Verizon Expands Prepaid Smartphone Selection

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Basking Ridge, N.J. - Verizon Wireless acknowledged prepaid-cellular's growth by expanding its selection of smartphones available with prepaid service.

 Samsung's Illusion smartphone was the sole smartphone available with a prepaid plan, but the selection now includes the Droid Incredible by HTC, Droid 3 by Motorola, BlackBerry Bold 9930, Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, LG Enlighten and others.

 Citing Stevenson Company research, Verizon noted that prepaid service accounted for almost one-third of all

smartphone purchases

by U.S. consumers in 2011.

 The smartphones are available with an $80 prepaid plan that includes unlimited talk and text messaging and 1GB of data.


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