If you’re buying a Galaxy S4, then you’re almost spoiled for choice when it comes to deciding which carrier you wish to sign up with, because all four of the big names in the United States are offering the device. But that’s not the case if you want the handset prepaid — at least not yet.
Next month, however, you’ll be able to purchase the Galaxy S4 on Cricket from $55 down.
Mobile phone retailers in the United Kingdom have begun removing the Google Nexus 4 from their inventories, sparking speculation that a successor could be on its way. Both Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U have ceased selling the handset this week, just days before Google I/O 2013 gets underway.
AT&T has today announced the LG Optimus G Pro, a 5.5-inch Android-powered smartphone that will sell for $199 when it launches on May 3. The device is designed to give Samsung’s Galaxy Note II a run for its money, with a 1080p display and the latest quad-core Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm.
Earlier today Sprint got a whole lot bigger by releasing 4G LTE in 21 new locations. This announcement was published on Sprint’s official website — if you want to see the full list of supported locations be sure to read on.
Samsung’s third-generation Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 8.0 are expected to get their grand unveiling sometime this week, with the 3G models set to go on sale in May. Both devices will reportedly boast dual-core processors, 3-megapixel rear-facing cameras, and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
EE has announced plans to double its 4G LTE network speeds in ten U.K. cities by the summer. The move will boost headline speeds to 80Mbps, and increase the average speed to 20Mbps for both new and existing subscribers. The carrier says this is part of its ambition to “stay one step ahead” as rival carriers prepare to launch their own 4G networks in the coming months.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a Sony smartphone on T-Mobile USA, but it appears the two companies are joining forces for Sony’s latest flagship. An Xperia Z has been leaked with T-Mobile branding on its back, suggesting a big announcement could be on its way.
Last night AT&T broadened its horizons by expanding its LTE connectivity services to 14 new locations. This announcement was made in a sequential series of press releases on the carrier’s official website, but you can see which locations are now supported in the list below.
AT&T is to begin accepting pre-orders for the HTC One this week, according to a leaked company memo. The device will be available in black or white with 32GB of storage, and it will reportedly cost $249.99. There’s no mention of the exclusive 64GB device, however.