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Prepaid iPhone now available from Cricket

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Prepaid iPhone now available from Cricket
Just as promised last month, Cricket began selling a prepaid iPhone 4S on June 22nd. The iPhone 4S is available in 8GB or 16GB for $399.99 and $499.99 respectively. As far as service, the device is paired with a $55 no-contract plan complete with unlimited calls, texts, and web. The web speed is throttled down after 2.3GB of data though.

Prepaid iPhone now available from Cricket
Apparently initial reception was very good. Cricket said in a statement to CNet, that there was a buzz around the handset and some stores had customers lined up outside prior to opening their doors for the day. The iPhone 4S can now be found at Cricket company-owned stores and select authorized dealers.

source: CNet

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posted on 25 Jun 2012, 14:19

1. edpad90 (Posts: 23; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)

Does anyone know what market? because as far as I know the iphone its not ready for tri-band areas such as Washington/Baltimore.

posted on 25 Jun 2012, 14:25 4

2. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)

Don't think about that buy any other phone. :D

posted on 25 Jun 2012, 17:16 3

15. hepresearch (unregistered)

Yes, the iPhone is NOT tri-band ready... no AWS CDMA. Only get this phone on Cricket if you are in a PCS-band CDMA Cricket market. The same still goes for C-Spire Wireless, also, last I checked... at least, I think C-Spire has some AWS markets that don't support their iPhone, either. C-Spire users might want to double-check that before taking my word for it... just sayin'...

posted on 25 Jun 2012, 14:40 4

3. LOLpple (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)

LOL phone on an LOL carrier @ an LOL price.



posted on 25 Jun 2012, 15:32 1

6. noknsyder (Posts: 4; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)

UUUMMM If you notice there is a typo in this article. The 4S is ONLY available in 16GB and the 8GB version is the IPhone 4. Very tricky indeed cricket!

posted on 26 Jun 2012, 09:27

24. JunitoNH (Posts: 1934; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)

Funny things is, they can't offer the device everywhere, only in selected markets.

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