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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, Core Prime, HTCDesire 626s and more now available from T-Mobile
About a week ago we told you that T-Mobile would soon begin selling a few budget-friendly Android smartphones, and that day has finally come. Starting today, customers will be able to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, Galaxy Core Prime and HTCDesire 626s, all for $0 down. The Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 7 Tablet and Kyocera Hydro WAVE smartphone are both launching on the Un-carrier as well, but not for another week or so.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, which is the first phone to ship with T-Mobile’s new Advanced Messaging feature, is available for $189.99 off-contract or for $7.92 per month for 24 months. The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime is available for $139.99 outright or $5.84 per month for 24 months. The HTCDesire 626s is available for $169.99 outright or $7.09 per month with a 24-month payment plan. The Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 7 Tablet will be available on T-Mobile from July 29th for just $168 off-contract or for $7 per month for 24 months. Last but not least, we have the waterproof Kyocera Hydro WAVE, which we wrote about a bit earlier today. This device is available from T-Mobile for $149.99, and will launch on MetroPCS on July 27th for $39 with an instant rebate.
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The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, originally released in October of last year and currently available on Sprint, features a 5-inch qHD (540X960) screen, a Snapdragon 410 SoC, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on-board storage. This is a decent option for anyone looking for a capable mid-ranger but doesn’t want to break the bank. The Galaxy Core Prime features a 4.5-inch WVGA display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.
The HTCDesire 626s brings along with it the iconic HTCdesign language, along with a 5.0-inch HD display, 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and microSD expansion up to 200GB. Lastly, the Hydro WAVE comes with a 5.0-inch qHD LCD display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of on-board storage (expandable via microSD up to 32GB) and IPX5 and IPX7 waterproofing certifications.
To learn more about these devices, head to the links below.