Tag Archives: Android

Samsung Galaxy J3 Star is T-Mobile’s newest 600MHz LTE smartphone

Another LTE Band 71 (600MHz) smartphone has landed on T-Mobile’s shelves. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Star is now available from T-Mobile for $7.00 down and $7.00 per month for 24 months or $175 full retail price. Included is support for LTE Band 71, aka 600MHz. The benefit of this feature is that Extended Range LTE (which includes LTE Bands 12 and 71) reaches farther and is better at penetrating buildings than mid-band LTE coverage. Other … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new software updates

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners have been wondering when they’ll get another software update after T-Mobile began pushing one in mid-April but then paused it a day later. Now it looks like the wait is finally coming to an end. T-Mobile has announced new software updates for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The GS9 is getting version G960USQS2ARF4 while the GS9+ is getting version G965USQS2ARF4. A T-Mo support rep in the … [read full article]

BlackBerry KEY2 arriving in the U.S. on July 13th, pre-orders begin June 29th

Did the BlackBerry KEY2 catch your eye when it debuted earlier this month? If so, we now know when you’ll be able to get one of your own. The BlackBerry KEY2 will go on sale in the U.S. on July 13th at Amazon and BestBuy.com, but you’ll be able to pre-order one as early as June 29th. Pricing will be set at $649.99. The KEY2 will be sold unlocked and will be compatible with GSM networks … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ getting new Sunrise Gold color option

Samsung is adding another color option to its flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available in Sunrise Gold in the U.S. starting on June 24th. It’ll be sold in Best Buy stores as well as on BestBuy.com and Samsung.com. In terms of specs, the Sunrise Gold S9 and S9+ are similar to the other color options that are already on the market. That includes the … [read full article]

LG Stylo 4 launches at MetroPCS with 6.2-inch screen and built-in stylus

MetroPCS has offered previous models of LG’s stylus-equipped Stylo phones in the past, and now the brand new model has launched at T-Mobile’s prepaid brand as well. The LG Stylo 4 is now available from MetroPCS. The device’s original price is set at $239, but Metro is knocking that down to $179 with an instant discount. When it comes to features, one of the highlights of the LG Stylo 4 is its built-in stylus. … [read full article]

LG Q7 Android One variant rumored to be coming to T-Mobile

Days after a new LG phone arrived at T-Mobile, a leak has emerged with info on another LG device that may launch at T-Mo in the near future. An Android One version of the LG Q7 (pictured above) is reportedly coming to T-Mobile. XDA Developers user deadman96385 was digging through the kernel source code of the MetroPCS version of the LG Stylo 4 and discovered references to a device with the model number “cv5a”, … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates include June security patches

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners, T-Mobile is helping you start off your week on a positive note. T-Mobile is now pushing software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models. The Galaxy S8 update is version G950USQU4CRE9 and is 327.16MB, while the Galaxy S8+ update is version G955USQU4CRE9 and is 323.63MB in size. These updates include the June 1, 2018 Android security patch level as well as “various bug fixes and software … [read full article]

T-Mobile now selling LG Aristo 2 Plus with 600MHz LTE support

As expected, T-Mobile today began sales of the LG Aristo 2 Plus. The LG Aristo 2 Plus is priced at $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months on an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) or $150 full price. At launch, T-Mo is touting a special deal that’ll get you $90 off the Aristo 2 Plus when you buy it with a qualifying No Credit Check plan. When it comes to specs, the LG Aristo … [read full article]

BlackBerry KEY2 features upgraded specs and a better keyboard

A little more than a year after the launch of the BlackBerry KEYone, a new keyboard-clad BlackBerry phone has arrived. The BlackBerry KEY2 is now official. It’s got some notable upgrades over the KEYone, but the form factor is the same. There’s a 4.5-inch 1620×1080 display with a 3:2 aspect ratio up top, and below that is a physical keyboard with a key height that’s been raised 20 percent and a new matte key finish … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active update brings May security patches

  T-Mobile’s Galaxy S8 Active is getting another software update this week. T-Mo has announced that its Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is receiving an update to version G892USQU2BRE3. The update is now rolling out over the air, so if you’ve got a GS8 Active, keep an eye out for it over the coming days. You can also check manually by going into Settings > Software update > Download updates manually. TmoNews reader Phil received this … [read full article]