Huawei Ascend II launches on Cricket
The Huawei Ascend II is the successor to the original Ascend which was one of the top devices on Cricket. There are a few notable improvements in this second-generation smartphone. Of course including Android 2.3 is one of them, but in addition to that Huawei added a 5 megapixel camera on the back. They also bumped up the processor speed to 600MHz.
The Ascend II has a 3.5-inch screen with a moderately low resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The device will run on Cricket’s 3G network where available, and has WiFi-capabilities for those times when it’s not.
You can pick yourself up a Huawei Ascend II right now for $180 without a contract. This device will work with Cricket’s $55 monthly Android plan that will give you unlimited talk, text and web access. Tell us what you think in the comments below.
source: Cricket via Electronista
1. HuaweiLover101 (unregistered)
I cannot wait to get this phone! I will be getting it next month so im super excited!!!!
2. skymitch89 (Posts: 1177; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)
The only think that this phone would be good for is a paper weight. What good is Android 2.3 on a 600Mhz processor? My Evo Shift has problems handling 2.3, but that might just be because of Sense 2.1. Also, the screen resolution is quite a bit awkward; I think that it should come with at least a 320x480.
3. idkidk (unregistered)
Ive been looking this up today n most reports say its clocked at 800mhz not 600.
4. idkidk (unregistered)
O n online (mycricket.com) its only $129.99 right now.
6. no one (unregistered)
I just bought this phone 2 hours ago. all around its wayy better then the first one. i hated the first one. to me with this phone they copied off the htc hero and iphone. but i jus got mine and i already need to take it back bcuz they speakers sucks ass. it cracking when i turn the volume up an etc
7. thumper (unregistered)
well from most cricet stands at the malls the sing says 800mz and they want 180.oo ans 55.00 for plan and 35.00 to atavate it so at 20.00 to get out the door now if ya do it on line its 129.99 then 55.oo and they say free over night shipping so we will see!