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BlackBerry Priv confirmed to be launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Way back in August 2015, we first heard that the BlackBerry Priv would launch at T-Mobile. And five months later, that bit of information has finally been confirmed. BlackBerry and T-Mobile announced today that the Priv will launch at T-Mobile on January 26. Pricing hasn’t been disclosed, but BlackBerry sells unlocked Priv units for $699, and so T-Mobile’s asking price probably won’t be too far off. The good news is … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL bringing Windows 10 Mobile to T-Mobile shelves

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL will be sold for $0 down, 23 payments of $5.84, and 1 final payment of $5.67, or for a full price of $139.99.   Several months after T-Mobile pulled the Microsoft Lumia 640 from its shelves, a new Windows phone is coming to take its place. The Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile will launch … [read full article]

ZTE Avid Plus launching at T-Mobile on January 20 for $115, MetroPCS release also planned

There hasn’t been a ton of T-Mobile news at CES this year, but ZTE is giving us a little something with the announcement of a new Android phone. The ZTE Avid Plus will launch at T-Mobile on January 20, with a release on MetroPCS “coming soon.” Pricing will be set at $114.99. As you might expect, the ZTE Avid Plus has an entry-level spec list to match its … [read full article]

BlackBerry Priv reportedly launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Back in August, a rumor claimed that the BlackBerry Priv (then called by its “Venice” codename) would be sold by T-Mobile. That hasn’t yet come to pass, but it finally may happen in January. A new image leak claims to show part of T-Mobile’s January calendar of events. On January 26, the calendar has a listing for “BlackBerry Venice Launch,” suggesting … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL said to be bringing Windows 10 to T-Mobile soon

T-Mobile hasn’t exactly been the go-to carrier for Windows smartphones in the past, but there have been a handful of the Live Tile-equipped devices that’ve hit Magenta’s shelves. And soon, the first Windows 10 device to be offered by T-Mobile will arrive. A new report says that the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL will launch “in the coming weeks,” backing up a … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL coming to MetroPCS and T-Mobile with 5.5-inch display

UPDATE: MetroPCS pinged me to say that it will offer a $70 instant rebate with the Fierce XL, which will leave its price at $69.   Alcatel OneTouch today took the wraps off of the Fierce XL, a phablet that runs Android 5.1.1 on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. Alcatel OneTouch is talking up the Fierce XL’s camera features, which include 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras as well as Polaroid photo editing software that can … [read full article]