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Cricket Wireless is the First U.S. Carrier to Offer Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Samsung's high-powered 4G LTE smartphone for $179.99

ATLANTA, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Cricket offers the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime™, an elegant 4G LTE smartphone that boasts a large 5" qHD screen, lightning fast quad-core processor, and 'selfie' inspiring 5-megapixel front facing wide-angle camera lens for $179.99, making this premium brand smartphone accessible for almost every budget.

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The Grand Prime comes loaded with features and high-end components for the social media aficionado to the small business owner, and almost everyone in between.

  • Grand Prime's 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and wide-angle front-facing 5 megapixel camera turns 'selfies' and 'groupies' into crisp, high definition framers, and videos into full HD keepers 
  • The 5" qHD screen, quad-core processor and large 2600 mAh battery means gamers can play faster and media lovers can stream their content longer
  • Android's KitKat 4.4 operating system means enhanced performance and greater productivity

"We are staying on trend and keeping up with what customers want by continuing to expand our lineup of high quality, affordable 4G LTE smartphones," said Janna Ducich, vice president and chief marketing officer, Cricket Wireless. "This is a great device for those looking for a larger screen and premium features without the high price tag."  

Switch and Save

For a limited time, Cricket is also offering customers who switch from T-Mobile, Metro-PCS, Sprint, Boost, and others 1 free month* of service after completing two months of service.  This applies to customers who select the $50 or $60 monthly rate plan.  Cricket has more 4G LTE coverage nationwide  than T-Mobile, Metro-PCS, Sprint or Boost.

High Speed Data Access

Cricket offers its customers generous high-speed data access allotments, making Cricket's wireless plans even more affordable. Cricket's Basic, Smart, and Pro plans are $35, $45 and $55 each, after a $5 monthly Auto Pay credit, for those who enroll in AutoPay.      

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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 nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 300 million people; easy and affordable plans that are all in with taxes and fees included – no surprises; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About.  Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. Coverage not available everywhere. © 2015 Cricket Wireless LLC.  All rights reserved.  Cricket and the Cricket logo are trademarks under license to Cricket Wireless LLC. 

*Free Month of Service: Offer ends 4/30/15.  Not available on-line. New customers on Smart and Pro plans only. Number transfer req'd. Not available to AT&T customers, or Cricket CDMA customers. Free month applies to rate plan only and excludes features or other services. Active account in good standing req'd. Account credit applied approx. 5 days before 3rd month payment due date. Restrictions apply. See store for details.

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SOURCE Cricket Wireless

For further information: Nneoma E Njoku, M. 770.241.2942, Nneoma.Njoku@cricketwireless.com