The LG Optimus Elite in Silver is now available for $149.99 from Virgin Mobile with contract Beyond Talk plans with unlimited data and messaging starting at $35 a month. This is one of the first prepaid smartphones with NFC and Google wallet. To to sweeten the deal Virgin is adding a $35 account bonus until May 30. LetsTalk has it discounted with the coupon code 'LTCART5' an additional 5%.
The LG Optimus Elite features Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 3.5-inch HVGA screen, 800MHz processor, 5MP autofocus rear-facing camera and camcorder with flash, 1520mAh battery, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and microSD card slot.
The LG Optimus Elite also comes with 50GB of free cloud storage and sharing directly from LG, an estimated value of $240 per year. An Virgin Mobile freebie is Virgin Mobile Lite
You can get a $35 account bonus*good for one month of service when you activate an LG Optimus Elite. New customers only. Offer good through 5/30/2012 or while supplies last.
Virgin Mobile uses the Sprint Nationwide Network. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk plans start at $35 a month for 300 minutes of voice and include unlimited messaging and data. For those looking for a bit more talk time, the $45 plan offers 1,200 minutes of voice, and the $55 plan offers unlimited voice minutes each month. All plans include unlimited messaging and data (plans include 2.5GB of full-speed data).