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LG G Flex 2 coming to AT&T


If you have been thinking about the latest Android devices and were considering a different phone, you may want to take a look at the LG G Flex 2, which will be available at AT&T stores and online. Similar to its predecessor, the LG G Flex, the LG G Flex 2 will feature a curved screen and sharper display.

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Droid Turbo arriving at Verizon


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Verizon announced that the DROID Turbo will be arriving in stores and online beginning October 30. With a few color selections and storage capacities, the DROID Turbo will be available for purchase either with a new two-year agreement or on the Verizon Edge program. Early adopters will also get some extra perks with their new device:

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New HTC One E8 available on Sprint

Sprint announced they will offer the new HTC One E8 beginning August 29. The device is available in Polar White and Misty Gray with silver accents. HTC has been making some nice phones in the HTC One lineup. With changes including a slimmer profile, curved body, and wraparound edges, the HTC One E8 may be an enticing purchasing for those on the Sprint network.

The HTC One E8 will cost consumers $100 with a new two-year agreement or $500 when purchased without the contract. Sprint also offers Sprint Easy Pay for well-qualified buyers. This allows you to receive the new device for $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $20.84.
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HTC One M8 available at Verizon


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Have you heard about the new HTC One (M8)? It is a nice, new smartphone and is available through Verizon exclusively through April 9. For a limited time, customers can buy the HTC One (M8) at $199.99 with a two-year contract and get a second one free.

The HTC One (M8) is a step up from last year’s model with some adjustments. The One (M8) comes with a great 5-inch Super LCD3 1080p display. Some reviewers have mentioned that the colors look rich and the brightness was good, making pictures, videos, and apps appear crisp.

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Verizon now offering Samsung Galaxy Note Pro


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Late last week, Verizon began offering the new Galaxy Note Pro, a new tablet from Samsung. The Galaxy Note Pro starts at $849.99 online and in stores. For a limited time, consumers can purchase the Samsung device for $749.99 with a new two-year activation and add the tablet to a MORE Everything plan for an additional $10 per month.

The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro comes with a 12.2-inch HD display and weighs only 1.7 pounds. This is slightly heavier and bigger than the original iPad. With many tablets going smaller, the larger size on the Galaxy Note Pro is an interesting move from Samsung.

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The LG G Flex is shaping larger form smartphone possibilities

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The LG G Flex is a new smartphone with a uniquely curved design. While there are many other large Android phone, the Flex provides a good experience for those looking for something different in their cell phone. It is available in through AT&T stores and online for $299.99 with a new two-year agreement.

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Motorola Moto X is the Android smartphone with mass appeal

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The Motorola Moto X was announced back in August, but was released for customization in September. The Moto X is a very good device for those looking to enter the smartphone market and for those looking for an Android device that works well, is customizable, and delivers advance features found in Jelly Bean and the Motorola design. The Moto X is available on AT&T now for $199.99 with a two-year contract.

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Samsung Galaxy Mega is larger than large

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The Samsung Galaxy Mega is a small tablet with phone capabilities. With a few terms being tossed around for a phone this size, the Mega makes a decent alternative for those looking to save some money only buying one device. The device is available now on AT&T for $149.99 with a 2-year contract.

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LG G2 is a fast and different minimal button smartphone

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The LG G2 was recently released on AT&T. It provides a good option for those looking for something a little different in their smartphone. With a fast processor, decent camera, and a minimalist approach to physical buttons, the LG G2 is a phone worth considering for Android users looking for a new device. It is available on AT&T for $199.99 with a new two-year contract.

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Hydro Elite arrives at Verizon


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Phones today help us with many parts of our lives. They go with us everywhere. If they are damaged due to rain or a drop in a puddle or another pool of water, the device we rely on become useless for sometime. The Hydro ELITE by Kyocera is a new waterproof phone available on Verizon for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

The Hydro ELITE by Kyocera is a global-ready 4G LTE Android smartphone. The device comes with a 4.3-inch HD display, which is about middle of the road in size for smartphones today. The device offers protection from blowing rain and immersion in up to one meter of water (3.28 ft.) for as long as 30 minutes.

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