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T-Mobile Concord announced as affordable no contract smartphone, retails for $99

T-Mobile just dropped word of a new budget device designed for those wishing to forego an annual contract with the carrier. The T-Mobile Concord is available starting today for only $99.99 with no ties to a service plan other than the carrier’s Monthly4G options or Walmart Family Mobile. The Concord is manufactured by ZTE (a rebranded member of the Blade series, it appears) and features Android 2.3, a 3.5-inch display and 2MP camera.

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 Aug. 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.

Continue reading on the T-Mobile Concord forums, see the specs, or find news and reviews.




  • IronHorse01

    This phone has monster specs!

    • CryptoNoel

      watch out Galaxy and One series!

    • John Mozelewski

      For 99 dollars it actually does

  • PC_Tool

    Looks like they didn’t skin that at all….is it AOSP?

  • timmyjoe42

    Does it have a single core 800mhz processor? I’m surprised it doesn’t have a resistive screen.

    • PC_Tool

      I’ve actually had my G’nex knee-capped at 525Mhz the last few days on a lark….and other than some excruciatingly slow load times for certain apps, it’s run beautifully.

      (VZW G’Nex running AOKP JB Build 1)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Chris-Herr/100000875168566 Chris Herr

    I got this a cpl of days ago, have not found a solution to root it, and looking for help