Consumers TRIUMPH over Costly Data Plans with New Smartphone from Virgin Mobile USA and Motorola
WARREN, N.J. – – Virgin Mobile USA continues to expand its Android smartphone lineup with the introduction today of Motorola TRIUMPH™, providing a new top-of-the-line smartphone option with the added flexibility of a no contract plan. The TRIUMPH, Motorola’s first smartphone available exclusively to Virgin Mobile USA customers, is available today at national major retailers and online at www.virginmobileusa.com for $299.99.
“As smartphone ownership continues to accelerate, we are thrilled to offer Virgin Mobile customers this exciting, compelling new handset from a device leader like Motorola,” said Mark Lederman, business line director, Virgin Mobile USA. “The Motorola TRIUMPH is a best in class smartphone and provides users with the freedom to enjoy unlimited data on Virgin Mobile, without overages or a contract.”
Motorola TRIUMPH allows users to rev up their smartphone experience with a superfast 1GHz processor, 4.1" touchscreen, 5MP camera, front-facing VGA camera, 720p HD camcorder with HDMI output to allow for playback on HDTVs (requires HDMI cable sold separately).
“The prepaid segment is a key opportunity in the wireless industry,” said Jeff Miller, corporate vice president, Motorola Mobility. “With Motorola TRIUMPH, we are excited to offer Virgin Mobile customers a device which provides a powerful Android smartphone experience with no compromises.”
Additional features include:
*Up to 32GB of expandable memory to power and store multimedia libraries
*Access to corporate email, social media sites, like Facebook® and Twitter™ and a full suite of Google™ services, like Google Search™, Gmail™, Google Maps™, Google Talk™ and more
*5 megapixel rear-facing camera and front-facing VGA camera for video chat
*Android Market™ for access to more than 200,000 useful applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience
Motorola TRIUMPH also is the first handset to come preloaded with the Virgin Mobile Live 2.0 social networking music application used to access the Virgin Mobile branded music stream, hosted by DJ Abbey Braden. The app also provides Android users free access to live music performance videos and “check in” features at special events. All status updates made using the app will also sync with Facebook and Twitter.
As the first new smartphone available on the new Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk plan structure, Motorola TRIUMPH provides the greatest value for an Android plan in the marketplace. These new plans are effective for new customers today:
Beyond Talk Rate/Month - Messaging/Data - Anytime Minutes
$35 - Unlimited - 300
$45 - Unlimited - 1200
$55 - Unlimited - Unlimited
Existing Beyond Talk Virgin Mobile customers as of July 19 can keep their current plan pricing as long as they don’t let their account expire, and they can upgrade to new devices including the Motorola TRIUMPH without incurring additional costs.
About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE:MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people’s lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, visit motorola.com/mobility.
ABOUT VIRGIN MOBILE USA
Virgin Mobile USA, one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, offers millions of customers control, flexibility and connectivity through Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk™ plans for mobile phone service and prepaid Broadband2Go high-speed Web access. Virgin Mobile branded devices are available at more than 40,000 retail stores, including Best Buy, Radio Shack, Target and Walmart. Top-Up cards are available at approximately 150,000 locations nationwide and can be used for Broadband2Go services. Purchase and experience Virgin Mobile on the Web and at Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and www.virginmobileusa.com.
*Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. Contact your service provider for details.
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