Cricket Brings the Popular 4G Samsung Galaxy S III to its Growing Line-Up of
High-Quality & Affordable Smartphones
~ Samsung's Best-Selling and Ultra-Advanced Smartphone Arrives in Time for
Black Friday and Cyber Monday Gift Shopping
~~ Designed for Video and Intelligent Multitasking with 4.8 inch Super AMOLED
display, 1.5GHz Dual Core Processor and 16GB Memory
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2012
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Cricket Communications, Inc. today
announced the availability of its second 4G LTE smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S^®
III (R530). Cricket's Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone with its brilliant 4.8
inch display, and no contract, unlimiteddata, talk and text plans from $50
per month would make a stunning gift for the holidays. Find yours at Cricket
company-owned stores, dealers and at www.mycricket.com by November 23, 2012
for $549.99 (MSRP).
"The Samsung Galaxy S III is a revolutionary 4G LTE smartphone and will be
available at Cricket in time for the holidays," said Matt Stoiber, senior vice
president of devices for Cricket. "As we continue to expand our 4G LTE
network, the Galaxy S III excels in both our 4G and 3G LTE markets. We are
very proud to offer our customers the highest level of wireless technology on
one of the coolest devices in the market today."
The Galaxy S III comes with a brilliant 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED™
touch-screen, 1.5 GHz dual core processor, and runs on Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream
Sandwich) operating system. With a 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery and
picture-in-picture technology, it has enough power to watch video and check
email at the same time. Added functionality like S Voice™ technology makes
using the device easier, simply raise the phone to your ear and dictate your
request. Capture every moment without shutter lag and enjoy 8 megapixel photo
clarity with added LED flash camera/camcorder and a 1.9 megapixel HD front
The Samsung Galaxy S III is available on Cricket's new 4G LTE Android Double
Data service plans that offer, for a limited time, double the monthly full
speed data allowance offered in Cricket's 3G rate plans. The $50 4G LTE
Android Double Data Rate Plan allows 2GB of full-speed data; the $60 plan
allows 5GB of full-speed data and the $70 plan offers 10GB of full-speed data.
The introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S III follows the company's
announcement today that 4G LTE service is now available in Philadelphia,
Phoenix, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Laredo, Corpus Christi and the
Brownsville-McAllen-Harlingen market, Texas in addition to existing 4G LTE
service in Las Vegas and Tucson. The company's LTE service now covers
approximately 21 million potential customers.
Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid
wireless services with no long-term contracts. Cricket offers nationwide
wireless voice and mobile data services over high-quality, all-digital 4G
(LTE) and 3G CDMA wireless networks. Cricket's innovative products and
services including the award-winning Muve Music^® - the first music service
designed for a wireless phone, are available nationwide at Cricket branded
retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at www.mycricket.com. For more
information about Cricket, please visit www.mycricket.com.
For more information about Cricket's dynamic service and newest device lineup
and to check for availability, visitwww.mycricket.com. To follow Cricket's
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Samsung, Galaxy S, AMOLED and S-Voice are trademarks of Samsung Electronics
Co., Ltd. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Other company names, product
names and marks mentioned herein are property of their respective owners and
may be trademarks or registered trademarks.
SOURCE Cricket Communications, Inc.
Contact: Greg Lund, Media Relations, +1-858-882-9238,
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