Cincinnati Bell Adds HTC Panache to 4G Line-up
Cincinnati Bell is now selling the HTC Panache, a rebranded version of T-Mobile's MyTouch 4G. The Panache runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and ships with the latest version of HTC's Sense user experience overlay. It includes a 3.8-inch display with 800 x 480 pixels; a 1GHz Qualcomm processor; 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, Flash, and 720p HD video capture; as well as Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, GPS, Wi-Fi, and an FM radio. It has 8GB of built-in storage, and supports microSD cards up to 32GB. It costs $199.99 with a new two-year contract.
HTC Bolt, with 3-Channel CA, Is a Sprint Exclusive
HTC and Sprint today announced the Bolt, the first smartphone to ship with support for three-channel carrier aggregation (3xCA) for Sprint's LTE Plus network. The HTC Bolt can aggregate three 20MHz LTE channels to improve wireless performance.
Cricket Wireless Lands the HTC Desire 555
Cricket Wireless recently added the HTC Desire 555 to its lineup of affordable Android smartphones. The 555 is a variant of the Desire 530.
Walmart Selling ZTE Lever LTE Phablet for Straight Talk
Walmart recently added the ZTE Lever LTE to its lineup of handsets for Straight Talk Wireless. The Lever LTE is a phablet boasting a 6-inch 720p display protected by Gorilla Glass.
HTC Shows Off the M8s, A Less Expensive One
HTC today announced the One M8s, a handset that looks like the M8 but dials back the specs to help lower the price. The phone has the same unibody metal design and full HD 5-inch screen, but uses a Snapdragon 615 processor and changes up the camera sensors.
Consumer Cellular Picks Up the ZTE Avid 916 and Moto G5 Plus
Consumer Cellular recently added the ZTE Avid 916 and Motorola Moto G5 Plus to its roster of Android-based smartphones. The Avid 916 (pictured), a variant of the ZTE Grand / Champ, includes a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.3 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor, and 8 GB of internal storage.