Cricket Makes the Comment II Official
Cricket Wireless today officially announced the Samsung Comment II, which is a rebadged version of the Freeform 4 (sold by U.S. Cellular). The Comment II has a QWERTY keyboard for messaging, 480MHz processor, Bluetooth 2.1, and a 2-megapixel camera. The Comment II costs $89.99, and is available at both Cricket-owned and dealer stores.
Samsung Freeform 4 and Chrono 2 for Sale from U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular recently began selling the Freeform 4 and Chrono 2, two basic feature phones from Samsung.
Samsung Freeform 4 Pops Up as Comment II for Cricket
Samsung recently revealed that that R390, which is sold as the Freeform 4 by U.S. Cellular, will also be sold as the Comment II (R390C) by Cricket Wireless.
U.S. Cellular Expands Retail Footprint to Walmart
U.S. Cellular announced plans to increase the availability of its phones through a distribution deal with Walmart.
AT&T and Cricket Launch the Alcatel Ideal
AT&T and Cricket Wireless today announced a low-cost Android handset from Alcatel. The device is the same hardware as the Alcatel Dawn sold by Boost and Virgin, but has been rebadged as the Ideal by AT&T and Streak by Cricket.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.