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HTC Desire 555 now available in the U.S. exclusively from Cricket Wireless

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HTC Desire 555 now available in the U.S. exclusively from Cricket Wireless
If that chirping you heard outside your window was keeping you up all night, perhaps it was a special message that was just meant for your ears from Cricket Wireless. You might not speak cricket, but we do. And we can tell you that the HTC Desire 555 is now available from Cricket Wireless for only $119 when you upgrade to a new phone, or switch to Cricket from another carrier. The Desire 555 features a 5-inch display with a 720 x 1280 resolution (HD).

Under the hood is a quad-core 1.1GHz CPU and there is 16GB of native storage inside. Those seeking additional storage can access the 2TB capacity microSD slot. The back of the phone carries an 8MP camera, while a 5MP selfie snapper can be found on the front of the Desire 555. Keeping the lights on is a 2200mAh battery, and Android 7.0 is pre-installed. Cricket is selling some accessories for the phone including a box of three screen protectors for $5.99, and a kickstand shield case for $29.99.

The HTC Desire 555 is available in the U.S. exclusively from Cricket Wireless. It is compatible with Cricket's 1 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, 12 GB and unlimited data plans. If interested, click on the source link, or visit your local Cricket retail location.

The HTC Desire 555 is now available from Cricket for $119

The HTC Desire 555 is now available from Cricket for $119


source: Cricket via DroidLife

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posted on 15 Jul 2017, 06:38 1

1. Duncdawg26 (Posts: 52; Member since: 20 Jan 2017)


That's about as overpriced as you can get. I thought htc wasn't doing low end any more? They should stick to that plan.

posted on 15 Jul 2017, 09:52

2. domfonusr (Posts: 515; Member since: 17 Jan 2014)


The ZTE Grand X 3 from last year had these specs, basically (including the quad-core 1.1GHz chipset, which is a dead giveaway that it's a Snapdragon 210 - most unfortunate), and cost only $80 at the time. 50% over is about where Samsung's prices are, but HTC is not Samsung. I can appreciate that HTC is attempting an entry-level handset, but frankly the chipset is a step backwards, and the price is far too high.

posted on 16 Jul 2017, 20:00 1

3. T-Dizzle (Posts: 144; Member since: 21 Jul 2015)


Man I would like to see cricket get some nice upper mid tier phones.

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