FCC Outs Samsung U380 Slider for Verizon
Documents seen on the Federal Communications Commission web site provide details about an unannounced feature phone from Samsung. The U380 is a sideways slider with full QWERTY keyboard bound for Verizon Wireless, based on images of the device and spectrum support. The FCC confirms that the U380 supports CDMA EVDO in the 850/1900MHz bands, as well as Bluetooth. Other features shown in images include a camera, 3.5mm headset jack, microUSB support, and a standard set of volume and power controls. Neither Samsung nor Verizon Wireless have announced this device, nor have they provided any details about it.
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.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
FCC Outs Alcatel OneTouch Evolve 2 for T-Mobile
Documents seen on the Federal Communications Commission web site reveal details about an unannounced handset from Alcatel. The Alcatel OneTouch Evolve 2 is an Android smartphone with support for T-Mobile's network, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, according to the FCC.
Verizon-Branded Windows Phone Pops Up on FCC Site
Documents on the FCC website recently revealed an unannounced handset from Microsoft intended for Verizon Wireless. The FCC notes the device supports Verizon's LTE and CDMA networks, but reveals little else.