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T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal launching September 1, leak shows

T-Mobile has offered a few Buy One, Get One deals on the Samsung Galaxy S8, and now it looks like T-Mo is gearing up to offer a BOGO deal on the Galaxy Note 8, too. Documents shared with TmoNews show that T-Mobile is planning to launch a Buy One, Get One deal on the Galaxy Note 8 on September 1st. According to the leaked docs, the limited time deal will be available to customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile telling Galaxy Note 8 pre-order customers that their orders will ship soon

Days after T-Mobile began taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, it looks like devices will soon begin going out to customers. T-Mobile has started sending text messages to Galaxy Note 8 pre-order customers to tell them that their Note 8 order “is being packed and will begin shipping soon.” When the order ships, buyers’ cards will be charged. The Galaxy Note 8 will launch on September 15th, but it’s possible that pre-order customers will receive … [read full article]

Samsung to offer Galaxy Note 8 discount of up to $425 to Note 7 owners

UPDATE: Samsung’s offer page is live. You’ll need to enter the email address you used to register or return your Note 7 to confirm that you had the device, then trade in your current smartphone to get a discount on the Note 8. The phones that are eligible for trade-in include the iPhone 5 and up, iPhone SE, Galaxy S5 and up, Note 5, LG G4 and up, and Google Pixel and Pixel XL.   ORIGINAL: If you owned … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 official with dual 12MP rear cameras, launching at T-Mobile on September 15th

Right on schedule, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been made official. Samsung today introduced the Galaxy Note 8, its new flagship and the follow-up to last year’s Note 7, which was discontinued following recalls and units overheating and catching fire. Samsung has rebounded by giving the Note 8 an updated design and new features. One of the highlights of the Note 8 is its dual camera setup, a first for Samsung. There are two … [read full article]

Android 8.0 Oreo is now official

Today’s the day, Android fans: The next major Android release has been revealed. Android 8.0 Oreo is now official. The update has been pushed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and build for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P have entered carrier testing. Updates for those devices should begin rolling out “soon” along with updates for the Pixel C and Nexus Player. Google says that it’s also been working with several … [read full article]

Android O will be officially revealed on August 21st

Next week is going to be big for Android fans, because not only is Samsung unveiling a new flagship smartphone, but Google is going to unveil its next major Android release. Google has launched a countdown page for its Android O reveal. The event will coincide with next week’s total eclipse on August 21st, with Google hosting a livestream that’ll begin at 2:40 pm ET. Unfortunately for those of us eagerly awaiting the official launch … [read full article]

ZTE Blade Z Max coming to MetroPCS with 6-inch display and Android 7.1.1

After releasing the ZTE ZMAX Pro on MetroPCS last year, ZTE has now revealed its latest phablet for prepaid. The ZTE Blade Z Max will launch on MetroPCS on August 28th for $129. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat on a 6-inch 1920×1080 display and it’s packing an 8-megapixel camera for all of your selfie needs. Around back there’s a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. With these two … [read full article]

Moto Z2 Force and T-Mobile Revvl launch today

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile because there are two high-profile Android phones launching. First up is the Moto Z2 Force, which is notable for a couple of reasons. It’s the first new Motorola smartphone we’ve seen on T-Mobile in a while, and T-Mo is celebrating the Z2 Force’s arrival with a Buy One, Get One deal. For a limited time, you can buy a Moto Z2 Force on EIP and get a second Moto Z2 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Smartpicks will highlight feature-packed smartphones with affordable prices

Alongside the new T-Mobile Revvl, T-Mo today made a couple of other announcements that target affordable smartphones. First up is T-Mobile Smartpicks. With this program, T-Mo wants to help customers find affordable smartphones “that are raising the bar in terms of features and specs.” T-Mobile Smartpicks has a dedicated webpage on T-Mo’s website. On it, T-Mobile is highlighting phones like the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime, LG Aristo, LG K20 Plus, and ZTE ZMAX Pro. … [read full article]