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Prepaid HTC One V Launches On Virgin Mobile for $199.99

There are a trio of shiny new phones available on Virgin Mobile site starting today. The previously announced iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S are now available for $549.99 and $649.99 respectively. Virgin is offering free overnight shipping on iPhones now through 11 AM EST, Friday June 29. As daylight saving time is in effect, I don't know why Virgin is using standard time. They probably meant EDT, so I'd advise ordering before 11 AM EDT (10 AM EST) to be on the safe side.

The third phone is the leaked but never officially announced HTC One V. Unlike most Virgin phones which are older Sprint handsets, the One V was just released. It's a solid mid-range phone with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 5 MP auto focus camera with LED flash. It also has Beats audio enhancement although you will need to buy a set of Beats headphones to get the full Beats experience.
Full specs:

  • CPU: Qualcomm single core 1 GHz
  • OS: Android™ 4.0.3 with HTC Sense 4
  • Internal storage: 4 GB
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Expansion slot: microSD memory cards (SD 2.0 compatible) up to 32 GB
  • Network: 800, 1900 Mhz, CDMA, 1xRTT, EVDO Rev.A
  • Sensors: Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
  • Audio output: 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • Bluetooth: 4.0
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n
  • Camera: 5 megapixel with auto focus, LED flash
  • Camcorder: 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) with continuous auto focus
  • Sound Enhancement: Beats Audio
  • Music player supported formats: Playback: MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG
  • Video player supported formats: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2
  • Battery: 1500 mAh, Talk Time: 7.2 hours, Standby Time 10.5 daYS
  • Dimensions: 4.7 x 2.35 x 0.36 (120 x 60 x 9.24 mm)
  • Weight: 4.25 oz (128 g)

The HTC One V is available now at virginmobileusa.com for $199.99 with free shipping. It can be used on any Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan. There are three plans, starting at $35/month, all of which include unlimited messaging and data (throttled to 256 Kbps after 2.5 GB) and varying amounts of voice minutes.

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