Cricket Wireless Introduces The First Windows Phone "Phablet" In No Annual-Contract
U.S. Exclusive: The Nokia Lumia 1320 is available only at Cricket on a fast, reliable, nationwide 4G LTE network
Jun 10, 2014
ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless debuted today the first Nokia phone/tablet, or "phablet", for no-annual-contract customers in the U.S. The Nokia Lumia 1320, a large, powerful and versatile 4G LTE device, is available exclusively in Cricket stores and online beginning this Friday, June 13.
The vibrant orange Lumia 1320 features a stunning 6"IPS LCD display, making it the perfect, affordable, 2-in-1 solution for customers wanting to carry one device for all their talking, texting, surfing, streaming and productivity needs. Delivering on the promise to provide great value for wireless service without an annual contract and industry leading offers, the Lumia 1320 will arrive at Cricket for $229.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card*.
"Our expanding lineup of new and popular phones on top of a nationwide, reliable network offering more 4G LTE coverage than Sprint, T-Mobile, and Metro PCS, period, is a differentiator mobile customers will enjoy every day," said Andy Smoak, Cricket Wireless AVP of Product. "With the Nokia Lumia 1320 we are providing big value to customers at a budget friendly price."
Cricket customers can live large with this impressive smartphone sporting the Windows Phone 8 operating system and a bright 6" super-sensitive HD display which allows use with nails and gloves, better readability in sunlight, ClearBlack technology and has Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 for added protection. The Lumia 1320 also has dual cameras, 1080p video recording, Nokia Camera features to take and share pictures like a pro, and a large 3400 mAh battery that lasts all day and beyond** so the phone and their service will keep up with them wherever they go. The Lumia 1320 is powered by Windows Phone 8 and will be updated for free to Windows Phone 8.1, including Cortana digital personal assistant, in the coming months.
At Cricket, customers get more value with:
- Monthly rate plans as low as $35, $45 and $55 after a $5 credit for using Auto Pay
- Savings of up to $90 a month for multiple-line accounts
- 4 lines for as little as $100 a month with a multi-line account
- Plans that include unlimited international texting
- A rewards program that gives loyal customers a $50 credit*** every year toward any new phone purchase
More than 3,000 newly redesigned and rebranded Cricket Wireless retail stores are open and ready to greet customers in their neighborhoods across the U.S. For device images and other press materials visit our new Cricket newsroom. To learn more about Cricket or find a store near you, visit www.cricketwireless.com and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/cricketnation and Twitter at twitter.com/Cricketnation.
About the new Cricket Wireless
Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract. The power of Cricket is our fast, reliable, nationwide 4G LTE network; easy and affordable unlimited plans with taxes and fees included; annual loyalty rewards; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About. Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc.
*About $50 MIR Promo:
Offer ends [7/10/2014]The Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa ® Card is issued by issuing bank pursuant to license from Visa ® U.S.A. Inc. Funds are available at US locations where Visa is accepted for 150 days after the Cricket Wireless Promotion Card issuance, through the "Expiration Date" shown on the card. Purchases can be made without usage fees or bank finance charges up to the amount available on your Card. The Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa ® Card is not redeemable for cash and may not be used for cash withdrawal at any cash-dispensing locations or automated gasoline pumps. Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa ® Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa ® Card may be used to pay for wireless services from Cricket Wireless.Offer may not be available with other rebates, offers or promotions. Mail in rebates are available on a phone that costs $49.99 before taxes and fees, and is not available if discounts provided at the point of sale bring the sale price of the device to or below $0.
**Actual results may vary depending on device configuration and usage.
***Loyalty Program: Enrollment in Cricket Rewards required: Cricket Customers on Smart and Pro plans earn one (1) Reward Credit for each full, on-time payment. Reward Credits are only redeemable for a phone upgrade once customer has earned a Device Credit(s). Customers earn a $50 Device Credit for every twelve (12) Reward Credits earned. Reward Credits expire, if unused, sixty (60) months after Device Credit becomes redeemable. Reward Credits earned at the account level. Device Credits are capped at $150 without redemption and are not-transferrable and have no cash value. Restrictions Apply.
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