MetroPCS announces Huawei Premia 4G

March 21, 2013
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Huawei Premia 4G

Metro PCS is now selling its second Huawei LTE network compatible smartphone in stores and online. The new handset is called the Huawei Premia 4G and will set you back a modest sum of $149.99.

Contacts start at $40 a month for unlimited talk, text messages, and 500MB of 4G data, and range up to $60 for a totally unlimited LTE data experience. Metro PCS is also offering the option to purchase on-demand music from Rhapsody for just $5 a month with your package.

Hardware wise the Huawei Premia 4G is an acceptable midrange handset. For your money you’ll get:

  • 4.0 inch screen with 800×600 pixel resolution
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM memory
  • 2Gb of internal storage
  • SD Card expansion slot supporting up to 32GB of additional memory
  • 5.0 megapixel camera with rear-facing LED flash
  • 1650mAh battery
  • 4GLTE mobile hotspot capabilities
  • Size: 4.96 inches x 2.53 inches x 0.48 inches
  • Weight: 4.94 oz

The handset will ship with Android 4.0 so you can enjoy all the cool Ice Cream Sandwich features, and it also runs MetroPCS’s joyn software which gives you access to proprietary messaging, WiFi calling, and video chat apps.

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MetroPCS Continues to Deliver Value and Versatility with the Huawei Premia™ 4G

MetroPCS’ second Huawei 4G LTE smartphone packs high performance and design into affordable package

DALLAS (March 21, 2013) – MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) and Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, are giving consumers another great option to keep up with friends and family with a new powerful, yet affordable, 4GLTE smartphone – the Huawei Premia™ 4G – available for only $149.

This latest addition to MetroPCS’ extensive lineup of 4GLTE smartphones includes all the features for an exceptional mobile experience, including:

· 4.0-inch Corning Gorilla Glass™ screen displays a crystal-clear picture

· 1.5GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM for effortless multitasking

· 5.0 megapixel auto-focus camera with rear-facing LED flash for improved pictures

· Video recording and playback to capture life’s special moments

· Android 4.0 operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich)

· joyn™ by MetroPCS capability delivers a unified and intuitive way to communicate and share with friends and family with enriched services like video calling and Wi-Fi calling, integrated instant messaging or chat, image, video and file sharing. The official joyn app can be downloaded via Google Play and the @metro App Store™ and is included with any 4G LTE rate plan.

MetroPCS offers consumers unmatched value when pairing the Premia 4G with any of the simplified 4GLTE rate plans, which begin at $40 per month and offer unlimited talk, text and data – all applicable taxes and regulatory-fees included. Great services like MetroPCS 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot and Rhapsody unlimited on-demand music are available for low additional monthly charges, with Rhapsody offered at the best deal in town for just $5 per month.

The Huawei Premia 4G is available in stores and online beginning today.

Comments

  • tomn1ce

    I’m just wondering, do any of those phone see an OS upgrade on Metropcs?