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Alcatel Pop 7 LTE launches at T-Mobile, runs Android 6.0 on a 7-inch display

Surprise! Alcatel today announced that it’s got a new Android tablet that’s now available from T-Mobile. The Alcatel Pop 7 LTE runs Android 6.0 on a 7-inch 1024×600 display. It’s powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor and includes 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage — which you can supplement with up 32GB using a microSD card — 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, and a 3240mAh battery. It’s also got support for LTE bands … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL receiving Windows 10 Mobile update to 10586.218

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, it looks like the time to update your phones has come again. TmoNews reader and Fierce XL owner Joseph today received an update to 10.0.10586.218, which is the April cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile devices. Here are the changes that are included in the 10586.218 update: Reliability, performance and stability improvements. Support for Visual Voicemail on Dual SIM phones.  Improvements for Bluetooth connectivity, … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce XL now being updated to Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.164

Alcatel Fierce XL owners, another Windows 10 Mobile update is coming your way. T-Mobile’s Alcatel Fierce XL is now receiving an update to Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.164. The update hit TmoNews reader Joseph’s Fierce XL this morning, so if you’ve got a Fierce XL of your own, you should keep an eye out for this update. You can also check for it manually by going into Settings > Update & security > Phone update … [read full article]

Cam’s Top 5 – Unlocked Budget T-Mobile friendly phones

T-Mobile sells some of the best – and most expensive phones – on the market. But perhaps what’s surprising is that there are a bunch of affordable phones on the market that can (almost) give those devices a run for their money. And they’re not available on T-Mobile’s store shelves. While that means that they don’t come with services like Wi-Fi Calling baked in, it does mean that they’re factory unlocked and free … [read full article]

T-Mobile set to launch new budget Alcatel smartphone [Rumor]

T-Mobile and Alcatel OneTouch have worked together on a number of budget-friendly smartphones and tablets. That relationship, it seems, is set to continue. We’ve been sent a cheat-sheet detailing a new, cheap handset on its way to T-Mobile soon. The Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro – spec wise – fits somewhere in between the Evolve 2 and Fierce 2. It has a 4.5-inch qHD (960×540) display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to give you a free tablet, from November 21st

T-Mobile announced just a short while ago that it’s kicking off a special offer in the run up to Black Friday, and plans to give customers the chance to grab a free tablet. Existing customers get Early Access and can get the free Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 from November 21st. Other customers can grab one from November 22nd. It’s a good job they did just announce it, because we were seconds away from leaking … [read full article]

MetroPCS enters the tablet race with $149 Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7

T-Mobile announced this morning that MetroPCS is entering the tablet market for the first time. From today, you can stroll in to a MetroPCS store and walk out with the budget-friendly Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 for $149 (plus tax). T-Mo’s prepaid brand is also launching a range of great value data plans for tablets. Existing customers with a phone service will get a $5 discount on the tablet plans which (including the discount) … [read full article]

Two new T-Mo Alcatel phones available from next week

T-Mobile and MetroPCS announced late last week that a pair of new budget-friendly devices would be making their way over to store shelves. Both Android-powered Alcatel phones will be sold from next week. The OneTouch Evolve 2 will be available from September 9th (Apple event day) and cost  $79.20 full-retail, or $3.30 for 24 months on EIP. The OneTouch Fierce 2 is slightly more expensive at $5.25 per month, or … [read full article]