Cricket Nabs Samsung Transfix
Cricket and Samsung today announced the Transfix, an affordable Android phone with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard with four rows of keys, including a dedicated number row. The phone is similar to the Acclaim released last year for US Cellular. Its specs include 800 MHz processor, 3.2-inch touch screen, 3-megapixel camera, and memory card slot. It's available today for $180, both online and in stores. Cricket offers unlimited, no-commitment service.
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Samsung Makes the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 Available Unlocked
Samsung today added the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 to its list of unlocked smartphones. The two inexpensive handsets will be available to purchase directly from Samsung's web site as well as select retailers starting July 28.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Cricket Selling the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime for $180
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Cricket to Sell LG Stylo 2 Starting May 13
Cricket Wireless today said it will kick off sales of the LG Stylo 2 on May 13. The phone will cost $169.99.
Cricket Launches Two Galaxy Amp Handsets from Samsung
Cricket Wireless today announced the Galaxy Amp Prime and Galaxy Amp 2 (pictured), two low-cost Android smartphones from Samsung. Both devices ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Samsung's software customizations, such as Quick Launch for the camera.