Samsung Galaxy Note II US pricing unveiled

Announced for the US market last month, the Samsung Galaxy Note II is available there as of today, although only one carrier (T-Mobile) is selling it for now. If you want to buy the Note II from T-Mobile, you’ll have to pay $369.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate). That’s a crazy price, we know. Anyhow, T-Mobile lets you choose the handset in either white, or blue, here.
Sprint will offer the Galaxy Note II tomorrow, October 25, for $299.99 on… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note II will be launched by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, US Cellular

Samsung’s first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device, the Galaxy Note II, will be released in the US soon — at about the same time with LG’s new Optimus G. Samsung has confirmed that the Note II would be offered by five US mobile carriers, the same that started selling the Galaxy S III several months ago: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and US Cellular.
US Cellular is the only carrier to take pre-orders for the Note II. It asks $299.99… Read more

Sprint introduces the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

Samsung and Sprint have announced the launch of a new LTE-capable smartphone: the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. Presented as being powerful yet affordable, the Victory is no Galaxy S III, but at least it has some of its features, including Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, S Voice, and S Beam. You also get a 4-inch display with 800 x 480 pixels on the Victory, plus a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, NFC, 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera, 5 Megapixel rear camera, a 2100… Read more

Sprint starts selling the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

As of today, August 19, Sprint customers can buy the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE — not long after we told you the handset would be released soon. Sprint is asking $199.99 on contract for the new Photon, this way positioning it as top-of-the-line smartphone, next to the Samsung Galaxy S III 16GB and the HTC Evo 4G LTE. If you’re the no commitment type, the Photon Q 4G LTE can be yours for $549.99. In both cases, the handset is waiting… Read more

Motorola suggests Sprint’s Photon Q 4G LTE will be launched soon

Sprint and Motorola made the Photon Q 4G LTE official at the end of June, promising that details on its availability would be announced in the weeks to come. Sadly, those details are yet to be unveiled, but we have a feeling it won’t be long until the smartphone becomes available. That’s because Motorola has tweeted about it in the last few days, reminding us it packs a 5-row QWERTY keyboard with LED edge lighting, and a ColorBoost display. It… Read more

Sprint HTC Evo 3D and Evo Design 4G updated to Android 4.0 ICS

Great news for Sprint customers who are rocking an HTC Evo 3D, or an HTC Evo Design 4G. Both smartphones have received official updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The updates are out as of yesterday, and are done over the air. It’s a plain ICS upgrade for the Evo 3D, while the software package for the Evo Deign 4G also brings some fixes related to Sprint’s Mobile Hotspot, Exchange calendar sync, and “dialing 1 to allow voicemail access.”… Read more

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE with ICS and QWERTY keyboard announced by Sprint

Sprint has officially unveiled a brand new Motorola smartphone: the Photon Q 4G LTE, which becomes the carrier’s first LTE handsets with international roaming capabilities and a full QWERTY keyboard. Yes, that’s right, the Photon Q hides a sliding QWERTY keyboard. This has five rows of keys, and seems quite user-friendly.
Seen from the front, the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE resembles the Photon 4G MB855 that was launched by Sprint exactly one year ago. It even has a similar… Read more

When and where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S III in the US: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular

Samsung made a splash earlier this week by announcing that its new Galaxy S III would be released in the US via no less than five mobile operators. Naturally, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are among those operators. The fifth one is US Cellular.
Unlike it did with the Galaxy S and Galaxy S II (in 2010 and 2011, respectively), Samsung is taking a different approach with the launch of the S III Stateside: the phone’s design will be similar… Read more