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Best Cheap Used Net Phone for Virgin Mobile?

Dec 8, 2010 4:47AM PST

I'm switching from verizon to virgin to get unlimited everything and 300 mins monthly for $25. I thought I could just get one of those $80 used droids off ebay and connect it. I called virgin 3 times to get a clear answer on which phones could be used on their service-the 1st time i was blatantly lied too, the lady told me i MUST buy a brand new phone THROUGH virgin in order to utalize the $25 a month plan as if it were a catch to the bargain. I called back again, got a different person ,who told me it could be any phone as long as it's compatable, third call, I found out that it has to be a virgin phone new/used because virgin doesn't use sims cards. Anyway, so what's a good smart/net phone I could use with virgin hopefully used for under $80? I NEED the following features:

-decent like 2MP or more photo and camcorder THAT CAN BE UPLOADED TO COMPUTER, not stuck in phone forever.

-1G or more mp3 player, hopefully with standard 1/8 inch headphone jack so don't need adapter to use headhones

-3 inch or so screen, not a small flip phone

-prefer not a touch screen as i don't like anything that fragile on me always to worry about breaking

-can run youtube

-has a GPS like for driving directions unless this is an app for any phone

I never had a smart/net phone, so please suggest anything else you think i might really want in the phone.
thank you very much

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Today, in the USA, I see no smart phone plan for 25 a month.
Dec 8, 2010 4:51AM PST

About as close as I get is Cricket in San Diego but they don't have that in all states I hear.

Let's hope others find out if there is such a plan.
Bob

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Dec 11, 2010 11:11AM PST

thanks
well smart phone plan or whatever it is, want cheap phone with capabilities listed, thankss

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As close as I find such
Dec 11, 2010 11:26AM PST

Is a droid from cricket. But the plans change so fast that I dare not write what it was last month.
Bob

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Dec 11, 2010 11:13AM PST

smart phone plan or whatever it is, I want a cheap used phone with the listed capabilities. thankss

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nevermind. thanks anyway
Dec 11, 2010 1:37PM PST

suprisingly, the 4 ones suggested/listed on virgin's webiste are basically all i could find used on ebay with the features i want. i originally thought these were the latest phones and i could find something older with slighly less features for a much lower price used. Just to clarify, the phone must have a virgin emblem on it for the $25 beyond talk unlimited everything 300 talk mins plan. however lg101 phone won't work but it's a very basic phone