Tag Archives: MetroPCS

iPhone 7 launching at MetroPCS, but initial availability is limited

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are coming to MetroPCS. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are launching at MetroPCS. However, availability is limited at first, with “select” stores in San Francisco getting the iPhone 7 Plus today. Nationwide availability of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is “coming soon.” Both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are listed on MetroPCS’s website, though you can’t actually buy the … [read full article]

T-Mobile will give you a free 32GB iPhone 7 when you trade in an iPhone 6 or newer model

UPDATE: There was an error in T-Mo’s original announcement of this promo, and so I’ve updated the post with the correct info.   Hours after Apple announced its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, T-Mobile has come forward with its launch offer for the new smartphones. Starting Friday, Sept. 9, at 12:01 am PT, T-Mobile is offering the 32GB iPhone 7 for free when new or existing customers trade in any model of iPhone … [read full article]

Alcatel Fierce 4 launching today at MetroPCS, will hit T-Mobile this fall

UPDATE: The Alcatel Fierce 4’s price on the MetroPCS website is now listed at $69 after rebate.   After announcing the TRU for MetroPCS earlier this month, Alcatel today revealed another new device that’s headed to Metro. The Alcatel Fierce 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a 5.5-inch 1280×720 display. It’s got an 8-megapixel camera on its rear, and on its face there’s a 5-megapixel camera with an 84-degree wide angle lens to help … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to Italy following earthquake

Following the earthquake in Italy that has killed at least 73 people, T-Mobile have announced that they’re making it free for customers to contact loved ones in Italy. From Aug. 24 through Aug. 28, T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text Italy for free. If you do contact Italy, you’ll see a regular charge on your bill, followed by a credit to cancel it out. Roaming fees for any T-Mo customers in … [read full article]

Alcatel TRU arrives at MetroPCS with Android and $29 price tag

Alcatel and MetroPCS are teaming up to launch a new device called the TRU. The Alcatel TRU is now available from MetroPCS for $29 after instant and mail-in rebates. In exchange for your $29, you’ll get a phone that runs Android 5.0 Lollipop on a 5-inch 854×480 display and has 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras. Inside of the TRU’s shell lives a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and a microSD … [read full article]

HTC Desire 626s for T-Mobile and MetroPCS to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

Time for more Android devices to receive their Marshmallow update. The T-Mobile and MetroPCS versions of the HTC Desire 626s are being updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. According to T-Mobile, its 626s has been getting the update since July 19, but HTC’s Mo Versi says that the updates will start going out on July 25. T-Mo’s Desire 626s support page says that the Marshmallow update is 835MB in size and will bump the Desire 626s to … [read full article]

ZTE ZMAX Pro official, runs Android 6.0 on a 6-inch display for $99

After leaking out earlier this year, the ZTE ZMAX Pro is now officially official. The ZTE ZMAX Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a huge 6-inch 1920×1080 LCD screen. It’s got a 5-megapixel camera on its face for all of your selfie needs, and around back there’s a 13-megapixel camera with phase detection autofocus and 1080p video capture. There’s a fingerprint reader below that 13-megapixel camera and a USB Type-C 2.0 port for charging up the … [read full article]

T-Mobile makes it free to call and text to and from Turkey

One day after T-Mobile said that it was waiving fees for calls and texts to and from Nice, France, following the terror attack there, another international incident has occurred. Following the attempted military coup in Turkey, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers to call and text from the U.S. to Turkey. This free calling and texting also applies to customers of MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family … [read full article]

iPhone rolling out to MetroPCS stores nationwide this weekend

After launching early in Florida last month, the iPhone is now making its way to more MetroPCS stores. Starting this weekend, the iPhone will roll out to MetroPCS stores nationwide, hitting more than 5,000. MetroPCS offers the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, and iPhone 5s. Pricing for the four models starts at $649 for the iPhone 6s, $749 for the iPhone 6s Plus, $349 for the iPhone SE, and $199 for the iPhone 5s. … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to and from Nice, France

Following the terror attack Nice, France earlier today, T-Mobile has made it free for its customers to reach out to loved ones in the area. T-Mobile says that its Simple Choice prepaid and postpaid customers can call and text from the U.S. to Nice, France, for free. This offer also applies to MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family mobile customers. Additionally, T-Mobile customers in the Nice, France, area will have their roaming fees for calls … [read full article]