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AT&T announces smartphone, new GoPhone data plans

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 screen, 600MHz processor, WiFi, Android 2.2, and 3G data speeds (up to 7.2Mbps). In addition, AT&T rolled out a new data plan and revised its existing ones. The new one includes 500MB for $25 per month. The old ones are now $5 for 10MB and $15 for 100MB. These plans also get users access to AT&T’s WiFi hotspots, which will help cut down on data usage. The Thrive will be available at retail outlets and AT&T’s website on April 17th. It will require one of the aforementioned data plans.

Via Phone Scoop.

3 Responses

  1. Chad Says

    You all don’t need this phone.. Just put your Sim chip in the Iphone 3gs you be more happy :-) Works well. yes the 3g works to….

    Posted on May 6th, 2011 at 10:35 am
  2. gerardo Says

    naw dont listen to that foo. i tried the 3gs with my gophone sim and i could call and txt but u cant recieve or send pictures.

    Posted on May 9th, 2011 at 2:12 pm
  3. Marc Says

    It’s about frggin time AT&T got some decent prepaid phones. This new LG looks very nice. I might upgrade from my LG Prime. Then again, with what AT&T’s data plans cost, I might switch to Boost Mobile, Metro PCS, or Sprint. All three of them are way cheaper.

    Posted on June 5th, 2011 at 8:50 pm

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