Whether she’s celebrating her first Mother’s Day, her kids have moved out of the house, or she’s environmentally conscious or loves taking photographs of her kids, mom is going to love the smartphone recommendations offered this Mother’s Day (May 13) by Sprint.
David Owens, vice president-Product Development, Sprint
"Sprint’s diverse device portfolio offers something to fit every mom’s lifestyle – from the tech-savvy to the eco-friendly mom, there is a device and apps to match her personality and keep her busy lifestyle organized. With our affordable rate plans, moms don’t have to worry about data plan overages. They can make the most of their time checking emails, scheduling appointments and browsing the Web, all at a price that makes sense for their family."
New Moms and Pregnant Moms-to-be
Moms with newborn babies are often sleep deprived and overwhelmed, so download apps onto her new phone that will help her do everything from record when her baby eats and sleeps to help lull her baby to sleep with soothing lullabies. Women expecting their first child or adding an addition to the family can benefit from apps that will help them choose a name and keep track of their pregnancy.
- ZTE Fury™ offers something for every mom and is packed full of features for an exceptional value. ZTE Fury is a full-featured Android device with a 3.5-inch capacitive display, 5MP camera with LED flash, 3G mobile hotspot capabilities and comes preloaded with Sprint ID, a unique feature that enables mom to have a fully personalized experience with a few simple clicks. ZTE Fury is ideal for families who want the convenience and connectedness of a smartphone at an accessible price point. It is available through all Sprint sales channels including Sprint 1-800-SPRINT1 and www.sprint.com for just $19.99 with a new two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate via reward card2.
Environmentally Conscious Moms
Mom surely wants to make the planet better for her children – and by choosing an eco-friendly device and green apps, she can do just that. With a No. 3 ranking on Newsweek’s list of the 500 Greenest Companies in the United States, Sprint offers a wide array of green devices. Mom can express her passion for the environment with eco-friendly devices and apps such as these:
- LG Optimus Elite™ keeps mom stylish with eco-friendly attributes, including a casing made of 50 percent recycled plastics and fully recyclable packaging. As the successor to the popular LG Optimus S™, this affordable and highly customizable full-featured smartphone keeps mom organized with Android 2.3, Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen, 800MHz processor, 5MP rear-facing camera and camcorder with flash, virtual QWERTY keyboard and mobile hotspot capability supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices. LG Optimus Elite is available in Titan Silver and White exclusively through 1-800-SPRINT1 and www.sprint.com for just $29.99 with a new two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate via reward card2 (excludes taxes and surcharges).
- LG Viper™ 4G LTE, Sprint’s first 4G LTE device to feature eco-friendly attributes, is the perfect device for the super mom. With eco-friendly features like a charger that exceeds the EC Code of Conduct on energy efficiency when it comes to no-load consumption and fully recyclable packaging, LG Viper 4G LTE lets mom rest easy and know she’s doing her part for the environment. Balancing work and family is a tough task, and LG Viper 4G LTE is the perfect fit to keep a busy mom’s lifestyle organized. LG Viper customers can currently download the “Life’s Good Fairytales” app for FREE. The Life’s Good Fairytale app is a customizable storyboard that allows parents and children to bond over the creation and sharing of unique fairytales via their LG Viper 4G LTE smartphone. LG Viper is available now in all Sprint retail channels, including 1-800-SPRINT1 and www.sprint.com, for just $99.99 with a new two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate via reward card2 (excludes taxes).
Photography Loving Moms
Mom can put away her digital camera and lighten her purse while easily capturing her baby’s first smile, son’s first goal or daughter’s ballet recital with her new smartphone’s built-in camera. With free photography apps she can easily edit those photos or add special effects and share special moments instantly with friends and family, right from her phone.
- Galaxy Nexus is great for the tech-savvy mom – it’s built on Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich with 4G LTE capability. Galaxy Nexus has a full-featured 5MP camera with zero shutter lag so snapping several photos is quicker than the blink of an eye, ensuring mom doesn’t miss a moment of her energetic little ones. Mom has enough baggage to carry and Galaxy Nexus helps alleviate her burden with Google Wallet™. Google Wallet turns the smartphone into a wallet using Near Field Communication (NFC) to make safe purchases at more than 100,000 participating retailers. Galaxy Nexus is available in all Sprint retail channels, including 1-800-SPRINT1 and www.sprint.com, for $199.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line of service or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.
Stay tuned for more app recommendations.