Droid Daily 11/19/12: Nexus 4 Bumpers. Xperia Tablet S, Samsung Galaxy S3, Unlimited 4G LTE and More
With Tons of Android News coming out every hour is near impossible to write about it all but we want to make sure you don’t miss a thing! So everyday we offer a quick view of stories that did not make our front page top news and give you some extra reading, so you can get your Droid on!
Leak: ZTE Avid 4G for MetroPCS
It appears that there is yet another ZTE device making it’s way to the US, this time on MetroPCS. Which is soon to be gobbled up by T-Mobile in their reverse merger. As you can see it looks pretty much like stock Android from the image above.
US Cellular rolls out unlimited 4G LTE data plan
When T-Mobile started offering unlimited data again, we knew some how other carriers would follow. And now US Cellular has. They are offering unlimited 4G LTE in markets where they have LTE already. It’ll cost you $40/month and you can add tethering for another $20 per month.
Philips W832 Xenium dual-SIM Announced
Today Philips announced the W832 Xenium, a dual-SIM Android device with a 4.5″ display and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich running on top. From the looks of the device, it looks very much like stock Android with a few minor tweaks. Read More
Motorola Razr i MT788 announced coming to China Mobile next month
Motorola announced another variant of the Razr i today. This one has a 2GHz Intel chip on board and will be heading to China Mobile as soon as next month. It comes with a 4.3″ display, 8MP camera, and Ice Cream Sandwich (Still?)
Republic Wireless exits Private Beta, Available to all!
Republic Wireless is that carrier that offers smartphone service for just $19/month. And includes unlimited talk, text and data. But unlike other carriers you cannot bring your own phone to Republic Wireless. They have very few devices for you to choose from and the Motorola Defy XT is one of them, which is $249 + a $10 startup fee.
La Fleur Galaxy S3 coming in January?
Looks like the Galaxy Note 2 isn’t the only device to be getting a new paint job for the new year, it looks like the La-Fleur branded Galaxy S3 is also going to make it’s debut in January.
Xperia Tablet S gets Update, fixes VPN
If you’re one of those that picked up the Sony Xperia Tablet S, you’ll be getting a firmware update very soon, if not already. This update adds some fixes to the VPN functionality in the tablet. Just head to Settings > About Tablet> Software Updates to find the update.
Nexus 4 Bumpers to arrive within 3 weeks?
If you were one of those that purchased the bumper for the Nexus 4 last week, you may have to wait a few weeks to get yours. It looks like these are also backordered for up to 3 weeks. Although today some were receiving theirs hot off the UPS truck.