MetroPCS has been busy over the past year. Profits are up and LTE is one big part of their game plan in winning over customers along with the release of new products. Speaking of new products, they've just added the LTE equipped LG Motion 4G to their device lineup.
Coming out of the gates running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.2GHz processor and rounded out with a 5MP camera capable of 1080p video, it will be the first device from MetroPCS making use of their voice over LTE (VoLTE) services. The LG Motion 4G will be available in stores and online for $149 with a new two-year contract.
In addition to the device announcement, MetroPCS also unveiled a new unlimited, lower priced 4G LTE data plan for customers as a promotion. Available for a limited time, you can get unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data for only $55 per month for a single line. If you're adding family or additional lines, you can save even more. Second, third and fourth lines can be added for just $50 per month.
MetroPCS Delivers 4G LTE for All with Even More Affordable 4G LTE Android Smartphone and Unbeatable Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plan
DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) now offers more choices for those consumers who want to have it all from their wireless service at unparalleled value with a new even more affordable addition to its 4G LTE smartphone portfolio – the LG Motion™ 4G. The powerful Android™ smartphone puts a feature-rich handset experience and exceptional 4G LTE service within reach for value-conscious consumers – starting at just $40 per month – taxes and regulatory fees included.
Building on its vision to provide the best deal in town for 4G LTE, MetroPCS also today unveiled a promotional 4G LTE service plan that is only available for a limited time but offers benefits that can last a lifetime – unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data for only $55 per month for a single line. Families can get this unbeatable offer for just $50 per month on the account's second, third and fourth lines. Even though the promotional service plan is available for a limited time only, customers will continue to receive service at the promotional price for as long as they maintain service with MetroPCS. The $55 service plan can save individuals up to $2,200 over the course of two years in service costs alone when compared to similar competitor offers.
MetroPCS is celebrating the launch of this new handset and unlimited 4G LTE promotional plan launches by offering consumers a mail-in rebate on the second of any two 4G LTE smartphone purchases. The rebate offer applies to all MetroPCS 4G LTE phones, including the newly launched LG Motion 4G, meaning customers can get a feature-rich 4G LTE smartphone for as low as $99 plus tax and unlimited 4G LTE wireless service for as low as $50 per month.
As MetroPCS' first smartphone powered by Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the LG Motion 4G has everything consumers need to fully utilize the benefits of one of the most advanced Android versions available. Its 1.2 GHz dual-core processor makes multi-tasking easy while consumers use the phone's 5MP still camera, 1080p HD video recorder and browse the web and multimedia on the 3.5" touchscreen.
Additional features include:
- Simultaneous voice and data on 4G LTE
- LG QuickMemo™ gives users the ability to personalize messages and share comments across a wide range of content including web pages, digital magazines, photos and more – all with a simple swipe of a finger
- Fun camera features like Cheese Shutter, which allows users to take a photo using just the sound of their voice, and Time Catch Shot which takes multiple photos at once and allows users to pick the best one
- The ability to take still pictures while recording video at the same time
- Corning® Gorilla® Glass touch screen
The LG Motion 4G supports MetroPCS' 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot service, for additional charge, and is offered at $149 plus tax. Consumers interested in purchasing the device can visit their local MetroPCS store or go online to purchase the phone and sign up for service beginning later this week.
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About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of no annual contract, unlimited wireless communications service for a flat rate. MetroPCS is the fifth largest facilities-based wireless carrier in the United States based on number of subscribers served. With Metro USA(SM), MetroPCS customers can use their service in areas throughout the United States covering a population of over 280 million people. As of June 30, 2