Cricket Leaps Into Target Stores Starting Sunday
Leap Wireless today announced that its Cricket-branded cellular service will be sold at 1,600 Target stores starting Sunday, April 22. The move marks a major retail expansion for Cricket, which will offer its normal and Muve Music plans. Target stores will carry two Cricket smartphones, the Samsung Vitality for $99.99 and the ZTE Score for $69.99. Muve Music plans, which include voice, messaging, and data services, start at $55 per month.
The Score for Cricket is ZTE's first smartphone for the US. If the primary factor in your purchasing decision is price, the Score is hard to beat, coming in at only $150 full retail price, and $90 after instant discount.
Mar 16, 2012
MetroPCS began selling the ZTE Score M via its web site today for $49.99 after mail-in rebate. The ZTE Score is a variant of the Score sold by Cricket Wireless.
Sep 8, 2011
Cricket Wireless and Samsung today announced the Vitality (aka, Admire), the first Android device able to take advantage of Cricket's Muve Music service. This monoblock device includes Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch touch display with 320 x 480 pixels, a 3.2-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 800MHz processor, and a 3.5mm headset jack.
Nov 21, 2011
Cricket Wireless today announced that its phones and services can now be ordered from Amazon.com. Cricket said that the Samsung Vitality and the ZTE Score Android phones will be available first, both of which are compatible with its Muve Music plans.
Jan 3, 2022
A model previously rumored to have fallen victim to supply-chain issues, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) is finally coming to market this month. Samsung will use the new model as the more-affordable alternative to the forthcoming S22 series, rather than keep last year's flagship S21 models on the market at lower prices as the company has done in the past.
3.5" display 320 x 480 pixels
1,600 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
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