Tag Archives: Upcoming phones

YotaPhone 2 lands in the US, and it’s compatible with all three T-Mobile LTE bands

The list of promising SIM-free unlocked phones in the U.S. is growing. Its most recent addition is a phone I’ve managed to spend some time with a while back: YotaPhone 2. It’s an intriguing Android device with two displays. The front one is your usual HD AMOLED panel, while the back uses E-Ink technology and is perfect for reading e-books or just having a permanent status screen. Until yesterday, the device was only … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 unboxing and first look

You guys asked for it – or at least a couple of you did – so I wanted to make sure I shared this unboxing with you. Although we don’t have any concrete release date just yet, the Microsoft Lumia 640 is going to be landing on T-Mobile’s store shelves very soon. I got my hands on the unlocked international model so that you could have a quick first impressions and overview before it eventually arrives in … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro lands on T-Mobile – 4.5-inch smartphone for $149

A few days ago we were sent some information on an upcoming budget smartphone by Alcatel OneTouch. We had virtually all the specifications of the device, but no price. Today, Alcatel OneTouch has officially announced its latest affordable device and it costs a tad more than I’d initially predicted. Key features of the POP Astro include: 4.5-inch qHD TFT display – 960×540 pixels … [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]

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 pre-order price jumps tomorrow

Back at the beginning of March, I met up with the Alcatel OneTouch team while I was covering MWC for PhoneDog. And its latest phone could be one of the best value-for-money devices on the market today. The pre-orders were meant to go live tomorrow, but the company decided to surprise us with an early pre-order and price-drop. If you pre-order before tomorrow, April 21st, you’ll pay just $199.99 for a device which … [read full article]