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Alcatel 1x Evolve is a basic Android phone

Alcatel 1x Evolve is a basic Android phone

The Alcatel 1x Evolve was revealed this week with intent on launching with Metro by T-Mobile this month. This device was revealed in a single color: Suede Blue, and will be released with this one color alone. This device has a 5.34-inch display with 480 x 960 pixels - that's less than the otherwise almost industry-wide standard of 1080p for almost any mobile device.

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Metro by T-Mobile’s first order of business is 5G in 2019

Metro by T-Mobile’s first order of business is 5G in 2019

Today is a pretty big day for T-Mobile, as it's relaunching the Metro PCS brand as Metro by T-Mobile. Along with the rebranding comes two new unlimited plans that offer some fairly tempting perks, but on its first day with a new name, Metro by T-Mobile is also making a commitment for the future too. The company today announced that it will offer 5G service and phones beginning in 2019.

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Metro PCS gets a new name and two new unlimited plans

Metro PCS gets a new name and two new unlimited plans

T-Mobile announced today that it's giving Metro PCS a new name. Beginning at some point next, Metro PCS will be known as Metro by T-Mobile - a move that T-Mobile says represents a "new mission to give value-conscious consumers a trade-off free wireless experience." Along side this branding revamp, T-Mobile will be launching two new unlimited plans at Metro, and they come with some tempting add-ons.

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Alcatel 7 brings a 18:9 phablet to MetroPCS lineup

Alcatel 7 brings a 18:9 phablet to MetroPCS lineup

At the beginning of the year, Alcatel unveiled its new branding scheme and its three new smartphone lines: the Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3, and Alcatel 1. All of these shared one thing in common: the 18:9 nearly bezel-less design that has become the de facto design standard on both premium and mid-tier phones. Not content with just those three, the TCL-owned phone maker is bringing a fourth one, the Alcatel 7, to the US and to MetroPCS subscribers starting today.

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MetroPCS offers free iPhone SE, T-Mobile LG BOGO deal starts Friday

MetroPCS offers free iPhone SE, T-Mobile LG BOGO deal starts Friday

Just in time for tax refund season arrives a new promo from MetroPCS: a free iPhone SE for anyone who switches over an eligible line and signs up for an eligible mobile plan. It's a great deal if you're looking for a new carrier and a new smartphone, but it's not your only option. Starting this Friday, T-Mobile will kick off its own special promotion that will give certain customers a second smartphone for free.

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LG Aristo 2 on MetroPCS brings Android Nougat to the masses

LG Aristo 2 on MetroPCS brings Android Nougat to the masses

How much would it cost you to have an Android phone with a more or less recent version of the mobile OS? If you’re willing to cut corners, apparently not that much. Of course, you will not be getting top of the line specs or features, but if you’re more concerned about the longevity of your phone in terms of software updates, then the LG Aristo 2 might be more to your taste. Arriving almost exactly a year before the first one, the Aristo 2 is probably the cheapest Android Nougat phone you’ll be able to buy from a big brand and a carrier.

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MetroPCS unlimited LTE deal offers free Android phones for switching

MetroPCS unlimited LTE deal offers free Android phones for switching

T-Mobile's prepaid subsidiary MetroPCS is offering customers a new promotion that includes a free smartphone for each line ported over to the carrier. This is part of a larger deal where subscribers can get four lines with unlimited LTE data access for $100/month combined including fees and taxes. Users get to pick which free phone they want from a limited roster of options.

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3 cheapest unlimited mobile data plans: all the important details

3 cheapest unlimited mobile data plans: all the important details

Unlimited data is back, but it isn't cheap and it comes with a roster of limitations. Having access to loads of data every month is more important than ever, and here to offer it cheaper than the three big carriers are three small prepaid companies. You can get unlimited data for as little as $50/month, but are the savings worth the potential sacrifices? We've looked at all the fine print to find out.

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ZTE Blade ZMAX phablet for MetroPCS arrives with Google Play promo

ZTE Blade ZMAX phablet for MetroPCS arrives with Google Play promo

MetroPCS has revealed that it will be the home of a new 6-inch smartphone from ZTE called the ZTE Blade ZMax. While the phablet isn't yet available to purchase, interested buyers can 'pre-register' for the phone; as well, the carrier is offering a new promotion where buyers get a $25 gift card for the Google Play Store. You'll only get the promo if you pre-register in time.

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MetroPCS launches unlimited 4G LTE option: $75 for two lines

MetroPCS launches unlimited 4G LTE option: $75 for two lines

Unlimited phone plans are back, and MetroPCS just got on the bandwagon. The carrier, which is known for its prepaid options, has just announced a new plan that gives subscribers unlimited 4G LTE data...but only if you sign up two lines under the deal. By doing so, both lines get unlimited high-speed mobile data for a total of $75/month, making each phone's monthly cost about half of what you'd pay for unlimited at a big carrier.

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MetroPCS gets T-Mobile’s scam IDing and blocking tech

MetroPCS gets T-Mobile’s scam IDing and blocking tech

If you have a phone on T-Mobile's network, you have access to a technology that automatically identifies and, if you wish, blocks incoming calls from scammers. The technology is baked into T-Mobile's network, and it'll soon be available to anyone using MetroPCS devices. The technology has been live since this past April, and it has thus far identified and/or blocked scam calls for more than 243 million users, according to the company.

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LG Aristo on T-Mobile, MetroPCS offer bang, style for buck

LG Aristo on T-Mobile, MetroPCS offer bang, style for buck

Buying a smartphone, more often than not, involves a series of compromises, usually between price, feature, and design. Lately, however, design has stopped being an issue, with even the most wallet-friendly models sporting better-looking bodies. Take for example the LG Aristo, now available on T-Mobile and MetroPCS, which is, through and through, a lower mid-range smartphone, but one that you won’t be embarrassed to hold in public.

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