Summary: The biggest draw of the Optimus S on Republic Wireless is its dirt-cheap plan. For $655 over the course of two years, you get a phone with decent performance, unlimited text, calls and data. Let's not forget that you aren't even tied to a 2-year plan, so you can opt out anytime you want. But does the service work well enough to jump ship from more established carriers? Right now, the answer is no.
Pros: Inexpensive data plan, Sturdy build, No contract
Cons: Short battery life, Some dropped calls, Currently no in-call handoffs to switch seamlessly between Wi-Fi and network, No high-end phones offered on the network
Excerpt: The LG Optimus S is an entry level smartphone from Sprint. Priced at $50 with a two year contract, the LG Optimus is an affordable, not cheap, smartphone addition to the entry level market. Can the LG Optimus S compete in a highly competitive smartphone...