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BLU R1 HD can be had for as little as $50, will be updated with LTE band 12 support

BLU today announced its latest Android smartphone, and so long as you don’t mind some ads, you can score one for pretty cheap. The BLU R1 HD features a 5-inch 1280×720 display, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera with a wide-angle lens, quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor, and 2500mAh battery. It’s available in two configurations, one with 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM and the other with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, but they … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus now available for pre-order

Motorola’s Moto G line is known for offering affordable Android smartphones, and today the latest models became available for pre-order in the U.S. Both the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are now available for pre-order from Motorola’s website. They’re being offered with Moto Maker, which means that you can customize the front, back, and accent colors of your phone and add an engraving if you’d like. Pricing starts at $199 for the 16GB … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S6, S6 edge updates include June security patches and more

One day after a pair of Samsung’s Galaxy Note phones received updates, a pair of Galaxy S handsets have started getting updates of their own. T-Mobile has announced new updates for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. According to the changelogs, these updates include June’s security patches, an anti-theft update, and unspecified bug fixes and improvements. The Galaxy S6’s update weighs in at 247.41MB and bumps the phone up to software version G920TUVU4EPF1. … [read full article]

LG G4 deal knocks former flagship’s price down to $199.99

Looking for a good deal on a new Android smartphone for use on T-Mobile? If so, you may want to point your browser to eBay. eBay seller cellfree is now offering the T-Mobile version of the LG G4 (model H811) for $199.99. The devices are listed as being “New-Other” condition, and the seller says that they have no scuffs or scratches on the body or screen. You can choose between a G4 with a black … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note Edge getting updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, too

The Galaxy Note 4 isn’t the only T-Mobile smartphone being updated to Android 6.0 today. T-Mobile says that it’s now updating its Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The update bumps the Note Edge to software version N915TUVU2CPE3 and is a hefty 1.52GB in size. To check for it manually, you can go into Settings > About device > Software update. As for what’s included, T-Mo’s changelog is rather vague, listing only a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 receiving Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

UPDATE: T-Mobile has now updated its Galaxy Note 4 support page with info on this update. Of note is that the N910T Galaxy Note 4 is getting a Google Voice fix, while the N910T3 version of the Note 4 is getting an anti-theft update.   Galaxy Note 4 owners, your serving of Marshmallow has arrived. T-Mobile is now pushing Android 6.0.1 to its Galaxy Note 4. As you might expect from a major OS upgrade, this update is … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 branding and spec details leak out

The past five Samsung Galaxy Note flagships have appeared on T-Mobile, and so it’s not crazy to assume that the next model will, too. And thanks to some new leaks, we may have some details on what that new Note will have to offer when it hits T-Mo. Several leaks detailing the Galaxy Note 7 have been posted by Evan Blass. First up is the name itself, which leaked branding indicates will be “Galaxy Note 7” and … [read full article]

Buy an LG G Pad X 8.0, get a rebate card to cover the cost of your new tablet

After initially announcing its Father’s Day promotion last week, T-Mobile today added one more deal to its promo. The LG G Pad X 8.0 can now be had for free after rebate. To get this deal, you need to buy the LG G Pad X 8.0 on an EIP and pair it with a data plan 1GB or higher. You’ll then head to T-Mobile.com/promotions within 30 days and enter your phone number, PIN, mailing and … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab E, Galaxy On5 launching at T-Mobile later this month

Two new Samsung devices will be hitting T-Mobile shelves later this month. First up, the Samsung Galaxy Tab E will expand T-Mo’s tablet selection. It’ll be available starting June 22 for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $10 each, or $239.99 full retail. The Tab E’s specs include an 8-inch 1280×800 display, 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, 1.5GB of RAM, Samsung Exynos 3475 processor, 16GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 5000mAh battery. … [read full article]

OnePlus 3 official with metal unibody design, 6GB of RAM, $399 price tag

UPDATE: When it comes to T-Mobile Voice over LTE, OnePlus tells me that the OnePlus 3 is “VoLTE capable but not officially supported.” OnePlus also says that Wi-Fi Calling is not supported on the OnePlus 3.   The past month has been big for mobile with Un-carrier 11, the debut of the Moto Z, and Apple’s reveal of iOS 10, and today things continue on with the official debut of the OnePlus 3. The OnePlus 3[read full article]