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.
Verizon Running Promo for Half Off Pixel 2 or Galaxy S9
Verizon Wireless today announced a promotion that can score customers half off a new smartphone. Starting April 5, people who trade in their phone can get up to 50% off a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, two free months of YouTube TV, a free Google Home Mini, and a free Google Chromecast.
AT&T Says It Won't Sell the LG G7 ThinQ, But It Has an LG Exclusive On Deck
AT&T does not plan to sell LG's new flagship phone, the G7 ThinQ, according to The Verge. Instead, the company plans to offer an exclusive phone from LG later this summer.
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.