U.S. Cellular Intros the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G
U.S. Cellular today announced the Samsung Galaxy Metrix, an Android smartphone that has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for messaging. The Metrix boasts a 4-inch display, a 1GHz processor, a 5-megapixel camera, and access to U.S. Cellular's LTE 4G network. It is similar to the Stratosphere, which is sold by Verizon Wireless. The Metrix is available from U.S. Cellular's web site starting today, but pricing varies. U.S. Cellular customers who live in markets covered by LTE 4G can purchase the Metrix for $129 after a $100 mail-in rebate. Those who live outside LTE markets will be charged $179 after $100 mail-in rebate for the Metrix. It will reach select U.S. Cellular stores starting August 24.
Hands-On: Samsung Stratosphere for Verizon
The Samsung Stratosphere is the long-overdue first 4G LTE phone for Verizon with a QWERTY keyboard. It also has pretty standard specs and features for Verizon's 4G LTE lineup.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Consumer Cellular Adds Alcatel Pop 3 and Others to Lineup
Consumer Cellular recently added four phones to its roster of inexpensive devices, including the Alcatel Pop 3. The Pop 3 (pictured) has a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 8 GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, and FM radio.
Consumer Cellular Adds Moto G4 and G4 Play to Its Device Roster
Consumer Cellular today added the Motorola Moto G4 and Moto G4 Play to its lineup of Android handsets. Consumer Cellular is selling the G4 for $150 and the G4 Play for $100.
Consumer Cellular Offering the Moto E for $100
Consumer Cellular today said it has added the Motorola Moto E with LTE to its lineup of Android smartphones. The Moto E features a 4.5-inch screen, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, and a VGA front camera.