The Revvl is a budget phone through and through, but it's one of the better ones, with a 5.5-inch HD screen, along with a Mediatek MT6738 chip, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 13MP rear camera, a 5MP selfie cam, and a 3,000mAh battery. The REVVL will be available in select T-Mobile stores beginning August 10th. For what the Revvl offers, it is not that shabby of a price, though the Moto E4 Plus, Moto G5 Plus, and others have shown to be solid alternatives. With this program, T-Mo wants to help customers find affordable smartphones "that are raising the bar in terms of features and specs". Rumor has it this device was manufactured by TCL, the came company that makes Alcatel phones and some BlackBerry phones - and by the looks of it, that assessment seems right on point.
T-Mobile this week also quietly updated the program so that Jump! participants can swap their phones out every 30 days, which includes the new SmartPicks devices. It's available starting August 10 for $0 down and $5 per month on T-Mobile's JUMP on demand plan. In addition to the Revvl, users can choose from the ZTE ZMAX Pro, the LG Aristo, the LG K20 Plus, and the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime. Upgrade plan for $8 or less a month.
T-Mobile Smartpicks has a dedicated webpage on T-Mo's website. Regardless, you can get a cheap phone that (probably) doesn't suck. It's already several Nougat versions behind, and with Android O due in a few weeks, it's about to be a full version behind.