So what do you guys think about this phone? It’s only $149, it’s on Virgin Mobile, and is a 3G contract phone. The Ocean 2 takes the design of the original Ocean and adds a larger, 2.6-inch QVGA display, tabbed browsing, an optical navigation sensor and larger QWERTY keypad buttons. The software suite has also had an overhaul, with a new Connect social networking dashboard, the addition of Google Talk to the IM suite, inclusive Exchange email access, on-device editing of Word, PowerPoint and Excel files, and background media playback.
Buyers of the Helio Ocean 2 will also get a 512MB microSD card. The phone will be available from www.virginmobileusa.com on February 12th, as well as from select retail stores.
$65 per month includes 500 daytime minutes, unlimited nights and weekends, unlimited mobile to mobile calling, unlimited messaging and unlimited data usage $85 monthly plan includes 1000 daytime minutes, unlimited nights and weekends, unlimited mobile to mobile calling, unlimited messaging and unlimited data For $99, unlimited voice, messaging and data