AT&T has got some good news and 2 new smartphones to offer. In fact, the LG Thrive you can spot in the picture below is the very first prepaid smartphone bearing the AT&T mark. Want to know something even more interesting? Even if this article presents the LG Thrive and Phoenix as 2 new smartphones, they are actually the same phone with the very same specs. The difference between the 2 is that one of these will be sold on a contract (the Phoenix) while the other one will be the first prepaid smartphone of AT&T (the Thrive).
What is there to know about these 2 devices? Both of them use the Android 2.2 platform in terms of operating systems and they both come with 600 MHz processors. Their displays measure 3.2 inches and they can support a native resolution of 320 x 480 pixels.
You get 160 MC of user memory but thanks to the included microSD card slot, expansion is possible to a maximum 32 GB. The camera located on the back has a 3.2 MP sensor don’t expect to take crystal clear pictures using such a device. It is important to mention that both devices comes with included wireless to make connecting to the internet easier and free anywhere you may have a hotspot available.
It is also important to mention that AT&T will be adding some new pre-paid plans that you may want to know about. A new plan requires you pay $25 for 500 MB but there are also 2 modification and new prices for some of the old plans which means that $4.99 for 1 MB has now turned into $5 for 10 MB and $19.99 is now $15 for 100 MB.
Those of you looking to buy the LG Thrive with a two year contract will only pay 449.99 but without a contract, it will cost you $179.99.