Cricket Scores Distribution Deal with Amazon.com
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Nov 21, 2011, 8:22 AM by Eric M. Zeman
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. The Huawei Pillar feature phone can also be ordered from Amazon starting today. Cricket will eventually sell most of its devices through Amazon.com, and the ZTE Chorus, Kyocera Domino, and the Samsung Chrono will be available in the coming weeks. Cricket's new availability through Amazon gives it nationwide reach.
When is Android not Android? When it's the ZTE Chorus for Cricket.
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.
The Huawei Pinnacle for MetroPCS (very similar to the Pillar for Cricket) is a small, basic CDMA messaging phone, in the style of a BlackBerry. Check out our hands-on impressions.
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 4, 2012
RadioShack today announced its own, branded prepaid wireless service that will run on Cricket Wireless's network. RadioShack No-Contract Wireless service will be available starting September 5 at RadioShack stores, and includes several smartphones, a feature phone, and services such as Cricket's Muve Music.
3.5" display 320 x 480 pixels
Snapdragon S1 MSM7227-1 processor 0.5 GB RAM
1,500 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)