Whether you’re a student on a budget or the parent of one, these illuminating Smartphone Lite devices, paired with a diverse and affordable Value plan from Rogers, will enlighten you and your wallet.
Choose from these four rock-solid smartphones. Pay for it outright, or sign up for a term and Rogers will help you subsidize it with the option to pay it off any time.
The 411: The newest in LG’s L-Style lineup, the L7 is a great all-rounder with a pocket friendly thin form factor.
Operating System: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the latest and greatest from Google.
Camera: 5-megapixels (suitable for texting and printing), with auto-focus and an LED flash.
Display: 4.3-inch touchscreen, great for movies and pics.
Get this device if: Taking and sharing pictures is a high priority. Plus, the L7′s speedy 1GHz processor means you can watch videos while texting, playing games and more.
The 411: A nononsense social networking device that has the best of both the touchscreen and physical keyboard worlds.
Operating System: Android 2.2 (Froyo), with access to thousands of Android apps from the Android Play market.
Camera: 3.2-megapixels with 3x digital zoom.
Samsung Social Hub: Access your emails, Facebook, Twitter, texts and more from one unified application.
Get this device if: You’re an avid texter, emailer and social media addict.
The 411: Slick and powerful, this Windows Phone rivals the big boys of the smartphone world.
Operating System: Windows Phone 7.5, which includes such Microsoft apps as Messenger, Office, Xbox Live and Explorer.
Camera: 5-megapixels with HD video recording for brilliant videos you can connect and watch on your TV.
Marketplace: A smartphone needs an app or two. Well, the WP Marketplace has more than 90,000 and growing.
Get this device if: Organization and communication are your main goals in life.
The 411: The go-to for business people, it’s the master of the physical keypad world.
Operating System: BlackBerry OS with social feeds, universal search and more.
Camera: 2-megapixels with video recording, perfect for picture and video messaging.
BlackBerry Messenger: It’s famous, and for good reason. BBM goes beyond text messaging allowing up to 2,000 characters per message.
Get this device if: Email is your priority and you tend to write longer messages. It’s one of the most reliable smartphone brands on earth
TOP 4: The Rogers Value Plan
EASY ON THE WALLET
Perfect for students or those considering upgrading from prepaid, Value plans start at $26.75* a month and the wide range of devices are just as affordable.
ALL ABOUT UNLIMITED
The important things you need your smartphone to do for you are all covered, and unlimited:
- Unlimited BBM messaging (for BlackBerry users), you know, for those obsessed with BlackBerry’s addictive messaging app.
- Unlimited Text Messaging, which gives you special features such as text forwarding, text blocker, auto reply and distribution lists.
- Unlimited picture and video messaging, so you can freely send snapshots and videos to your friends as fast as you can make them.
- Unlimited local and weekend calling after 6pm, because sometimes a text message just won’t do. You also get 150 local weekday minutes.
That’s right, you can still be as free as a bird, with no term contract – just like a prepaid plan, but without the hassle of reloading your minutes. You can cancel whenever you want.
GREAT DEVICE SELECTION
Being cost conscious doesn’t mean you have to settle for a device that doesn’t work for you. With a Value plan you have options. First, you can choose from several awesome smartphones. Or, you can activate your own unlocked device.
For more info, visit the Rogers Smartphone lite page.
*Prices subject to change without notice.