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.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
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.