Boost Mobile announces $279 Celero5G phone

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DISH Network Corporation's Boost Mobile has announced the Celero5G – the company’s first branded smartphone. The new mid-range 5G camera phone will be released exclusively to Boost customers later this year and is available to pre-order now. Standout features include a 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging that is good for up to 36 hours of use. The affordable $279 price point even includes a full year of free unlimited talk, text and data. 

“The Celero5G is built to make 5G affordable.”

Stephen Stokols, Boost Mobile.

"Our goal at Boost is to empower our customers with what they need, when they need it," said Stephen Stokols, head of Boost Mobile. "Subscribers have told us loud and clear: they want speed, cool features, and a fair price. The Celero5G is built to make 5G affordable," continued Stokols. 

Boost Mobile are touting the Celero5G as filling a void in the mobile device market – providing an affordable 5G option that's packed with the features customers want. Indeed, the sleek, good-looking phone that features a premium feel hard glass back, packs some decent specs, especially as when released it’ll be one of the best priced 5G phones in the US. 

Celero5G specs 

The Celero5G boasts an expansive 6.52-inch screen, which Boost say is; “ideal for entertainment and productivity alike, the device's expansive screen offers brilliant views plus one-handed comfort.” It comes with 34GB RAM/ 64GB ROM memory that's customisable with an SD card up to 2TB. The phone’s 4,000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging promises users up to 36 hours of use. 

“A high-quality camera it for any scenario.”

Boost Mobile.

The camera system consists of a triple-lens camera array on the back of the device and a single camera up front. Boost promises “a high-quality camera it for any scenario, from epic wide views to astonishing details. Customers will be able to remember every event and accomplishment with a high-quality camera—always in their pocket.”

Celero5G availability 

New and existing customers can now pre-order the Celero5G online from Boost Mobile. As well as the 12 months unlimited service, customers will be gifted a specially-designed phone case. 

Rachael Sharpe

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