LG myTouch and myTouch Q Hit T-Mobile
T-Mobile today announced the addition of two new phones to its myTouch stable, the LG myTouch and myTouch Q. Shared features between the phones include: Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 1GHz Qualcomm processor, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, and user-facing cameras for video chatting.
- myTouch: This slab-style phone includes a 3.8-inch display and Swype's software keyboard for messaging. It will come in black or white.
- myTouch Q: This sideways slider has a 3.5-inch display and a physical QWERTY keyboard for pecking out messages. It will be available in gray or violet.
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.
T-Mobile to Sell Alcatel OneTouch Fierce 2 and Evolve 2
T-Mobile and Alcatel today announced the addition of the Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 to T-Mobile's value handset roster. Both devices run Android 4.4 KitKat.
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.
BlackBerry Priv Runs Android, Costs $699, Ships November 6
BlackBerry today made the Priv, its first Android smartphone, available for preorder. The device is a vertical slider that includes a touchscreen and a physical QWERTY keyboard.
Did they run out of names ??
Then the genius' at TMO decide that having 5 devices of mytouch from one manufacturer isn't confusing enough, they decide to release a series of devices from a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MANUFACTURER (LG) and also call them MYTOUCH.
The situation is like nexus (pure Android) or Xperia (with TimeScape).