Phone Dog – April 13, 2016
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile will get Kyocera Hydro Reach, LG G Stylo 2, Samsung Galaxy J7
Sprint has two prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, and they’re both getting a trio of new Android phones. First up is the Kyocera Hydro Reach, an Android 5.1 phone with a 5-inch 960×540 touchscreen. The Hydro Reach’s spec list also includes a quad-core Snapdragon processor 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, and 4G LTE. Powering the Hydro Reach is a 2160mAh battery.
Mobile Tech Review – April 13, 2016
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile US to Release Three New Smartphones
Get wet and wild this summer with the Hydro REACH by Kyocera, available Friday, April 15 from Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA for $99.99 (plus tax). This device, the next generation of the popular Hydro Edge, offers up a 5″ qHD display with a 5-megapixel rear-facing and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Enjoy the textured back cover for improved grip, while the rounded edges feel comfortable in your hand.
Android Central – April 13, 2016
Samsung Galaxy J7, LG G Stylo 2 and Kyocera Hydro REACH head to Boost and Virgin Mobile on April 15
On April 15, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile will begin carrying three new budget smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy J7, LG G Stylo 2 and Kyocera Hydro REACH will all be available on April 15, and all priced under $230. Each phone offers something a bit different than the others. For example, Kyocera’s Hydro REACH has a 5-inch QHD display and is both dust and waterproof, with Wet Touchscreen Operation.
Phone Scoop – April 13, 2016
Boost and Virgin Mobile Score Kyocera Hydro Reach
Sprint’s prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, plan to sell three low-cost smartphones in the weeks ahead, including the Kyocera Hydro Reach. The Reach (pictured) is an update to the Hydro Edge.
Android Guys – April 13, 2016
New phones are coming to Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile
With the release of premium smartphones like the recent HTC 10, it’s putting pressure on consumers who are looking for wallet-friendly phones. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have announced three new phones for budget-conscious consumers, and all of them are under $230.
GSM Arena – April 13, 2016
Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylo 2, and Kyocera Hydro Reach launch at Boost and Virgin Mobile on Friday
This Friday will be a very busy day for Sprint’s prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. The former will see no less than three new smartphones launching on April 15, while the latter will have to go with two out of three. The trio in question consists of the Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylo 2, and Kyocera Hydro Reach.
Android Headlines – April 13, 2016
Boost/Virgin Mobile Launch 3 Smartphones Starting Friday
While Sprint is busy preparing for the launch of the all-new HTC 10 and finding ways to attack T-Mobile in their new ad spots, they’re also focusing on their MVNO networks Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. Today Sprint has announced that each carrier is going to be launching three brand-new smartphones this week, although none of them are the HTC 10 just in case you’re a customer of either carrier and were hoping for that to be the case.
Android Community – April 14, 2016
Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA announce new phones and mobile plans
Q2 just started but we’re sure that most of you can’t wait for summer. It’s vacation time for the students but for some adults, it means a good time to shop for new gadgets as great deals are usually offered this season. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA are making an early announcement of their promos and new mobile and data plans.
eWeek – April 14, 2016
Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile Add 3 Smartphone Options for Customers
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA have added three more smartphone options for no-contract phone buyers, including Kyocera’s waterproof Hydro Reach phone, LG’s G Stylo 2 and Samsung’s Galaxy J7.
Slash Gear – April 14, 2016
Boost Mobile adds Samsung Galaxy J7, LG and Kyocera phones
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are adding a trio of new smartphones, giving prepaid customers more options for no-contract plans. Chief among the new models is the Samsung Galaxy J7, a phone that resembles the other Galaxy devices Samsung has released. Joining it is the LG G Stylo 2, an update to the original phone by the same name. Lowest (and cheapest) on the list is the new Kyocera Hydro REACH, a waterproof smartphone that can be used while wet.
Phone Arena – April 15, 2016
Kyocera Hydro Reach, LG Stylo 2 and Samsung Galaxy J7 officially released in the US
Starting today, April 15, you can buy three new LTE-capable Android smartphones in the US – that is, if you don’t mind getting them from Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile. The three devices are the Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylus 2, and Kyocera Hydro Reach.
Android Authority – April 15, 2016
3 with LTE: Samsung Galaxy J7 (2015), LG Stylo 2, and Kyocera Hydro REACH now avaliable in the USA
Customers using either Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile are in luck, as today – April 15th – marks the release of several different LTE smartphones, all under $230. Hailing from Korea, Samsung has brought forth the Samsung Galaxy J7, and LG is offering the LG Stylus 2. Hailing from Japan, Kyocera is offering the Kyocera Hydro REACH. Now let’s take a moment to examine each.
KEYC News 12 – April 15, 2016
Kyocera Launches Waterproof Hydro REACH Smartphone, Available Now from Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA
Kyocera Communications Inc. today announced that its newest waterproof 4G LTE Android smartphone, the Hydro REACH, is now available from Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA nationwide. Building on the legacy of success of Kyocera’s Hydro Series, the Hydro REACH sports a large 5-inch display and with a textured back cover and rounded edges for a comfortable feel in the hand. The phone goes on sale today for just $99.99.
Yahoo News – April 16, 2016
Three budget smartphones are we — and offered for Sprint’s prepaid brands
Prepaid smartphone customers, rejoice, for Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, Sprint’s two official prepaid brands, have unveiled a trio of new handsets that will fight for your hard-earned cheddar… Finally, we have the Kyocera Hydro Reach, the cheapest of the bunch. Hailing from Japan and weighing in at roughly five ounces, the Hydro Reach is powered by the 1.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, along with 1GB of RAM.
Talk Android – April 16, 2016
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile add three budget Android smartphones
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have added three new budget-friendly smartphones to their wireless service. The list includes the Kyocera Hydro REACH, the Samsung Galaxy J7, and the LG Stylo 2.
Android Headlines – April 18, 2016
Kyocera’s $99 Hydro Reach Now Available On Boost & Virgin
South Korea’s Kyocera Communications has announced through a press release the launch of its latest waterproof LTE-enabled smartphone, the Hydro Reach, on Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA, both of which operate as Sprint’s MVNO brands in the country. The smartphone is one of the three new pocket-friendly devices to be launched on Boost and Virgin recently and will cost just $99.99 (plus taxes) without contract.
CNET – April 18, 2016
2017 iPhone will replace aluminum body with glass, says analyst
Next year’s iPhone may sport an all-glass body. The 2017 iPhone will dump its traditional aluminum casing, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Sunday in an investors note picked up by Apple blogs 9to5Mac and AppleInsider. Instead, the phone will have a glass chassis. http://www.cnet.com/news/2017-iphone-glass-body-aluminum-ming-chi-kuo-samsung/
The Verge – April 15, 2016
AT&T’s plan to counter T-Mobile is Cricket Wireless unlimited
Cricket Wireless, the AT&T-owned prepaid carrier, has announced that it’s offering an unlimited data, text, and voice plan for $70 per month. That’s the all-in price, including taxes and fees, and for people who sign up for automated billing the price drops to $65 per month.