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Cricket Wireless First National Carrier to Launch the ZTE Grand™ X
Cricket Wireless announces the launch of a new 4G smartphone from ZTE, the Grand X, adding another option to the hottest back-to-school promotion from a no- annual contract wireless service. Starting August 8, the ZTE Grand X will be available for $99.99 (after $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card*) in stores and online.
"With its big, bright 5" display, the ZTE Grand X will appeal to students looking for a well featured, large profile smartphone with access to Cricket's new 4G nationwide network that covers over 98% of the population," said Andy Smoak, head of product for Cricket Wireless. "This deal with unlimited plans starting at $35 per month after $5 Auto Pay credit** gives consumers more options at great prices."
Additionally, The ZTE Grand X sports a long-lasting 2300 mAh battery with Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 1.0 technology so consumers can spend less time charging and more time being productive, playing games and listening to music. The innovative battery technology charges up to 40% faster than conventional technology. Other features include:
- Corning® Gorilla® Glass for added screen protection
- Dual cameras, 5 MP (rear facing) with flash and HD video /1MP (front facing) for selfies and video chat
- An immersive music listening experience with SRS® TruMedia surround sound
- A Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 1.2 GHz dual-core processor for faster productivity and gaming
- Android 4.3 OS with the tools to help keep your mobile life organized
The hot new smartphone deals continue to show up at Cricket and Cricket's national loyalty program, Cricket Rewards***, gives loyal customers a new smartphone every year. To thank customers on Smart and Pro service plans for their loyalty, after 12 months of on-time payments Cricket provides customers with a $50 credit every year toward any new phone purchase. These and other offers are available at more than 3,000 Cricket Wireless retail stores across the U.S. and online. To check out the new Cricket, the Back-to-School promotion, or find a store near you, visit www.cricketwireless.com
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 290 million people; 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. Coverage not available everywhere.