MetroPCS Launches First LTE Smartphone
MetroPCS this week will start selling the world's first commercially-available LTE 4G smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Indulge. The Galaxy Indulge is powered by Android 2.2 and sports a slide-out text keyboard. A 1 GHz processor, 3-megapixel auto-focus camera, and 3.5-inch touch screen. A 4 GB memory card is included and the phone supports cards up to 32 GB. The Galaxy Indulge will be available by the end of this week for $399 with no contract and unlimited usage plans starting at $50/month. MetroPCS was also first to market with an LTE phone of any type in late 2010 with the Samsung Craft.
Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Indulge for metroPCS
We have our grubby little hands on the just-announced Galaxy Indulge, the first Android smartphone for metroPCS with LTE 4G. Check out our first impressions.
MetroPCS Lands Disney and ESPN Content
MetroPCS today announced that it has signed agreements with Disney/ABC so that it may provide video content from ABC Entertainment, ABC Family, ABC News, Disney Channel, Disney XD, and ESPN through its MetroSTUDIO Video On Demand application. The MetroSTUDIO application is available to MetroPCS's LTE-equipped devices and is included with the $60 monthly LTE service plan.
Cricket's Indulge Loses the LTE, Keeps the Keyboard
During the CTIA Wireless trade show, Cricket had on display a Samsung Galaxy Indulge that it will be selling in the near future. The Indulge is already available from MetroPCS and includes support for MetroPCS's LTE network.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS to Sell Samsung Galaxy On5
T-Mobile today said it and its prepaid brand MetroPCS will kick off sales of the Samsung Galaxy On5 later this month. The On5 is an inexpensive Android smartphone with a 5-inch 720p HD display, 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, and 2-megapixel front camera.
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.
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