High price tags and contracts making you sick? Then LG and Virgin Mobile may have a remedy. The popular prepaid provider is now accepting pre-orders on the LG Optimus Elite. Priced $149.99, the Optimus Elite boasts a 3.5-inch display, 800MHz processor, 5-megapixel rear facing camera and Android 2.3. The real wild card under the budget friendly Android’s hood is the inclusion of NFC and Google Wallet support. If you’re ready ditch physical currency and rock last year’s model of the Android operating system, all of this unadulterated awesomeness can be yours on May 15.

[via: Virgin Mobile USA]