Huawei Ascend II
U.S. Cellular announced plans to increase the availability of its phones through a distribution deal with Walmart. Consumers can now purchase U.S. Cellular phones at 460 Walmart stores around the country. U.S. Cellular said that the Samsung Galaxy S III, Chrono 2, and Freeform 4, as well as the Huawei Ascend II will be some of the phones available at Walmart stores. Customers who activate a U.S. Cellular postpaid plan at a Walmart store will be eligible for rewards, such as early device upgrades and discounts on certain services.
U.S. Cellular today announced a trio of new plans for customers of its pre-paid wireless services. The least-expensive feature phone plan costs $35 per month and offers 400 voice minutes voice, 400 text messages, and 400 picture messages. Feature phones can also choose a $50 monthly plan that includes unlimited voice, unlimited messaging, and 1GB of data. Last, U.S. Cellular is offering a $65 monthly option for smartphones that includes unlimited voice, unlimited messaging, and 2GB of data. Select smartphones can use the smartphone plan, including the Samsung Galaxy S II, Mesmerize, and Repp; the Motorola Electrify; the HTC Merge and Wildfire S; and the Huawei Ascend II.
U.S. Cellular today announced that it will begin selling the Huawei Ascend II starting the week after Christmas. The device, which runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, has a 3.5-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, and an 800MHz processor, will be free after rebate.
Cricket Communications today announced that owners of the Huawei Ascend II can now use the Muve Music service. Customers wishing to use Muve Music will need to update to the Muve Music plan, which offers the music downloads, ringtones, and ringback tones, as well as unlimited messaging, unlimited 3G data, unlimited mobile video, and nationwide voice for $65 per month. The Ascend II is an Android smartphone that has a 3.5-inch display and Gingerbread.
Cricket today announced the addition of the Huawei Ascend II, a new Android 2.3 smartphone that has a 3.5 inch display, 5 megapixel camera with video capture, 600MHz processor and support for microSD cards. It comes with all the stock Google services that make up most Android phones. The device will cost $179.99 and month-to-month plans for the Ascend II start at $55.
Cricket tonight showed off the Huawei Ascend 2 at a press event. We had a chance to try out this successor to the low-cost Android Ascend. Read on for our first impressions.