MetroPCS Broadens 4G Smartphone Lineup with Addition of New Nokia, LG Phones and Access to Nationwide 4G Network
Nokia Lumia 521 is MetroPCS' First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone; LG Optimus F3(TM) Adds LTE to Popular Optimus Line
BELLEVUE, Wash. - July 25, 2013 - In conjunction with the expansion of its MetroPCS brand into 15 new markets, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is tomorrow introducing two new smartphones to the brand's 4G portfolio: the LG Optimus F3(TM) and the Nokia Lumia 521. These devices can be paired with MetroPCS' affordable 4G service plans, featuring unlimited data, talk and text - taxes and regulatory fees included - starting at just '$40, period' and all on a nationwide 4G network.
The Nokia Lumia 521 and LG Optimus F3 join MetroPCS' lineup of recently launched HSPA+ and LTE smartphones -- delivering all the speed wireless consumers need for a great mobile experience.
As the first Windows Phone 8 product in the MetroPCS lineup, the Lumia 521 is another way the company is delivering what consumers demand - more choice - and at a great price for just $99 (plus taxes and fees). Powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor, the Lumia 521's Live Tiles give users a customizable home screen that quickly delivers the most up-to-date information that they care about most, all displayed on a super-sensitive 4-inch display. The smartphone's 5MP camera packs a number of great features like 720p video capture, Nokia digital lenses, Smart Shoot to create the perfect group shot, and Cinemagraph to add motion to pictures. The Lumia 521 is available July 26 in select markets.
Joining the successful Optimus line of phones at MetroPCS is the Optimus F3, MetroPCS' first Optimus product to feature 4G LTE for a blazing-fast data experience . Running Android(TM) 4.1, the Optimus F3 is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. It also features a beautiful 4-inch IPS display, providing a genuine viewing experience with true-to-nature color, life-like images, and superior readability. The fast-shutter 5MP camera not only takes amazing pictures, but also records video in full 1080p HD. At $149.00, the Optimus F3 is a great choice for consumers who want a sleek and powerful 4G smartphone. The Optimus F3 is available July 26 in select markets and online, with additional markets launching in the coming weeks.
At MetroPCS, consumers can have everything they want with a selection of the latest smartphones and a tremendous value of '$40, period.' That means unlimited services on a nationwide 4G network with no catches, compromises, surprise fees and certainly no annual service contracts.
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MetroPCS provides the freedom and convenience of unlimited, no-annual-contract wireless services on a nationwide 4G network for a flat rate. With MetroPCS, customers get great value and a wide variety of device choices from leading brands. A flagship brand operated by T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS"), MetroPCS products and services are available online and across the United States through a network of company-owned stores, authorized dealer locations, and leading national retailers. For more information, please visit www.metropcs.com.
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Drew R. Crowell
GolinHarris for MetroPCS