Alcatel TRU arrives at MetroPCS with Android and $29 price tag

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Alcatel and MetroPCS are teaming up to launch a new device called the TRU.

The Alcatel TRU is now available from MetroPCS for $29 after instant and mail-in rebates. In exchange for your $29, you’ll get a phone that runs Android 5.0 Lollipop on a 5-inch 854×480 display and has 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras.

Inside of the TRU’s shell lives a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and a microSD slot for adding more storage. There’s also a 2,000mAh battery powering the whole package. The TRU supports LTE bands 2, 4, and 12.

To get a closer look at the Alcatel TRU and its faux leather backside, you can visit MetroPCS’s site using the link below.

Source: MetroPCS, Alcatel

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  • MisterSuperGod

    8GB of storage… Minus the amount taken by the OS, carry the 2 and yeah, not gonna be installing a whole hell of alot of apps there.

    Would make a good first smartphone for a kid, i suppose.

    • Acdc1a

      Yeah, it’s priced to be a throw away for your pre-teen.

  • Ordeith

    $20 more can get you much better hardware.

    • I’m cheap

      I rather have a lower monthly bill since I live in my parents basement.

      • I’m cheap

        … because I don’t have money because I’m the only one defending T-Mobile against all the paid trolls from the carriers in all the forums and Reddit and no one is helping. It’s not fair.

        Fabian.

        • fabian

          ^ that’s me ^

  • Matt

    Nothing to see here …. move along

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    I’ll take the Blu R1 HD for $60 (16GB with 2GB of RAM).

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