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Jun 12, 2011

Virgin Mobile lets Android run Blur-free on the Motorola Triumph

Motorola hopes to rescue its tarnished MOTOBLUR UI with a name-change. The rust runs deeper than that, Virgin Mobile has decided to give its prepaid customers the "true Android experience" from now on, which means you'll find no proprietary shell whatsoever sitting atop its new Motorola Triumph handset. Aside from a few bits of Virgin bloatware, the Triumph escapes with a relatively standard install of Android 2.2. Meanwhile, MOTOBLUR will still be foisted on pay-monthly customers who buy a Photon 4G or XPRT from Sprint, Virgin Mobile's parent company. Some of them might like the shell and its add-ons, but others will be better off without such OS contamination.
 
 

10 comments:

BigOryx said...

wow that's good news

Whitelight said...

I need a new phone :/

Michael Arsenault said...

hmm... guess ill be in the market for new phone.

Jammer said...

Not a bad deal

JamieGraham09 said...

I used to be on virgin but I thought that the choice of phones was terrible! its good to see that they are opening up a bit

supertwiks said...

best phone ewer, srsly. no problem man we need that android

Dave said...

That phone looks ok to me. Very smart.

Dave said...

That phone looks ok to me. Very smart.

VersionDouble said...

lucky for Motorola users!

Daniel said...

android rocks