Tag Archives: Android

OnePlus 6T event now happening October 29th because of Apple announcement

If you’re excited for the announcement of the OnePlus 6T, I’ve got some good news for you today. The OnePlus 6T was originally set to be announced on October 30th, but OnePlus today said that it’s moving the event up one day to October 29th. The reason? Apple this week announced its own event on October 30th, and OnePlus doesn’t want its new flagship smartphone to be overshadowed. Here’s what OnePlus CEO Pete … [read full article]

OnePlus 6T will ship with Android 9 Pie in tow

Today we can add another entry to the list of confirmed OnePlus 6T features. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus 6T will ship with Android 9 Pie in tow. Lau didn’t have anything else to say about the OP6T, but OnePlus did recently tease that the phone will have “a whole new UI” as well as camera improvements and an action that’ll let you hold the power button for 0.5 seconds … [read full article]

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]

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]

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]

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]

T-Mobile LG G7 ThinQ update brings security patches, other improvements

Last week we saw the LG G5 and LG V20 receive software updates, and now a newer LG smartphone is getting an update of its own. T-Mobile is now sending an update to its LG G7 ThinQ. The update is version G710TM10k and comes in at 574MB in size. Several TmoNews readers received the update on their LG G7s today, but if you haven’t gotten it yet, you can manually check by going into Settings … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge receiving software updates

It’s been a few months Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge owners got a new security update, but that drought is coming to an end today. T-Mobile is now sending updates to its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 is getting version G930TUVU4CRI2, while the S7 edge is receiving version G935TUVU4CRI2. TmoNews reader Tom received the update on his T-Mobile Galaxy S7 today, so if you’ve got an S7 or S7 edge, keep … [read full article]