MetroPCS Selling Samsung Galaxy S III for $499
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Charging on updated version
Is this true? How common is this issue with GS3's?
You can also consider wireless charg...
but Verizon wants what, a whopping $649?
That just doesn't make any sense.
On a side note, I'm so excited to get this device I don't want to wait until Monday.
T-mobile Exhibit II 4g...
With new contract: $29
Same SKU with "no contract/SRP": $329
Prepaid kit SKU for same phone: $179
No way are they actually giving up $150 on prepaid phones. And you can buy ...
In LAYMAN's terms this means that in order for the major carriers to operate in this country as they do not own spectrum they simply lease it from the American people by proxy of FCC auctions part of THAT lease agreement is that they must allow lesser companies to sub lease spectrum from them at a wholesale pricing for them to operate ... Over simplified but due to a nasty little secret known as TOWER PRIORITY the customers of the post paid customers get priorty in airtime and packet data speeds over the MVNO customers who are paying less to their MVNO Carrier..
So, you GET what you have Paid for... So, why NOT sign a 24 month contract with a MAJOR Post Paid Carrier and get the GSIII for $99.99 (you can get that price...
Metro PCS is not an MVNO, they are a regional carrier with their own 4G LTE network. They have roaming agreements with Sprint and US Cellular.
Now, let's talk service plans. For $30 per month (out the door by the way) y...
Battery Dies HARD & FAST.... SLOW to RECHARGE
BEFORE I am inundated with " BASIC Smartphone 101 replies from the peanut gallery..." I am fully aware of all the tips and tricks to limit battery usage.
Maybe it is a Samsung issue as this is my 1st Samsung since I traded my SPH A900 (Blade) , LOVED that phone HATED the battery... all it needed was a better battery, FTP on the bluetooth and an SD card slot and that phone would of been PERFECT but alas I did upgraded to a Treo 700wx in late 2006 ...
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exchange sync issues? activation?
Why no SIM card Sprint?
Most chipsets in most phones have some level of "support" for a hundred or more features that may not be implemented in that particular phone. There are also radio chips and antennas that need ...
US Cellular is also LTE @ 1900??
As for the exact bands, to be honest, I'm not sure. Neither Samsung nor USCC has published the exact LTE bands it supports. We've asked, and ha...
Looking forward to the upgrade
I'm not crazy about the color choices for this phone but I'll reserve judgement until I can hold one in my hand.
If I decide I can't live without it, I can give my SII to my wife.