MetroPCS Outs Two New Phones
MetroPCS recently made two new handsets available via its web site. Shared features between the Huawei M835 and Samsung Freeform III include stereo Bluetooth, 3G, and support for 32GB microSD cards. Plans for both phones start at $40 per month.
- Huawei M835: This bar-style smartphone runs Android 2.2 Froyo and has a 2.8-inch QVGA display. It includes a 3.2 megapixel camera with video capture, Wi-Fi, GPS, and DTS Envelo sound enhancer software. It costs $79.99 after rebates.
- Freeform III: This bar-style messaging phone sports a full QWERTY keyboard, a 2.4-inch display, 1.3 megapixel camera, MP3 player and a bevy of messaging applications. It costs $49.99 after rebates.
Alcatel Debuts the Tru for MetroPCS
Alcatel today announced the Tru, an inexpensive Android smartphone for MetroPCS. The phone features a faux leather rear, a 5-inch FWVGA display, and quad-core 1.1 GHz Snapdragon processor with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage.
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.
Consumer Cellular Adds Huawei Mate 2 and Vision 2
Consumer Cellular today announced the immediate availability of the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 and Vision 2. The Mate 2 has been available to U.S.
MetroPCS Selling LG K10, Samsung Galaxy J7 Online
MetroPCS recently added the LG K10 and the Samsung Galaxy J7 (pictured) to its roster of low-cost Android smartphones.
- K10: The K10 relies on LG's older design language and features rear-mounted volume controls. It has a 5.3-inch HD screen with 2.5D arc glass, a 1.27 GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel main camera, and 5-megapixel selfie camera with flash.
On the Samsung side, how many times are they going to release essentially the same phone?