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LG Esteem arrives at MetroPCS with 4G LTE speeds for $250

Posted on : 28-09-2011 | By : Jacob S | In : Smartphone News

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Not much light shines on old MetroPCS these days, due to high end smartphones dubbed superphones on other networks. MetroPCS is trying to stay in the game with there release of the LG Esteem, which will run on there 4G LTE network. The Esteem comes equipped with Android 2.3, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of storage, 5MP rear facing camera, 1.3MP front facing camera, 720p HD video capture, and an HDMI out port. Not surprisingly, this handset will run you $250 with a mail in rebate, but then again you wont be tied down to the carrier with the old pesky 2-year contract. The handset will be available this week so keep your eyes peeled online and in store.

Motorola to release an LTE (Long Term Evolution) smartphone for Verizon

Posted on : 22-12-2010 | By : Jacob S | In : Smartphone News

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We’ve all heard about Verizon’s new 4G LTE haven’t we? If not check it out. John Stratton, the chief operation officer  recently mentioned that LTE smartphones are on the rise, and that’s a good thing as LTE was just released nearly a month ago with MetroPCS getting in on the movement as well! Apparently Motorola will be one of the first to release there LTE smartphone offering, unfortunately there’s no word on the specs of this new LTE smartie so we’ll just have to wait for that.

There’s no doubt other makers are gonna throw there hat into the pile on this movement, and there’s already word on HTC and LG getting in on the game for sure. What an exiting movement this is, lets see if where all ready for the new LTE smartphones coming next year huh.

MetroPCS goes Live with 4G LTE in Boston, New York City and Sacramento

Posted on : 15-12-2010 | By : Jacob S | In : Smartphone News

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Just like Verizon’s 4G LTE, MetroPCS is now live with there 4G LTE in New York City as well. What does LTE stand for? Well coming from Verizon it means Long Term Evolution, so we’re assuming it’s the same over at MetroPCS. This news means you’ll be receiving unlimited, no annual contract service on the new 4G LTE plan. MetroPCS says to take full advantage of there new service you should get your hands on there Samsung Craft which offers a ton of features that are listed below. We’ll just see which 4G LTE service stacks up in the future wont we.

Samsung Craft with the new 4G LTE service.

  • MetroSTUDIO, powered by RealNetworks and available on the $60 service plan, delivers full-track downloads, ringtones and ring-back tones, as well as premium video content from NBC Universal, Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Univision, available on-demand from one easy-to-use application.
  • A social networking and instant messaging application which harnesses notifications, friends and content from Facebook, MySpace and Twitter and AIM, MSN and Yahoo! IM clients into a single interface that’s accessible with one click.
  • Upgraded MetroNavigator® feature includes new voice-activated GPS and turn-by-turn directions.

LG Optimus M Comes to Metro PCS on Nov 24th in time for the holidays!

Posted on : 22-11-2010 | By : Jacob S | In : Smartphone News

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So we don’t here much about old MetroPCS anymore do we. Well coming soon this Wednesday the carrier will be selling the Optimus M smartphone from LG for an expected $230 but that price isn’t confirmed yet. MetroPCS doesn’t require a contract either which is a big plus if you decide to bail out on the carrier. The Android 2.2 powered smartphone has some nice specs under the hood as well, so check em out below and be on the look out for the LG Optimus M coming Nov 24th!

  • 3.2 inch HVGA display
  • 3.2MP camera
  • 600MHz Processor
  • GPS with A-GPS support
  • 3G Speed