T-Mobile Announces LG G2 and F6 Pricing and Availability
T-Mobile today said that the LG G2 smartphone will be available from the company's website on September 18 and in most stores on September 25. It will require a $99 down payment followed by 24 monthly payments of $21 each. The G2 is LG's flagship smartphone for the year and features a 5.2-inch HD display. It is available in black or white, though white will only be sold online. The F6 from LG will be available online beginning today and it reaches stores September 11. The F6 will require a $49 down payment followed by 24 monthly payments of $10 each.
T-Mobile's LG K20 Plus Packs Better Specs
T-Mobile recently rolled out its own variant of the LG K20 and the phone has somewhat better specifications when compared to the Verizon variant of the same handset. The T-Mobile K20 includes the same 5.3-inch 720p display and 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, but improves RAM to 2 GB of RAM and storage to 32 GB.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Samsung Gives Its T-Mobile GS5 the Midas Touch
T-Mobile today announced the upcoming limited availability of a gold-colored Galaxy S5. The gold GS5 will be sold online and in select stores beginning May 30.
Microsoft's Lumia 950 Hits AT&T Stores November 20
AT&T today said the Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone will be available online Nov. 17 and in stores Nov.