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Android Jelly Bean-flavored Boost Warp 4G drops for $200 off-contract

The 4.5-inch Android smartphone falls right in the middle of the prepaid carrier's portfolio.

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Boost Mobile's latest Android, the 4.5-inch Boost Warp 4G. Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile added a new no-contract Android phone to its lineup on Thursday, the Android-powered Boost Warp 4G. Priced at $199, it's a refreshed take on last year's midranger, the Boost Warp, this time adding a faster LTE data connection backed by Sprint's network.

Manufactured by ZTE, the Warp 4G runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.5-inch HD display and an 8-megapixel rear camera. Looking under the hood, we learn the smartphone includes a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8GB internal storage, and 1GB RAM.

In terms of software, the Warp 4G comes with the full suite of Google apps as well as Boost's own Mobile ID pack. The latter bundles apps, ringtones, wallpapers, and widgets that are centered around common themes and interests, like sports or shopping, for instance.

You can buy the Boost Warp 4G online or from Boost stores starting today.