A new LG budget Android phone is coming online to Sprint and its prepaid MVNO Boost Mobile. There’s a catch, but it’s a good one for those who need a cheap phone fast.

From now until March 4 (or when supplies run out), the Tribute Empire will cost just $9.99 plus tax for Boost switchers who bring their numbers over, down from its suggested retail price of $59.99.

Specs are led with a MediaTek processor. Others include Bluetooth 4.2, micro-USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. A rarity in most smartphones of 2019, the Tribute Empire has a replaceable battery.

Perhaps a burner phone for a burner SIM? What do you think?

Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.

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