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

LG Optimus L7 released by US Cellular as the LG Splendor

US Cellular has just launched a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone. It’s the LG Splendor, which has been available for several months in other parts of the world as the LG Optimus L7. Resembling its international counterpart, the Splendor is a thin handset (8.7 mm) that features a 4.3-inch WVGA display, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, A-GPS, 512 MB of RAM, a 1 GHz single-core Qualcomm processor, VGA front-facing camera, and a 5 Megapixel rear camera. 2GB of internal memory,… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G introduced by US Cellular

US Cellular customers can now buy the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G, which was announced today as the carrier’s first LTE smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard. The Metrix is available for $129 (after a $100 rebate) in 4G markets, or $179 (after a $100 rebate) in non-4G markets, both prices requiring a contract and a data plan. For now you can only get the handset online, but US Cellular says it will be in stores starting this Friday, August 24.
Unlike the Samsung… 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

Huawei C8820 bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to U.S. Cellular

At the end of last year, U.S. Cellular released its first Huawei smartphone, the Ascend II, offering it for free on contract. Apparently happy about the collaboration with the Chinese company, now U.S. Cellular is preparing the launch of a new Huawei handset — the C8820. While the Ascend II is stuck with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and is a modest offering, the new Huawei C8820 seems to bring more to the table. It runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and… Read more