Archive | August, 2020

T-Mobile spills Galaxy Z Flip 5G pricing, also confirms it’ll offer Galaxy Z Fold 2

Today T-Mobile confirmed that it will launch the new Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, but those aren’t the only new Samsung devices coming to T-Mo’s shelves this month. First up is the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G, which we already know will be available from T-Mobile starting this Friday, August 7. Here’s the pricing that T-Mobile and legacy Sprint customers can expect for this Samsung foldable: 256GB Galaxy Z Flip 5G: $49.99 down … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra pricing and deals

Hot on the heels of Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, T-Mobile has confirmed that it’ll carry both devices. The Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra will be available for pre-order from T-Mobile starting Friday, August 7, at 5:00 am PT / 8:00 am ET. The Note 20 will be available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green, or Mystic Gray color options while the Note 20 Ultra will come in Mystic … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra officially revealed

Samsung’s Galaxy Note flagships are typically some of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of the year, and today the newest models have been made official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra share the same basic design, but there are some pretty significant differences between the two. The display on the Note 20 Ultra features a bigger 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 3088×1440 resolution, curved edges, in-display fingerprint reader, and up to a … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G launching at T-Mobile on August 7

T-Mobile announced back in June that several new Samsung Galaxy A series phones would be hitting its shelves over the coming months. Later this week another one of them will officially go on sale. Samsung says that the Galaxy A51 5G will launch at T-Mobile on August 7. T-Mobile hasn’t announced its pricing for the phone yet, but Samsung¬†will sell the Galaxy A51 5G for $499.99. A launch at Metro by T-Mobile will happen … [read full article]

T-Mobile begins updating Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, and OnePlus 8 to support standalone 5G

Today T-Mobile flipped on standalone 5G, which is greatly expanding its 5G coverage and bringing lower latency with it, too. And there are already a few devices that are being updated to support this new coverage. T-Mobile is now updating the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra as well as the OnePlus 8 to support standalone 5G. The Galaxy S20 update is version G981USQUATGL and is 543.73MB, while Galaxy S20+ owners can expect a … [read full article]

T-Mobile standalone 5G launch expands 5G coverage by 30 percent

After teasing its upcoming standalone 5G rollout a few months ago, T-Mobile today officially flipped the switch. T-Mobile’s standalone 5G network is now live, and the carrier touts that it’s the “world’s first nationwide standalone 5G network.” By activating standalone 5G, T-Mobile has increased its overall 5G coverage by 30 percent, with the 5G network now reaching nearly 250 million people in more than 7,500 cities and towns across 1.3 million square miles. In addition … [read full article]

Google confirms Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, launching this fall

Today Google officially launched the Pixel 4a, its newest low-cost Android phone. But that’s not the only new device that Google confirmed today. Google has revealed that it’ll launch the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 this fall. Both phones will include 5G connectivity, and Google has also confirmed that the Pixel 4a 5G will cost $499. No pricing for the Pixel 5 has been given, though. Both the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 … [read full article]

Google Pixel 4a official, now available for pre-order for $349

Last year, Google made a major addition to its Pixel family with the launch of the affordable Pixel 3a. Now Google is back with the even more affordable Pixel 4a. The Google Pixel 4a is now official and it’s priced at $349, making it $50 cheaper than when the Pixel 3a launched last year. For that price you get the same 12.2MP camera with dual pixel phase detection autofocus that’s found in the flagship Pixel 4. … [read full article]

T-Mobile rebrands Sprint stores as it reaches another merger milestone

T-Mobile announced a couple of weeks ago that it would officially combine brands with Sprint on August 2. Today’s that day, and as expected T-Mobile has made a few changes to help welcome Sprint customers and employees to the T-Mo family. Jon Freier, T-Mobile’s EVP of Consumer Markets, revealed¬†that Sprint stores closed early yesterday to help transition them to T-Mo stores. Just like you see in the image at the top of this post, Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile taking 5G network buildout slower than tower companies expected

One of the major reasons that T-Mobile wanted to acquire Sprint was spectrum that it could use to bolster its 5G network. However, according to one tower company, T-Mo is going a bit slower than expected with its post-merger 5G buildout. During an earnings call this week, American Tower said that it had expected more new business from T-Mobile because of increased tower activity. There’s only been a small increase in new business from T-Mo, though, … [read full article]