I just wanted to give everyone a quick heads-up that the LG Optimus Dynamic II is on sale at HSN right now, bundled with a few other goodies. To find the deal, click here, then search for item “374-624.” I don’t know how long this deal will last, so you might want to check it out right away.

LG Optimus Dynamic II from HSNFor just $99.95, you’ll get this Android phone plus plenty of airtime – 1200 units each of voice, text, and data, all with a year of service. And on top of that you’ll get a protective case and car charger; something the standard Dynamic II package does not include.

HSN generously rates this bundle at a “regular price” of $372.52. I think a more realistic estimate is somewhere closer to $215, but any way you look at it this is a great deal. The price of the phone alone on TracFone.com is $129.99.

At this price, the I would say this is a worthwhile upgrade if you have any interest at all in a new smart phone. Even in the face of the potential addition of 4G access for TracFone customers, this is worth the price. The airtime alone is worth the cost of the entire bundle, and should something better come along soon, these minutes could be transferred to a new phone.

Get in on this deal now

Once again, to get to this deal on HSN’s site, click here, then search for “374-624.” Keep in mind, for those of you that use ebates for cash back, HSN offers 3%, saving you another $3 off the price.

Need more information first?

Also, in case you missed it, I have published quite a bit of material evaluating this model, and I think rather highly of it (at least compared to the other smart phones offered directly by TracFone). I’ll put links to my reviews below, but if you want the quick version of it, here you go: There are definitely a few drawbacks, but I think that the Dynamic II is the best smart phone that TracFone sells. It beats out the Samsung Galaxy Centura easily, and also outperforms the ZTE Valet.

Full review of the Dynamic II

LG Optimus Dynamic II vs. Samsung Galaxy Centura

ZTE Valet vs. LG Optimus Dynamic II





I have recently become aware of some potential developments that might affect TracFone’s BYOP program, or even the phones offered directly by the company. At this point, it seems very speculative, but if it turns out to be true it would mark a huge change for TracFone users, so I have decided to throw in my two cents here.

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