Verizon has announced that it is pulling the plug on Sony’s Xperia Z4v before the handset even goes on sale. The flagship device, which was announced back in June, was supposed to go on sale this summer but missed its release target.
Verizon has confirmed plans to begin testing the first super speedy 5G network in the U.S. next year. Its new service will have 50 times the throughput of existing 4G LTE networks, and Verizon is working with a number of partners, including Samsung, to accelerate its development.
Motorola announced two editions of the third-generation Moto X at an event in late July, but one of them — the Moto X Play — won’t be launching in the U.S. At least not with that name.
However, new leaked images suggest it will arrive on Verizon as the DROID Maxx 2.
The carrier that’s built up quite an army of discontent from its customers over the years probably didn’t win over anyone with its latest announcement. AT&T is raising its upgrade fees for postpaid customers and tacking on a weird, unnecessary activation fee for new AT&T Next customers.