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. The version for Cricket deletes LTE support, and is a CDMA-only device. It runs Android 2.2 and sports a slide-out text keyboard. A 1GHz processor, 3-megapixel auto-focus camera, and 3.5-inch touch screen. Cricket didn't indicate when it would be available, nor for how much.
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 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.
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 Selling the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime for $180
Cricket Wireless announced the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is available to customers today for $179.99. The phone has a 5-inch qHD display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel main camera, 5-megapixel front camera, and a 2,600mAh battery.
AT&T and Cricket Launch the Alcatel Ideal
AT&T and Cricket Wireless today announced a low-cost Android handset from Alcatel. The device is the same hardware as the Alcatel Dawn sold by Boost and Virgin, but has been rebadged as the Ideal by AT&T and Streak by Cricket.