Tag Archives: Phones

List: All current T-Mobile 700MHz band 12 LTE compatible smartphones

It’s been over a year since T-Mobile acquired its first 700MHz spectrum from Verizon. Since then, it’s been picking up airwaves across the country from a number of smaller independent companies. More importantly, we now officially have a handful of markets where the network is alive and kicking. For those who still might not know what all the fuss over band 12 is … [read full article]

What was the best phone launched on T-Mobile this year? [Poll]

We’re approaching the end of the year, and as new product releases and plan changes slow down, it’s about time we started reflecting on 2014. I’ll be publishing some end of year thoughts at a later date. Either in several posts or one big mammoth all-encompassing article, I haven’t decided yet. As part of the process this year, I wanted to ask your thoughts on several aspects. First up: Phones. We all love … [read full article]

OnePlus One Review – Not quite a flagship killer, but great nonetheless

“Never Settle”, a phrase which OnePlus has taken as its vague inspiration for a device that it wants to kill the flagship phones. Its production videos boast of a purposeful design, of no compromise and market-beating performance. But the reality doesn’t quite live up to those aspirations. I’ve had plenty of time with the OnePlus One to bring you my thoughts on it. . Design The OnePlus One design … [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]

Uncarrier 5 should be unlocked phones free of carrier bloatware [opinion]

Ever since the Uncarrier movement, the company’s made it clear that it’s trying to get rid of customer “pain points”. In other words, areas of the U.S. smartphone market that are restrictive and end up creating a poor customer experience, or frustrating people. For CEO, Legere, it’s always been about changing a broken industry. The old model of subsidizing smartphone cost is dying off, and customers can upgrade whenever they like. On T-Mobile, … [read full article]

Motorola Moto G – Unboxing and First Impressions [Video]

Once I found out the Moto G would be available in a model supporting T-Mobile’s bands, I’ve been meaning to get hold of it, and give you guys the rundown and review it. Today was the day I finally managed to snag one. Let’s get this out the way first: This phone isn’t meant to compete with the likes of the Galaxy S4, HTC One or even the Nexus 5. Just a quick glance down the spec … [read full article]