MetroPCS Outs Promotional $25 Unlimited Talk & Text Plan
MetroPCS this week launched a new plan that offers unlimited voice minutes and messaging for $25 per month. The plan, which is going to be available until June 30, is for new customers only and is compatible with just three handsets: the Huawei Pinnacle, Kyocera Presto, and Samsung Freeform III. The plan includes voicemail, 3-way calling, and caller ID. Data packages cost extra.
MetroPCS Pulls the Kyocera Presto Out of Its Hat
MetroPCS recently began selling the Kyocera Presto, a simple, bar-style feature phone that has a basic feature set. This BREW-based device has a 1.8-inch display and comes with a camera, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, speakerphone, and a number of entry-level application, such as text/picture messaging, vibrate, and a WAP 2.0 web browser.
3GPP Approves Spec for Standalone 5G New Radio
The 3GPP today ratified another piece of the 5G specification, termed the Standalone 5G New Radio, or SA 5G NR. This spec is for 5G networks that are developed on their own, apart from legacy or pre-existing networks.
ARM's Cortex A76 Core Relies On 7nm Process for Speed and Efficiency Gains
ARM today announced a new series of processors cores for mobile devices that it says will increase performance without impacting battery life. The new Cortex A76 processor core is built using a 7nm process that ARM says delivers a 35% boost in speed and a 40% improvement in efficiency when compared to its previous 10nm core.
MetroPCS Wins Mexico Calling Plan of Its Own
MetroPCS today revealed a new plan for making calls to Mexico. The Mexico Unlimited package borrows a page from T-Mobile's Mobile Without Borders plan and offers unlimited calling and messaging to mobile and landlines in Mexico.
T-Mobile Bumps Up Prepaid Data Packages
T-Mobile has increased the amount of data available to its Simply Prepaid customers. The entry-level $40 plan improves from 1 GB per month to 3 GB per month, while the $50 plan improves from 3 GB to 5 GB, and the $60 plan improves from 5 GB to 10 GB.
Samsung Freeform III / Comment
2.4" display 320 x 240 pixels
1,000 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Hardware Text Keyboard, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
1 phan for 3 phones?