AT&T bringing smartphones (but not iPhone) to prepaid customers

Kansas City Star - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T is bringing a little Android sizzle to its pay-as-you-go customers. It's late to the party, but is selling the phone for a tad less than most competitors. The wireless carrier has announced it will sell two phones through its pre-paid GoPhone ...

AT&T to offer its first prepaid smartphone

Los Angeles Times - 13 Apr, 2011
The LG Thrive, available April 17, will untether users from a long-term service contract. The Android phone will feature a 3.2-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera -- and data packages with no locked-in contract (although if you want one, ...

LG Thrive is AT&T's First Pre-Paid Android Smartphone

TIME - Jared Newman - 13 Apr, 2011
The Thrill isn't the most powerful Android handset on the market. Running Android 2.2, the Thrill has a wimpy 600 MHz processor, and the display is on the small side at 3.2 inches. There's a 3.2 megapixel camera on the ...

AT&T Drops Price on Pre-Paid Data Plans

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T on Tuesday dropped the price on its pre-paid data plans and announced a new option that provides 500MB for $25. In addition to the 500MB plan, users can select 10MB for $5 or 100MB for $15. Previously, 1MB cost $4.99 while the ...

AT&T cuts data cost on pre-paid plans

Computerworld - Matt Hamblen - ‎Apr 12, 2011‎
Computerworld - AT&T announced big price cuts for pre-paid data plans on Tuesday: It's now offering, for example, 10MB of data for $5, up from 1MB for $4.99. AT&T also introduced a new pre-paid 500MB plan for $25, and said its 100MB ...

LG Thrive to be AT&T's first prepaid smartphone

CNET (blog) - Bonnie Cha - ‎Apr 12, 2011‎
No one likes signing their life away to cell phone contracts, but fortunately, most service providers offer some kind of prepaid solution, and they're slowly starting to diversify their phone offerings to include smartphones. ...

AT&T (NYSE:T) Prepaid Smartphone Landing Soon

eMoneyDaily - 13 Apr, 2011
The Android phone, LG Thrive will be available without a locked"in contract from AT&T (NYSE:T) on April 17. The phone will feature a 3.2-inch touch screen and a 3.2-megapixel camera. Customers will be able to choose an unlimited daily talk or text plan ...

AT&T To Start Selling LG Thrive, Its First Prepaid Smartphone, Next Week

The Consumerist - Chris Morran - 13 Apr, 2011
Starting Sunday, AT&T will get into the prepaid smartphone business when it begins selling the LG Thrive. The Thrive is an Android-based smartphone with a 3.2" touch screen and 3.2 megapixel camera. ...

LG Thrive, IE 10 & Final Cut Pro X Unveiled: This Morning's Top Stories

Mashable - Lauren Indvik - 13 Apr, 2011
Welcome to this morning's edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. We're keeping our eyes on three particular stories of interest today. AT&T and LG have launched LG Thrive, ...

Will Android Out Perform iPhone

Daily News Pulse - Louis Hanks - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T will be offering the LG Thrive for a starter price of $179.99 so long as users sign up with a GoPhone prepaid plan: available plans include $2 a day for unlimited calling and text messaging plus $0.01 per ...

AT&T takes smartphones to prepaid

Mobile Business Briefing - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T announced the launch of its first smartphone for prepaid customers, the LG Thrive, which will be available to customers next week. The device is powered by Android 2.2, has a 3.2-inch colour screen, 3.2 megapixel camera, and integrated Wi-Fi ...

AT&T to launch LG Thrive, LG Phoenix smartphones (US)

Wireless Federation - 13 Apr, 2011
LG Thrive is AT&T's prepaid smartphone for GoPhone customers. GoPhone customers can choose from new data packages with no long-term commitment required. Both smartphones feature a 3.2-inch colour touch display, Android 2.2 platform, Exchange e-mail ...

Meet AT&T's First Prepaid Smartphone: LG Thrive

Mashable - Stan Schroeder - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T and LG have launched LG Thrive, the first Android smartphone to be available as part of AT&T's GoPhone prepaid plan. LG Thrive is a 3.2-inch device with a 3.2-megapixel camera with autofocus, Wi-Fi, HSDPA and 160 MB of memory expandable via SD ...

AT&T to launch LG Thrive, LG Phoenix smartphones on 17 April

Telecompaper (subscription) - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T will launch LG Thrive and LG Phoenix smartphones on 17 April. LG Thrive is AT&T's prepaid smartphone for GoPhone customers. GoPhone customers can choose from new data packages with no long-term commitment required. Both smartphones feature a ...

AT&T Announces New Slate of GoPhone Data Plans

PhoneNews.com - Humberto Saabedra - 13 Apr, 2011
On top of this weekend's forthcoming release of the LG Thrive, AT&T has revived its dedicated GoPhone data plans with included access to AT&T's Wi-Fi network and reduced overage fees. The new plans start at 500MB of data access for $25 month, ...

