MetroPCS just announced that they will be carrying the Huawei M835, which is an entry-level device that sports Android 2.2. It features a 2.8-inch (320 x 240) display, a 3.2MP camera, 1200 mAh battery, GPS, 3G data, and delivers “crisp and clear audio” thanks to DTS Envelo Virtual Sound Technology. It will run you $79 and the $50 smartphone service plan is required.
In addition to launching the M835, MetroPCS also announced special back to school pricing on the Kyocera Torino (retailing for $29), Samsung Messenger III (retailing for $69), Samsung Galaxy Indulge (retailing for $299), and LG Optimus M (retailing for $99).
It looks like things are heating up in the prepaid category. Earlier we told you about Cricket and Virgin Mobile’s offers of the Huawei Acsend II and the Motorola Trimph.