Cricket Wireless to launch the cyan Lumia 635 on November 7
US carrier Cricket Wireless has today announced the company will be stocking the 4G LTE Lumia 635 from November 7. The Windows Phone will be available in Cyan both online and in-store for $99 (with activation).
No-annual contract plans start from $35 a month (after $5 monthly Auto Pay credit), which isn't a bad deal combined with the initial handset fee for a Snapdragon 400-touting Windows Phone. If you've been holding off on picking up a new Lumia Windows Phone and are a fan of Cricket Wireless, you may want to wait until November 7 to check out this new option.
Be sure to check our Lumia 635 review for more details.
ATLANTA, Nov. 4, 2014 -- Just in time for entertaining family and friends over the holidays, Cricket Wireless announces the 4G LTE Nokia Lumia 635, its newest Windows Phone 8.1smartphone from Microsoft. Starting November 7, the Lumia 635 with a fast, quad-core chipset and preloaded Lumia Storyteller app, will be available at Cricket Wireless stores and online in Cyan for $99.99 with activation. New and existing customers will also enjoy increased high-speed data access* allotments at the same low price, giving customers more freedom to surf the web and watch holiday videos.
"Again this season, Cricket helps customers by offering the newest smartphone technology and monthly rate plans at competitive prices. This means customers can get the great devices they want and also have money to spend on holiday parties and gifts for family and friends," said Andy Smoak, head of product for Cricket Wireless. "Our no-annual contract plans starting at $35 per month after $5 credit for using Auto Pay** - all in, including taxes and fees - and competitive device pricing make Cricket's offering one of the best values in the market place."
The Nokia Lumia 635, a step up from the popular Lumia 630, comes loaded with the Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon™ 400 processor and is 4G LTE capable so it can run on Cricket's reliable nationwide 4G LTE network, now covering more than 300 million people--that's more than Sprint, T-Mobile, Boost, and Metro PCS. And with the Lumia Storyteller app, your photos and videos will be effortlessly grouped into stories, making entertaining and catching up with friends and family over the holidays that much easier. Further highlights are:
- 4.5" ClearBlack IPS LCD display for viewing even in bright sunlight with Corning® Gorilla®Glass 3 for added protection
- Cortana, a personal assistant to help you keep your appointments
- Kid's Corner so your child can only see the games, apps, music, and videos you chose
- Xbox Live for gaming on the go
- Premium free services: MixRadio, HERE Drive+, HERE Maps, Microsoft Office
- Cricket's Basic ($40/ 1GB), Smart ($50/ 3GB) and Pro ($60/ 10 GB) Plans are $35, $45 and $55 after a $5 monthly Auto Pay credit and offer the same low plan prices, now with even more high-speed data access.
Additionally, with Cricket Rewards*** loyal Smart and Pro Plan customers can get a new smartphone every year for free after receiving a $50 device credit and using it to purchase our $49.99 smartphone.
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+ it would look great on the 830