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Nokia 6 available for pre-order through Amazon Prime Exclusive along with Alcatel Idol 5S, more

One day after it was announced that the Nokia 6 would be launching in the U.S. in early July, Amazon has begun taking pre-orders for both the Nokia 6 and a few other Android devices. The Nokia 6 is now available for pre-order from Amazon, along with the all-new Alcatel Idol 5S, Alcatel A50, Alcatel A30 Plus, and Moto E4. All five phones are now part of Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program, which gives Prime members the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will offer Amazon Music Unlimited credit, $4 Transformers ticket next week

After this week’s gaming-focused T-Mobile Tuesday, T-Mo is switching things up with an Amazon-centric Tuesday. The June 20th edition of T-Mobile Tuesdays will include a $20 Amazon Music Unlimited credit for T-Mo customers. This’ll be good for two months’ worth of ad-free music streaming from the Amazon Music Unlimited catalog, which includes tens of millions of songs. T-Mobile customers can also score a $4 ticket to see Transformers: The Last Knight. You’ll be … [read full article]

Unlocked Moto G5 Plus found to support T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling

When it comes to using unlocked devices on T-Mobile, it’s not always guaranteed that you’ll get access to T-Mo features like Wi-Fi Calling and VoLTE. The good news is that we can now add a device to the list of phones that do support those features. The Moto G5 Plus has been found to support both T-Mobile VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. TmoNews reader Ted found that both features are supported on his Moto G5 … [read full article]

BLU R1 HD update adds support for T-Mobile VoLTE and band 12 LTE

When BLU launched the R1 HD earlier this year, it said that the R1 HD would eventually be updated with support for T-Mobile’s band 12 LTE and VoLTE. That update appears to be rolling out now. TmoNews reader Edwin reached out to me today to say that a new update is rolling out to his Amazon BLU R1 HD. As you can see in the image below, the update specifically calls out support for T-Mobile VoLTE … [read full article]

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]

Amazon’s App Store Update Includes Test Drive Feature, Try Apps Before You Buy Them

    While most of our Android attention is focused on Google’s own Play store, the Amazon Appstore has become its own competitor and a new update makes it even more so. The change-log for yesterday’s release highlights a new “Test Drive” option: a “beta feature that lets you instantly try apps before buying them.” If this works the way we all hope it could, I’m adding this to my Android Challenge. The … [read full article]

Amazon, Bluetooth SIG Help Confirm SGH-T999(v) As T-Mobile Bound Galaxy S III

I hope we’ve already passed the point of uncertainty as to whether T-Mobile will launch the Galaxy S III on their network in the near future. In fact, we’re already hearing rumblings of a mid-late June launch, which is right in line with other suspected launches in the US. Still, take any date you hear with a grain of salt until we see something a little more definitive on a launch date, … [read full article]

T-Mobile And Nokia See Strong Demand For Lumia 710

While Nokia still has a long long way to go before they can reach their earlier levels of success in the US, Lumia 710 sales on T-mobile is already providing numbers indicating Nokia is heading in the right direction. The Lumia 710, the first Lumia phone to launch in the US went on sale this past January for $49.99 and has been the highlight of a number of T-Mobile deals since launching. … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Amazon Offering Sidekick 4G For $29.99, G2x For $79.99

Since we’re always looking for a deal on the newest T-Mobile handsets, Amazon has seen to oblige by notifying us that they have some excellent deals on the Sidekick 4G and G2x going on right now!   Looking to pick up the T-Mobile G2x, T-Mobile’s first dual-core Android device? Amazon is prepared to put that G2x in your hands for just $79.99 on a new contract or add a line with a … [read full article]