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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