New Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Stardust, has become available with TracFone’s prepaid service. The Stardust (S766C) is quite similar to Samsung Galaxy Ace Style which is sold through TracFone’s subsidiaries Straight Talk ($129.99) and Net10 ($99.99). TracFone Samsung Galaxy Stardust is available with 1200 minutes good for a year that provides 1200 voice minutes, 1200 texts and 1200 megabytes of data. Currently, it can be purchased at QVC for $109.82 while QVC’s regular price is $120. Read more
This week, starting March 31, 2015, Straight Talk phones on sale are available at Straight Talk’s website and Walmart. At Straight Talk’s website, free shipping on orders $29.99 or higher is provided while Walmart offers free ship to store. Read more
TracFone Wireless, a subsidiary of America Movil, has officially started activating CDMA 4G LTE phones on its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. For the past month, there have been some reports that users were able to activate Verizon-compatible smartphones on TracFone BYOD but it wasn’t working for everyone. Now that it’s official, hopefully, it will work properly. Read more
PTel’s brand GIV Mobile that operates on T-Mobile network and gives 8% of customers’ monthly bill to charities has changed four out of its five monthly plans for the better. GIV Mobile improves its data offerings on the $20 and $35 monthly plans. The $20 plan now includes 250 MB of data instead of previous 150 MB while $35 plan now has 1 GB of high speed data instead of 500 MB. The carrier has also lowered the cost of two of its monthly plans. The $45 plan is now available for $40 and $65 plans now costs $60 per month. Read more
TextNow Wireless, WiFi mobile operator that uses Sprint 2G, 3G and 4G network, offers a great deal to its existing and potential customers. TextNow offers Moto G for $14.99 for a limited time only. Even though it’s a first generation Moto G and reconditioned, for $14.99 without any commitment, this is definitely unbeatable deal. Read more
Sprint’s prepaid brand, Boost Mobile announced today on its Facebook page that they will start offering the Samsung Galaxy S6 on April 10. The same date Samsung today set for global release of its flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge. Boost Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 will be available for $649.99, 32 GB model. Last year’s flagship, S5, was offered for $599.99. Read more
T-Mobile US announced today that its prepaid brand MetroPCS launches promotional plan that’s offering unlimited talk, text and data with first 1GB at high speeds (up to 4G) for $30 per month. A $30 promo plan launches starting today, March 24, 2015 and customers will be able to access it only in stores. The carrier doesn’t say how long this limited time offer will be available. Read more
This week, starting March 22, 2015, Boost Mobile phones on sale can be found at Amazon.com, BestBuy, Boost Mobile’s website, Sears, Radio Shack and ShopCellDeals. Amazon.com and BestBuy offer free shipping. Boost Mobile provides free 3 day shipping on all phones, Sears charges shipping $5.99 unless noted differently while RadioShack charges it $6.99 unless otherwise indicated. Also, RadioShack offers free ground shipping on orders over $50 and free ship to store. ShopCellDeals’ offer is available online only with free shipping.
This week, starting March 28, 2015, TracFone phones on sale can be found on Amazon.com, TracFone’s website, RadioShack, ShopCellDeals, Target, BestBuy, Walmart and HSN.com. Amazon.com, ShopCellDeals and BestBuy offer free shipping, TracFone offers free shipping on $19.99 purchases and over, Target offers free shipping on orders over $50, RadioShack charges it $6.99 unless otherwise indicated, Walmart offers free ship to store and HSN charges Shipping $7.95 unless indicated.
We already know that T-Mobile and its prepaid brand MetroPCS will release the Lumia 640. T-Mobile officially announced it right after the Mobile World Congress 2015, where Microsoft initially revealed the Lumia 640 and its phablet sibling 640 XL. But now, according to a Windows Central that obtained some carrier’s internal documents from unnamed MetroPCS employee, the Lumia 640 is expected to arrive in ‘mid to late May’ rather than April when the phones globally will launch. Read more