Samsung Outs the Freeform M for MetroPCS
Samsung today provided details about the SGH-T189N, called the Freeform M, for MetroPCS. The Freeform M is a QWERTY-equipped feature phone. It includes a 2.4-inch display with 240 x 320 pixels and a 2-megapixel camera with video capture. The Freeform M supports microSD cards up to 32GB and accepts some voice commands. The Freeform M runs on T-Mobile's GSM network, not MetroPCS's CDMA network. It does not include support for the T-Mobile / MetroPCS LTE 4G network. Other features include GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a 1,000mAh Litium Ion battery. The Freeform M is not yet for sale on the MetroPCS web site, so pricing and availability details remain unknown.
MetroPCS Offering a Year of Amazon Prime for Free
T-Mobile today said people who switch to MetroPCS and subscribe to an unlimited plan will enjoy a year of Amazon Prime for free. Amazon Prime gives people access to discounted shipping from Amazon.com, as well as access to Amazon's music and video streaming services, online photo storage, and other perks.
FCC Docs Reveal Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with Band 71 for T-Mobile
Documents seen on the FCC web site suggest the Galaxy S8 Active will be Samsung's first Band 71-compatible smartphone for T-Mobile. The government agency recently approved a new version of the SM-G892U, already sold as the Galaxy S8 Active by AT&T, this time with Band 66 and Band 71 aboard.
Unlocked Blu S1 Compatible with Most U.S. Carriers
Blu Products recently announced the S1, an inexpensive Android smartphone that's available unlocked from Amazon.com and BestBuy.com. One of the chief benefits of the S1 is its wide compatibility with U.S.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Heads to T-Mobile and Sprint
Samsung today said its rugged Galaxy S8 Active will soon be sold by T-Mobile and Sprint. The phone has been available from AT&T since earlier this year.
Blu Life One X3 Adopts Metal-and-Glass Design and Packs 5,000mAh Battery
Blu Products today announced the Life One X3, a mid-range handset from the unlocked phone maker. The One X3 has a curved-edge glass screen and an aluminum frame painted in matte black.