Sprint will open 20 new US stores in partnership with Europe’s Dixons Carphone

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Sprint has been in the headlines recently, with the news that its CEO, Marcelo Claure, is paid handsomely, that the carrier’s unlimited All-In plan launched with some limits after all. Sprint did get some brownie points for responding swiftly to the video streaming cap, removing the measly 600kbps limit, albeit by slipping in that streaming traffic would be managed when the network became congested. Now, it seems that Sprint is looking at re-invigorating its retail stores strategy by partnering up with Dixon’s Carphone to increase the number of its physical stores.  Read more

Pre-orders commence for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in the U.K.

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Most U.K. retailers and major carriers have opened the doors to take pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. The available offers reveal some aggressive pricing for buyers willing to enter into two-year contracts. This may be driven by Samsung’s desire to reassert their leadership position in the smartphone market around the globe. Read more

Carphone Warehouse to sell the LG G Flex 2 on March 19, pre-registration now open

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Mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse, based in the United Kingdom, has launched a pre-registration page for the LG G Flex 2. The page has a form to enter personal information to be notified when the handset is available to pre-order. Those interested can choose how they would like to buy the G Flex 2 (monthly or SIM-free) and which network. The exact date for pre-ordering to start is February 28. Then, the G Flex 2 will be available for sale on March 19.

Source: Carphone Warehouse
Via: Android Central

Samsung launching stand-alone stores in Europe thanks to partnership with Carphone Warehouse

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Samsung announced this morning a partnership with Carphone Warehouse that will put over 60 Samsung stand-alone stores across Europe. After the success of three stand-alone Samsung stores, operated by Carphone Warehouse in Spain, the new stores will start rolling out over the next three months. It roll across seven markets that include, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

The stores are said to have a premium look and feel. They will carry Samsung products that include laptops, mobile phones, tablets, and wearables.

As Samsung looks to create an even bigger world presence it wouldn’t be surprising to see more deals and stores like these pop up in other places. While Samsung has been using the store-within-a-store model for a short time, it looks like it’s finally breaking out on its own. We have the presser for you after the break. Enjoy!

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Free Tablet From Carphone Warehouse When You Pre-Order The Galaxy S 4 Starting March 28

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The Samsung Galaxy S 4 will launch very soon and starting March 28 in the UK, Carphone Warehouse will give pre-order customers a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 tablet. To qualify for this exclusive deal, you’ll have to be one of the first 2,000 to pre-order the Galaxy S 4 which is expected to launch April 26. Customers will also receive a free car charger, screen protector, and case. Carphone Warehouse COO Graham Stapelton believes its retail stores could be even busier than the holiday season during the launch of the Galaxy S 4. Considering Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 destroyed pre-registrations for the Galaxy S III, Graham could be right.

Source: Carphone Warehouse