Tag Archives: MetroPCS

Coolpad Defiant launching at T-Mobile on June 16th, coming to MetroPCS this summer

We’ve seen a few Coolpad devices on T-Mobile to date, and soon there’ll be another phone with Coolpad branding on T-Mo’s shelves. The Coolpad Defiant is coming soon to both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Specifically, it’s launching at T-Mobile on June 16, with a MetroPCS release happening this summer. There are no pricing details available quite yet, but given the Defiant’s entry-level spec list, it should be fairly affordable. So what are those specs? Coolpad’s Defiant … [read full article]

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

It may be a holiday weekend, but that hasn’t stopped T-Mobile from pushing out updates to some of its devices. Owners of both the T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are reporting that they’ve recently received software updates. The Galaxy S7 has been updated to software version G930TUVS4BQE1, while the Galaxy S7 edge has been updated to G935TUVS4BQE1. T-Mobile hasn’t updated its support documents for either phone as of the time that … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime arrives at T-Mobile and MetroPCS

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ may be one of T-Mobile’s biggest smartphone releases in recent memory, but it’s not the only Samsung handset that’s hit T-Mo’s shelves lately. The Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime recently arrived at T-Mobile. The Galaxy J3 Prime is available to postpaid customers for $6.00 down and $6.00 per month for 24 months, which works out to a full price of $150.00. Samsung’s Galaxy J3 Prime is also available on prepaid[read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch at T-Mobile on April 21, pre-orders begin tonight

After months of leaks, rumors, and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has made its official debut. As it has in the past few years, Samsung is once again offering two versions of the Galaxy S8. This year, though, both versions have a dual edge display, and they’re both taller 18.5:9 screens, too. The difference between the two models is their screen size, with the Galaxy S8 packing a 5.8-inch 2960×1440 Super AMOLED display and the Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out Scam ID and Scam Block features to help protect customers

T-Mobile is launching two new features today to help keep you safe. Scam ID and Scam Block are two new features that will identify and block scam calls on the T-Mobile network. Scam ID uses technology to compare the phone number of an incoming call against a global database of known scammer numbers. If a match is found, the network tags the call is likely a scam and warns you about it. If you’d prefer to never even … [read full article]

MetroPCS kicks off free phone offer and bonus data for $50 plan

After launching the new all-in T-Mobile One plan and KickBack, T-Mo today revealed some offers for MetroPCS customers. First up, MetroPCS is now offering free phones to new and existing customers. New customers to Metro or existing customers that want to upgrade their phone or add a new line to their plan can get one of these phones for free: Samsung Galaxy On5 Samsung Galaxy Core Prime LG Aristo LG K7 LG 450 ZTE … [read full article]

LG Aristo official, coming to MetroPCS and T-Mobile with Android 7.0 in tow

T-Mobile and @askdes today announced a new Android 7.0 smartphone that’s coming soon to its shelves as well as MetroPCS’s. The LG Aristo is now official. It runs Nougat on a 5-inch 1280×720 display with a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a fingerprint reader. Also included is 4G LTE connectivity and support for both VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling. On the inside of the Aristo lives a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor, 1.5GB of RAM, … [read full article]

MetroPCS offering 2 lines for $60, free phone deals

MetroPCS recently launched a couple of new offers that are worth taking note of. First up, Metro is offering two lines for $60, with each line getting 6GB of 4G LTE data. This deal is in-store only and require at least one number be ported in from another carrier. The offer is available for a limited time. The second new MetroPCS deal offers two free phones after instant rebate. The first free phone will come … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO talks President-elect Trump, reversal of net neutrality

Today T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter spoke at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference in New York City, and he touched a bit on President-elect Donald Trump and what his election could mean for the mobile industry. Carter expects that a Trump presidency will foster an environment that’ll be more positive for wireless. “It’s hard to imagine, with the way the election turned out, that we’re not going to have an environment, from several aspects, … [read full article]

MetroPCS promotional plan offers 8GB of LTE data for $50 per month

MetroPCS is now running a promotion that bumps up one of its data buckets in a big way. MetroPCS typically offers a $50 plan that includes 5GB of 4G LTE data along with unlimited talk and text. Thanks to Metro’s new promo, though, that bucket is being bumped up to 8GB of LTE data each month for $50. If you’d like to add more lines, you can get up to four more lines of … [read full article]