Tag: 2.3

T-Mobile Announces The $100 Prepaid ZTE Concord

Today T-Mobile announced the T-Mobile Concord, manufactured by ZTE. The Concord is T-Mobile’s most affordable no annual contract Android smartphone to hit the line-up.

Don’t expect a lot of high-end features on T-Mobile Concord, but it does come equipped with enough features for users to enjoy a smartphone experience. The Concord has a 3.5-inch display, running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and a 2-megapixel camera.

The T-Mobile Concord will be available at Target starting August 26th for $99.99. Walmart is selling it starting today for $99.98.


Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Arrives March 21

T-Mobile has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G will be hitting the shelves at selected T-Mobile stores starting March 21. The Blaze 4G will be available for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a new two year agreement.


  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 3.97 inch Super AMOLED display
  • TeleNav GPS Navigator
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor
  • 5 megapixel rear camera with 4x digital zoom
  • 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera
  • 720p HD video recording

If you haven’t signed up yet to receive updates on the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G you can follow this link to sign up.

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Hitting T-Mobile Stores Soon

The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G will be arriving towards the end of March at T-Mobile.The Galaxy S Blaze 4G will be one of the carriers latest smartphones to take advantage of their HSPA+ 42 technology.

Along with 4G speeds, the Galaxy S Blaze will be running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), have a 3.97 inch Super AMOLED display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor, 5 megapixel rear camera with 4x digital zoom, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera and 720p HD video recorder.

You can have the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a new two year agreement with T-Mobile. For more information follow this link.

Samsung Galaxy Note Available For Pre-Order

Nearly a month later after getting the chance to play with the Samsung Galaxy Note, it’s now available for pre-order through AT&T. This monster handset comes equipped with Android 2.3 and has some major specs like a 5.3 inch WXGA HD super AMOLED display, 1.4 GHz dual core processor and an 8 megapixel camera with LED flash.

Other features include:

  • 4G/ LTE
  • 2 megapixel front facing camera
  • 1080p full HD video recording
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 16 GB internal memory (microSD up to 32 GB)
  • 2500 mAh battery

Granted the Samsung Galaxy Note is going to be a beast of an Android smartphone, I’m a little let down that the handset isn’t launching with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). I’m sure an update will follow soon, but who really wants to wait for an update?

If you’re planning on getting your hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note, you can follow this link to AT&T’s website and put your pre-order in now. You can also head to Samsung Mobile for more details on the Samsung Galaxy Note.

Samsung Galaxy S II In White Coming To T-Mobile

T-Mobile is going to be offering a white Samsung Galaxy S II just in time for the holidays. The Android smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, a 4.52 inch Super AMOLED Plus WVGA display with 800 by 480 pixel resolution, 8 megapixel rear camera with flash, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, 1080p HD video capture and sharing, 16 GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi enabled and Bluetooth 3.0.

No additional information was given but T-Mobile did say that they will be sharing more details soon. Right now the Samsung Galaxy S II in black goes for $229.99, so the white version should run about the same.

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Now Available For Samsung Epic 4G

Sprint started pushing out Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) to customers of the Samsung Epic 4G. The update will be an OTA (over-the-air) maintenance release. Gingerbread has been out for some time now, but since Google announced version 4.0 of Android  (Ice Cream Sandwich) I’m sure users would want to skip Gingerbread and jump right to Ice Cream Sandwich if they could.

If you haven’t received the update yet, just hang tight as I’m sure you’ll receive the update soon. Make sure to  backup your device before installing the update. You can follow this link for more information on the Gingerbread update.

AT&T's First LTE Smartphones Are Now Available

AT&T is now offering two of their first LTE enabled devices the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and the HTC Vivid. AT&T’s LTE market just opened up to five more cities bringing the total to nine, those cities include Boston, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Athens, GA, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. The company is expected to reach 15 markets by the end of the year.

The two LTE smartphones both come pre-installed with Android 2.3, a 4.5 inch touch display and 16 GB of on-board memory expandable to 48 GB with a 32 GB microSD card.

The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket will run $249.99 and the HTC Vivid will run $199.99 on a new two year agreement.

Specs below:

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket:
  • 4.5 –inch Super AMOLED Plus display (800 x 480 pixels)
  • Android Gingerbread (2.3.5)
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash
  • 2 megapixel front-facing camera
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • 16 GB of on-board memory, microSD expandable to 48 GB

HTC Vivid:

  • 4.5 –inch qHD display (540 x 960 pixels)
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
  • Enhanced 8 megapixel camera with f2.2 28mm wide angle lens for low light photos
  • 1080p HD video recording at 60 frames per second, slow motion playback and on-device trimmers to optimize social media uploads and memory space
  • 16 GB of on-board memory, microSD expandable to an additional 48 GB


HTC Rezound Is Official – Video Promo

We’ve already seen that Verizon was prepping for the unannounced HTC Rezound. HTC has finally made the Rezound official. As expected the specs we reported have been confirmed.

The Rezound will be sporting a 4.3 inch display, a 1.5 GHz processor, Android 2.3,  8 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, 1080p video and a 1620 mAh battery.

A feature included with the HTC Rezound should grab the attention of music lovers as the device will come enabled with Beats for a high quality audio experience.

A launch date has not been announced but the device will be available for $299.99 with a new two year agreement. There will also be an update available for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) available in the not to distant future.

Below is a video of the HTC Rezound showing off Beats audio.

Motorola DROID RAZR Pre-Orders Online

Pre-orders for the Motorola DROID RAZR are now available through Verizon. The RAZR is said to be the world’s thinnest 4G LTE smartphone, running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

Features included with the RAZR are 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Advanced display, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and a KEVLAR strong back plate with a Gorilla Glass face. To pre-order the Motorola DROID RAZR follow this link and get started.

T-Mobile Announces The Samsung Exhibit II 4G

T-Mobile has announced the Samsung Exhibit II 4G. The Android powered smartphone will be running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), featuring a 3.7 inch WVGA TFT touchscreen, 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 3 megapixel rear camera and VGA front-facing camera.

The Samsung Exhibit II 4G will be available at most Walmart locations starting October 27th and will be available in T-Mobile retail stores beginning November 2nd the same day as the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 launches.

The Exhibit II is offered with no annual contract for $199.99 or on contract for $29.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate. This is a great off contract device, especially taking advantage of T-Mobile’s fast data network. Read more