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T-Mobile LG V40 ThinQ arriving early for some pre-order customers

The LG V40 ThinQ is scheduled to launch at T-Mobile on October 19th, but some lucky pre-order customers are getting their new phone a few days early. TmoNews reader Nick got their LG V40 ThinQ today, well ahead of the phone’s official release. The V40 has made a good first impression, with Nick saying that that it’s a “well made device” and that the “screen is awesome” and that the “audio over Bluetooth is great”. T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile testing 36-month payment option for Equipment Installment Plan

T-Mobile’s Equipment Installment plan lets you spread out the cost of a new smartphone over 24 months, but some customers are now seeing a slightly different EIP payment option. TmoNews reader P Doobs recently noticed that when viewing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on T-Mobile’s website, T-Mo offered them a 36-month EIP option at $24.17 per month. The 36-month EIP option showed up for me too, but wasn’t available on any other devices. T-Mobile hasn’t made any official … [read full article]

Razer Phone 2 gains wireless charging, water resistance, and light-up logo

After breaking into the smartphone scene last year, Razer is back again with a new gaming-focused handset. The Razer Phone 2 may look similar to the original Razer Phone, but there are some notable improvements inside and out. These include a new glass backside that’s enabled Razer to add wireless charging to its new flagship phone as well as a backlit Razer logo with RGB effects. You can customize these RGB lights to show different … [read full article]

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official with bigger screens

As expected, Google today introduced its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL feature larger displays than last year’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, with the Pixel 3 offering a 5.5-inch FHD+ display and the Pixel 3 XL moving up to a 6.3-inch QHD+ display. Both panels are of the OLED variety, but while the Pixel 3 has bezels at the top and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 update now rolling out

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owners, a new software update is coming your way. T-Mobile is now updating its Galaxy Note 8 to version N950USQU5CRIA. TmoNews reader Ashish got the update on their Note 8 last night, and several users on Reddit have received it as well. The update comes in at 445.95MB. As for what’s included, this update brings the September 1, 2018 Android security patches to the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8. Also included are … [read full article]

T-Mobile likely won’t sell Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, but does say its network is fastest for Pixel phones

The first two generations of Google Pixel phones were both U.S. carrier exclusives for Verizon, and it looks like that’ll be the case for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, too. T-Mobile today put out an announcement touting the 4G LTE speeds of Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on its network and also seemingly confirmed that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be exclusive to Verizon in the U.S. … [read full article]

Alcatel 3T 8 is a new Android tablet with T-Mobile 600MHz LTE support

T-Mobile offers several smartphones that support its 600MHz (Band 71) LTE connectivity, and now it’s launching a tablet that has the feature, too. The Alcatel 3T 8 is launching at T-Mobile on October 12th at a price of $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months, or $150 full retail. This tablet runs Android 8.1 Oreo on an 8-inch 1280×800 display and is equipped with 5MP front and rear cameras. There’s a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek8765A … [read full article]

Latest Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL leak shows off ‘Sand’ color option

We’ve seen a lot of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL leaks lately, and there hasn’t been a ton of new information revealed in recent leaks. That’s changing with a new leak that’s out today, though. New images claim to show the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in a new color rumored to be called “Sand”. The backsides of both phones are a light pink color, while the power buttons on the … [read full article]

LG V40 ThinQ official with five cameras, launching at T-Mobile on October 19th

October is going to be a big month in mobile with several flagship smartphone releases, and today the first of those new devices has been made official. Meet the LG V40 ThinQ. One of the highlights of LG’s new flagship Android phone is that it has five — yes, five — total cameras. There’s a triple rear camera setup that includes a 16MP 107-degree super wide angle lens, a 12MP standard angle sensor, and a 12MP … [read full article]