T-Mobile today announced a trio of new phones that will be hitting its magenta shelves later this month.
The HTC Desire 626s, Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, and Samsung Galaxy Core Prime will all arrive on July 22 with varying specs and price points. Here’s a quick rundown on what makes these phones tick:
- HTC Desire 626s: 5-inch 1280×720 display, Snapdragon 210 processor, 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, 8GB of storage, microSD slot, 1GB of RAM, 2000mAh battery, and Android 5.1 with HTC Sense. The Desire 626s will cost $0 down and 23 payments of $7.09 per month, with a 24th payment of $6.92. Final price is $169.99.
- Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime: 5-inch 960×540 display, Snapdragon 410 processor, 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front cameras, 8GB of storage, microSD slot, 2600mAh battery, and Android 5.1 with Samsung’s custom UI. Price will be set at $0 down, 23 payments of $7.92, and 1 payment of $7.83. Final price is $189.99.
- Samsung Galaxy Core Prime: 4.5-inch 800×480 screen, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, 8GB of storage, microSD slot, 1GB of RAM, 2000mAh battery, and Android 5.1 with Samsung’s custom UI. Price will be $0 down, 23 payments of $5.84, and 1 payment of $5.67. Final price is $139.99.
T-Mo says that the HTC Desire 626s will also launch at MetroPCS on August 3 for $79 with an instant rebate. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Core Prime is.
Finally, MetroPCS is getting a newplan add-on, which lets customers use their phones in Mexico just like they would at home. Think of it like a mini Mobile Without Borders. The add-on is available to customers with a base plan that’s $40 or more per month and offers unlimited calling and texting to Mexico from the US, and while you’re in Mexico, you’ll get unlimited calling, texting to the US, and data usage pulled from your bucket.
Metro customers that add Mexico Unlimited to their plan before August 31 will get it for free through 2016. After that, it’ll cost $5 per month.
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