ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless announces the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 in stores and online with the best pricing in prepaid for just $539.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card starting this Friday. Only at Cricket can no-contract customers rock a Galaxy S® 5 at that price, with a service plan that is just $35 a month after a $5 credit for using Auto Pay, taxes and fees included. And it keeps getting better because Cricket' LTE coverage reaches more than 280 million Americans on its new, reliable, nationwide 4G LTE network.
The expanding 4G LTE device lineup is just one more way Cricket Wireless is giving customers an affordable wireless experience that is first class. The Galaxy S® 5 introduces new industry leading technology and meaningful innovations that consumers care about most. It delivers simplified control and experiences on a brilliant 5.1-inch display, a 16 megapixel rear facing camera, lightning fast data connections, and health and wellness monitoring. The Galaxy S® 5 uses the latest technology so Cricket customers can stay connected to their world, community, friends and family at home or on the go. Additional features include:
- S Health™ allows customers to access health info, track and map workouts and make and track healthier eating choices right on the Galaxy S® 5. The Galaxy S 5 features the world's first heart rate monitor integrated into a smartphone. Users can receive real-time data before and after exercise, simply by placing a finger on the sensor located by the rear-facing camera. †
- Take the phone where you want to go. With its IP67 rating, it offers a durable design that's dust and water resistant ††
"At Cricket, we offer customers more for their monthly wireless service. We give them the devices they want and care about, at prices they can be excited about, on a new, reliable and fast 4G LTE network," said Andy Smoak, Cricket Wireless' AVP of Product. "The Galaxy S® 5 in prepaid with no annual contract for just $539.99 after a mail-in rebate is a great reason for customers to come check out Cricket."
The new Cricket offers affordable price plans starting at $35 a month after a $5 credit for using Auto Pay-- including taxes and fees with no U.S. roaming charges; free devices now and in a year thanks to Cricket Rewards**, our loyalty program for Cricket customers, and up to $90 in discounts for using our multiline family plan, Group Save***.
More than 3,000 newly redesigned and rebranded Cricket Wireless retail stores across the U.S. are open and ready to greet customers with these and more offers. 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.
Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy S, Super AMOLED and S Health are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Other company names, product names and marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks or registered trademarks.
† This device, S Health, and related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease
† † This device has been tested and received an IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP67, which tests for dust intrusion and for water submersion up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof. Covers must be tightly closed.
* Offer ends July 10, 2014. While supplies last. Samsung Galaxy S® 5 is $589.99 before $50 mail-in rebate Promotion Card. Sales tax not included. Not available in CT, RI, or Miami-Dade County. No rainchecks. New activation on qualifying smartphone plan required. Promotion Card, issued by MetaBank®, member FDIC, or CenterState Bank of Florida, NA pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc., is not redeemable for cash and may not be used for cash withdrawal at any cash-dispensing locations or automated gasoline pumps. Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Funds are available at US locations where Visa debit cards are accepted for 150 days after the Card issuance, through the "VALUD THRU" shown on the Card. Service must be active and customer must make second service payment within 45 days of activation to receive card. Offer may not be available with other rebates, offers or promotions. Restrictions and other charges may apply. For cardholder agreement and complete terms and conditions, please visit www.cricketwireless.com/promocard
**Cricket Rewards: 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.
*** Multi-Line ("Group Save") Discounts: New and existing customers in good standing with at least two (2) eligible lines of service on one account will be automatically enrolled to receive Group Save discounts. Only eligible lines two-five on the same account receive the monthly discount described below. Activation fee may apply. Only lines of service on a Basic, Smart, or Pro rate plan are eligible. Your first eligible line does not receive a discount; the second eligible line = $10 monthly discount; the third eligible line = $20 monthly discount; and the fourth and fifth eligible lines each = $30 monthly discount. The maximum monthly discount is $90 when you have five (5) eligible lines on your Group Save account. Single line rate plan pricing will apply if lines are canceled and only one (1) line remains.
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