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Rock This Holiday Season With Jammin' Deals From Cricket Wireless
Nov 23, 2011 (01:11 PM EST)

~ Cricket Announces Unprecedented Black Friday Pricing for Muve Music Enabled Android Phones


SAN DIEGO, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Communications, Inc., a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services, today kicked off Black Friday early with Cricket's lowest prices ever on two Muve Music™ enabled Android™ phones – the ZTE Score and the Samsung Vitality.


  • Regularly priced at $149.99, customers at Cricket stores can take advantage of incredible pricing on the ZTE Score starting today and through the weekend for as low as $79.99. In addition, customers who make the move to Cricket from another carrier can buy the ZTE Score for an even lower price at only $39.99.
  • Cricket customers looking for another steal can walk out the door with a Samsung Vitality for $99.99. Normally priced at $200, Cricket is also throwing in both free earbuds and speakers at Cricket stores.


All of these deals come with unlimited wireless talk, text and music downloads with no contract. Cricket understands that consumer choices are tough this year and believes everyone should be able to have a great deal without sacrificing value.

"We know how important value is to our customers, especially during the holiday season. As a result, we are offering customers full-featured Android smartphones with our award-winning Muve Music service, for under $100," said Matt Stoiber, senior vice president of device development for Cricket Communications. "Offering both smartphones at these breakthrough prices, allows us to deliver unlimited music as part of wireless rate plans while keeping costs to our customers at a minimum."

Availability and Extra Offers

The ZTE Score and Samsung Vitality are available at Cricket company-owned stores, and select partner retailers. Customers who take to the web at can expect to find additional web-only surprise deals through this weekend and into Cyber Monday. Additional accessories are available for purchase including premium headphones and a Bluetooth adapter to connect to home and car stereos, either wired or wirelessly to enhance the customer's experience with Cricket and Muve Music.

Android Smartphones and Muve Music

Optimized for a superior music experience, the ZTE Score and Samsung Vitality both operate on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform, with 600MHz and 800MHz processors, respectively. Both the Score and the Vitality feature Muve Music and are preloaded with a special Muve Music 4GB SanDisk flash memory card, which holds up to 3,000 songs and 1GB set aside for other multimedia content such as photos and videos. Other key features of the Score and Vitality include:

  • Real web browsing at 3G speeds
  • 3.5" HVGA Touchscreen display
  • 3.2MP camera/camcorder
  • Stereo Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Wi-Fi®
  • Access to more than 250,000 apps through the Android Market™
  • Access Gmail™, Google Maps™ and Google Talk™
  • Social networking capabilities
  • Voice search


With the Muve Music Smartphone plan, Cricket Wireless customers will enjoy unlimited song downloads, ringtones, and ringback tones, as well as unlimited nationwide calling, text, picture, and video messaging, 3G mobile data, mobile video, data back-up, and 411 assistance.

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About Cricket

Cricket is the pioneer of simple and affordable unlimited wireless services with no long-term commitments or credit checks required serving approximately 5.8 million customers. Cricket products are available nationwide. Cricket offers wireless voice and broadband Internet services over the latest technology, high-quality, all-digital 3G CDMA2000 1X and 1xEV-DO wireless network. Cricket's nationwide wireless voice service plans include unlimited anytime minutes, unlimited U.S. long distance, unlimited text and picture messaging, unlimited text to Mexico, unlimited Mobile Web, unlimited directory assistance, as well as a variety of calling features and feature-rich mobile applications such as popular games, ringtones and wallpapers. For more information on Cricket, visit Cricket is offered by Leap Wireless International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information on Leap, visit

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SOURCE Cricket Communications, Inc.