T-Mobile Concord official, comes contract-free for $99Alex Wagner - Senior News Editor
T-Mobile today announced a new addition to its no contract lineup, the ZTE-made Concord. The Concord features a 3.5-inch 320x480 display on its face as well as a 2-megapixel camera around back, and it's powered by an 832MHz processor. Other specs include 512MB RAM/ROM, microSD slot, 1,500mAh battery and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. As far as launch and pricing goes, the Concord is currently available from Walmart for $99.98, and it'll also be hitting Target on August 26 for $99.99.
The Concord looks to be a fairly basic Android smartphone, but with a retail price of $99.99, it could be worth a look for anyone in the market for a contract-free handset that'll be easy on the wallet. T-Mobile's full announcement of the Concord is available below.
T-Mobile Expands Its No Annual Contract Android Lineup with the T-Mobile Concord
T-Mobile to offer its most affordable no annual contract Android smartphone for under $100
Bellevue, Wash. — Aug. 23, 2012
T-Mobile USA, Inc., today announced the availability of the T-Mobile® Concord™, T-Mobile’s most affordable no annual contract Android™ option for those stepping up to their first smartphone. The Concord will be available to T-Mobile customers through a variety of no annual contract plans, including via T-Mobile Monthly4G™ and Walmart Family Mobile™.
Manufactured by ZTE, the T-Mobile Concord is equipped with the necessary features to keep customers connected with friends and family. The 3G smartphone is powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is ideal for basic Web surfing, searching for a location via Google Maps or accessing favorite social networking sites. Coming in a sleek, midnight blue color finish, the new smartphone features a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display and is equipped with a 2-megapixel camera, making it easy to capture and share memories.
Paired with one of T-Mobile’s single-line, Monthly4G no annual contract plans, customers have access to unlimited talk, text and worry-free data that doesn’t have a hard cap or result in overage fees, as well as access to T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G network. The T-Mobile Concord can also be paired with Walmart’s Family Mobile service, a monthly, no-annual-contract wireless plan option for individuals or families, also powered by T-Mobile’s nationwide network.
The T-Mobile Concord is expected to be available at Target starting August 26 for $99.99 with a qualifying Monthly4G plan. The T-Mobile Concord is also currently available at Walmart for $99.98 paired with a Walmart Family Mobile no annual contract plan.