U.S. Cellular Touts Its Repp, Outs Trade-In Program
U.S. Cellular today announced the Samsung Repp, a new Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that will be available for free in the near future. The Repp is a monoblock slab that has three buttons rather than the typical four for controlling core Android functions. Features of the Repp include a 3.2-inch HVGA display, 3-megapixel camera with video capture, and an 800MHz processor. It also offers Wi-Fi, stereo Bluetooth, and 2GB of storage. In addition to the new phone, U.S. Cellular also introduced a new trade-in program that will let customers exchange their old phones and tablets for cash or credit good towards a new device purchase. Customers seeking to trade-in old devices will need to have the appraised, but U.S. Cellular says it will offer up to $150 for devices that are in demand and in good condition.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Consumer Cellular Launches Doro 824 Smartphone
Consumer Cellular today announced the Doro 824 SmartEasy handset, an Android phone that features a user interface simplified for senior users. The 824 is based on Android 5.1, but trades in the typical home screen experience for an action-based menu for sending messages, making calls, browsing the web, and so on.
Consumer Cellular Adds Alcatel Pop 3 and Others to Lineup
Consumer Cellular recently added four phones to its roster of inexpensive devices, including the Alcatel Pop 3. The Pop 3 (pictured) has a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 8 GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, and FM radio.
Verizon Intros Trade-In Program for $300 Off Flagship Phones
Verizon Wireless today said customers can trade in an old flagship smartphone for up to $300 off a new flagship smartphone. The promotion is limited to certain handsets.
You are right though...good choice USCC