AT&T's first prepaid smartphone: LG Thrive

Examiner.com - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T is classing up its prepaid phone offerings. The wireless provider has announced the addition of a new smartphone, LG's Thrive, to be available April 17th in its GoPhone line. “The range of smartphones available at LG and AT&T is a tribute to our ...

AT&T to offer first pre-paid smartphones

San Antonio Express (blog) - 13 Apr, 2011
Starting Sunday, AT&T Inc. will offer the LG Thrive and LG Phoenix without a long-term contract. This is the first time that AT&T will offer a smartphone to its GoPhone pre-paid customers. Both smartphones run on Android OS 2.2, have a 3.2 inch display ...

Prepaid Android Thrives at AT&T with LG Thrive April 17 Release Date

Wireless and Mobile News - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T announced its first prepaid Android smartphone for its GoPhone service, the LG Thrive, and new prepaid data plans. The LG Thrive has a 600MHz processor, 3.2-inch touchscreen, 3.2-megapixel camera, and it runs Android 2.2. ...

Optimus One Coming to AT&T as LG Phoenix, LG Thrive

Gotta Be Mobile - 13 Apr, 2011
Today, AT&T announced that it would be bringing the well-known Optimus One to its airwaves in the form of two devices called LG Thrive and the LG Phoenix, phones that will be attractive to those not wanting to break the bank paying for a smartphone. ...

AT&T intros LG Phoenix and LG Thrive Android phones (Optimus One versions)

Unwired View - 13 Apr, 2011
By Florin on 12 Apr 11 AT&T has finally announced its own LG Optimus One, becoming the last major US carrier to do so. Of course, like all other carriers, AT&T customized the handset, and will offer it under two names: LG Thrive, and LG Phoenix. ...

Only a carrier could trumpet $500 per gigabyte as a price cut

InfoWorld - Galen Gruman - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T announced today that it was cutting the price of data access for prepaid customers -- those who don't sign contracts but instead pay as they go -- to $5 for 10MB of data access on select smartphones, a major cut from ...

AT&T's Not So Dynamic Duo: The LG Thrive And Pheonix

Android Police - Cameron Summerson - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T has kind of introduced two new LG Android powered smartphones into its lineup, set to appear on April 17th " the LG Thrive and LG Phoenix. I say "kind of" because, well, they're the same phone. The Thrive is a prepaid variant, while the Phoenix is ...

AT&T Launches First Prepaid Smartphone

Mobiledia - Kendra Srivastava - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T launched its first prepaid smartphone today, the LG Thrive, along with postpaid twin LG Phoenix, in a seeming effort to diversify after losing its iPhone exclusivity. Both Android-based phones are ...

AT&T launches LG Thrive pre-paid Android smartphone

Digitaltrends.com - Geoff Duncan - 13 Apr, 2011
Want a smartphone but hate contracts? AT&T is looking to crach the pre-paid market with the Android-powered LG Thrive. AT&T has announced it is launched its first pre-paid smartphone in the form of the LG Thrive, adding the device to the company's ...

AT&T announces smartphone, new GoPhone data plans

Prepaid Reviews (blog) - 13 Apr, 2011
Hi there! If you're new to the site, you may want to subscribe to the the feed. Pictured above is the LG Thrive, an Android smartphone recently announced for release on AT&T GoPhone. It's a standard mid-level Android handset, featuring a 3.2-inch ...

AT&T Gets Their First Prepaid Smartphone: The LG Thrive

MobileCrunch - Greg Kumparak - 13 Apr, 2011
Hey, whatd'ya know! Remember that shot of the Android-powered LG Optimus One all gussied up in AT&T colors that leaked out last week? AT&T has just made it official. In fact, they made it official twice: once as a ...

AT&T Mobility's GoPhone to get smartphone

RCR Wireless - 13 Apr, 2011
Further proof that the prepaid space is the mobile industry's hottest segment came this morning with AT&T Mobility (T) announcing it will begin offering its first smartphone through its GoPhone offering. LG Electronics Co. Ltd.'s Thrive has been tapped ...

AT&T brings LG Android smartphone to GoPhone prepaid brand

FierceWireless - Phil Goldstein - 13 Apr, 2011
AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) is jumping into the prepaid smartphone market by partnering with LG to bring an Android smartphone to the carrier's GoPhone prepaid brand. AT&T said it will launch the LG Thrive for $179.99 on April 17 for its GoPhone prepaid ...

AT&T Launches LG Optimus One in Post and Prepaid Flavors

Phandroid.com - Kevin Krause - 13 Apr, 2011
Not long ago a rumor cropped up that AT&T would begin selling the LG Optimus One like most other carriers in the US, but we didn't quite expect them to launch two version of the device. ...

Froyo-based LG Thrive becomes AT&T's first prepaid smartphone, ships April ...

Engadget - Darren Murph - ‎Apr 12, 2011‎
A G2x they ain't, but AT&T's newest duo from LG should certainly satisfy the cravings of less-demanding Android loyalists. Along with every other carrier in the world, Ma Bell has decided to pick up a couple ...

 

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