quite a deal for you. It's the T-Mobile Rocket 2.0 4G Laptop Stick with a free $30 refill for $59.99. Update: the free refill deal has ended.

Other prepaid phone deals this week. Except as noted all are available both online and in stores:


NET10 LG 900G QWERTY bar with 2MP camera and MP3 player $29.99 (reg $59.99 (Note: Radio Shack has this phone with free shipping at the same price)

Free Net10 Motorola W408 flip phone (reg $29.99) with the purchase of a $50 refill. (online only,  shipping is $5.99)

Radio Shack

Boost Mobile Sanyo SPC-2700 Juno QWERTY bar $59.99 with free shipping (reg $79.99)

AT&T Samsung A187 QWERTY bar phone $49.99 with free shipping (reg $79.99)

AT&T Samsung A197 flip phone with $15 call credit  $29.99 (reg $49.99)

AT&T LG Neon QWERTY slider $49.99 with free shipping (reg $79.99)

Net 10 LG 900G QWERTY bar $29.99 with 2MP camera, MP3 and free shipping (reg $59.99)

Net 10 Samsung R335 flip $29.99 with free shipping (reg $59.99)

T-Mobile Huawei Comet Android $149.99 with free shipping (reg $199.99)

T-Mobile Nokia Nuron Symbian touchscreen  $119.99 with free shipping (reg $129.99) (Note: $99.99 at Walmart)

T-Mobile Samsung t139 flip $19.99 (reg $29.99)


Beyond Talk LG Rumor 2 QWERTY slider $49.99 (reg $89.99) with free shipping.

payLo LG Flare flip $19.99 with free shipping and $19.99 in Bonus Airtime (new customers only)


Virgin Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8530 $169.00 (reg: $198.00) (online only, currently out of stock)

Virgin Mobile LG Rumor2 QWERTY Slider $39.00 (reg $49.99). Also available online only with free car charger at the same price.

Virgin Mobile Kyocera Loft QWERTY bar $49.88 (reg $59.88)

AT&T Nokia C3  QWERTY slab  $59.00 (reg $69.00) (out of stock online)

AT&T Samsung A107 flip $9.98 (reg:19.88) (out of stock online)

NET10 Samsung T401G QWERTY slider $56.88 (reg: $79.88).

T-Mobile Huawei Tap touchscreen $89.00 (reg $99.00) (online only) (Note: $69.99 with free $30 refill on T-Mobile.com)

T-Mobile Nokia 1661 bar phone $14.98 with free car charger (online only, currently out of stock)


The AT&T website offers free shipping on all phones and $5-$30 online-only discounts on most phones.  There are also some good deals on refurbished phones with free shipping again this week

Samsung A777 slider $34.99 ($219.99 if new)

Samsung  Strive QWERTY slider $89.99 ($209.99 if new)

LG GU295 slider $99.99 ($169.99 if new)


The free $30 refill card offer is back on T-Mobile's website.  Almost all new (and some refurbished) phones on the site come with a free $30 refill card. T-Mobile's refill deals typically only last a couple of days so hop on it now if you're interested. Update 29-Mar-2011 The free $30 refill offer has ended.

If you ordered a phone that was supposed to come with a free refill and didn't get the refill, call T-Mobile TeleSales Support at 800-672-5390 to get your refill PIN.

There are also some good deals on several refurbished phones this week. Shipping is free on all phones.

LG Optimus T Android phone $99.99 ($239.99 if new). Note: T-Mobile's website is currently having issues that are causing the "Add to Cart" button for the Optimus T to be grayed out and non-functional.   If you can't order online because the button is grayed out, call 1-877-353-3614 to order. I just spoke with T-Mobile and was assured that the Optimus T is available and that telephone sales reps will give you the online-only price if you can't order online because of the glitch.

T-Mobile Rocket 2.0 4G Laptop Stick with free $30 refill $59.99 ($199.99)

LG dLite stylish blue flip $49.99 $49.99 ($179.99 if new) also available in bubble gum pink.

Huawei Comet Android phone $99.99 ($149.99 if new)

Samsung Gravity T touchscreen QWERTY slider $79.99 $99.99 with free $30 refill ($219.99 if new)


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