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ZTE Blade Z Max coming to MetroPCS with 6-inch display and Android 7.1.1

After releasing the ZTE ZMAX Pro on MetroPCS last year, ZTE has now revealed its latest phablet for prepaid. The ZTE Blade Z Max will launch on MetroPCS on August 28th for $129. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat on a 6-inch 1920×1080 display and it’s packing an 8-megapixel camera for all of your selfie needs. Around back there’s a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. With these two … [read full article]

T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand to require down payment for base model phones next year

Hot on the heels of news that T-Mobile was tweaking JUMP! On Demand to allow upgrades every 30 days, news of more JOD changes have surfaced. T-Mobile says that starting August 2018, base model phones will no longer be $0 down with JUMP! On Demand. For example, right now the Galaxy S8 is $0 down and $33 per month with JOD while the 32GB iPhone 7 is $0 down and $27 per month. Next year, … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force and T-Mobile Revvl launch today

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because there are two high-profile Android phones launching. First up is the Moto Z2 Force, which is notable for a couple of reasons. It’s the first new Motorola smartphone we’ve seen on T-Mobile in a while, and T-Mo is celebrating the Z2 Force’s arrival with a Buy One, Get One deal. For a limited time, you can buy a Moto Z2 Force on EIP and get a second Moto Z2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Smartpicks will highlight feature-packed smartphones with affordable prices

Alongside the new T-Mobile Revvl, T-Mo today made a couple of other announcements that target affordable smartphones. First up is T-Mobile Smartpicks. With this program, T-Mo wants to help customers find affordable smartphones “that are raising the bar in terms of features and specs.” T-Mobile Smartpicks has a dedicated webpage on T-Mo’s website. On it, T-Mobile is highlighting phones like the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime, LG Aristo, LG K20 Plus, and ZTE ZMAX Pro. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl official, will launch August 10th for $0 down and $5 per month

After numerous leaks, the T-Mobile Revvl is now official. T-Mobile today confirmed that the Revvl, its new own-brand Android phone that’s made by Alcatel. The T-Mobile Revvl will be available tomorrow, August 10, with pricing set at $0 down and $5 per month with JUMP! On Demand or $5 down and $5 per month with EIP. Full retail price is $125. When it comes to specs, the T-Mobile Revvl runs Android 7.0 Nougat on … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 security update now rolling out

With just weeks to go before the LG V30’s debut, T-Mobile and LG are pushing out an update to last year’s V20. The T-Mobile LG V20 is now receiving a software update with new security patches. TmoNews reader Chintan received the update today, and as you can see in the screenshot below, it includes the July 1, 2017 Android security patches. According to T-Mobile’s LG V20 support page, this update also includes “various bug fixes … [read full article]

Upcoming T-Mobile Tuesday will include $4 movie ticket and free Sonic game download

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday gifts have been revealed, and they include another $4 movie ticket. For the August 15th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays, T-Mo customers can get a $4 ticket to see The Hitman’s Bodyguard on opening weekend. T-Mobile is also giving its customers a free copy of Sonic CD Remastered for PC, redeemable via Steam. Rounding out next week’s gifts is a $100 delivery fee credit for Postmates. The grand prize winner … [read full article]

MetroPCS offering unlimited plan for $50, additional lines for $25 each

MetroPCS today kicked off a new unlimited data plan deal. Starting today, you can get a single line of unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data on MetroPCS for $50 per month. With this plan, video streams at 480p and there is no mobile hotspot. If you’d like to add hotspot, you can get 8GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot for $10 more per month. You can add more lines to the base $50 unlimited plan for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Revvl leaks again, this time in hands-on photos

T-Mobile Revvl in the wild, with retail package pic.twitter.com/UHpWTgUkyL — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 8, 2017 Days after we got a clear look at the T-Mobile Revvl and learned its launch date and pricing, some hands-on photos of the unannounced Android phone have surfaced. Hands-on photos of both the T-Mobile Revvl and its packaging have been shared by prolific leakster Evan Blass. The phone looks pretty much like the one we saw in … [read full article]

T-Mobile meets with FCC to discuss 600MHz rollout

T-Mobile has repeatedly said that it plans to light up its first 600MHz cell sites this year, and recently T-Mo met with the FCC to discuss those rollout efforts. In its meeting with FCC representatives, T-Mobile talked up its plans to rapidly roll out its 600MHz network and the importance of this coverage. T-Mo explained that the 600MHz rollout will “[bring] new competition and choice to rural areas previously unserved by T-Mobile.” T-Mobile also shared … [read full article]