MetroPCS 4G only $30 unlimited plan now available with select 4G LTE phones
Back in March, T-Mobile US’ MetroPCS has launched a promotional $30 unlimited plan with unlimited talk, text and data with 1GB at high speeds. High speed data for this plan was limited to 4G speeds. Also, only 3G and 4G-enabled phones and not LTE, were eligible for this plan. Now, MetroPCS 4G only $30 plan is available with 4G LTE phones but only with select ones. The offer is available in stores for a limited time and it’s not valid in Indiana.
MetroPCS 4G LTE phones that can be activated with the $30 plan are the Samsung Galaxy Light and the LG Leon. The Samsung Galaxy Light features a 4-inch display, Android 4.4 KitKat, 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, up to 5GB of user memory, up to 64GB of external memory, 5-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Calling, mobile hotspot, 4G LTE connectivity and 1800 mAh battery to power it all. It is available for $29 plus tax (regular cost $149).
The LG Leon is a 4G LTE-enabled smartphone with a 4.5-inch display, Android 5.0 Lollipop, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, up to 32GB of external memory, 5-megapixel rear camera , VGA front-facing camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Calling, hotspot and 1820 mAh battery. It is available for $49 plus tax (regular cost $99).
Now that 4G LTE phones are allowed with this plan, customers will be able to reach 4G LTE speeds with one of these two qualified 4G LTE phones. When high speed data allotment is used up, data speeds are throttled to 128 Kbps. Since June 12, 2015, MetroPCS allows customers to use the plan’s data for mobile hotspot, first high speed data and then throttled.