Cricket's first 4G LTE smartphone is the LG Optimus Regard. This fully-featured Android smartphone comes with a 3.5" HVGA touch screen, LG's Quick Memo technology and 4G real web browsing and is available now for $249.99 (MSRP) at Cricket stores and dealers in all Cricket markets as well as at www.mycricket.com.
Cricket is also introducing the Samsung Galaxy S III, a compelling Android smartphone that comes with a 4.8" HD Super AMOLED touch-screen, S-Voice technology and 4G Real Web Browsing. The GALAXY S III features the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, an 8MP w/LED Flash Camera/Camcorder with a 1.9MP front camera that offers users a variety of intelligent camera features and face recognition related options that ensure all moments are captured easily and instantly. The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to be available in Cricket stores and dealers in Cricket markets on www.mycricket.com by Friday, November 23.
Both phones will also be available on Cricket's 4G LTE Android Double Data service plans that offer, for a limited time, double the monthly full speed data allowance offered in 3G rate plans. The $50 4G LTE Android Double Data Rate Plan allows 2GB of full-speed data; the $60 plan allows 5GB of full-speed data and the $70 plan offers 10GB of full-speed data.
Muve Music will not be available at launch on the LG Optimus Regard or the Samsung Galaxy S III. Muve Music is expected be available on the LG Optimus Regard and Samsung Galaxy S III in December via over-the-air download.About Leap Leap provides innovative, high-value wireless services to a young and ethnically diverse customer base. With the value of unlimited wireless services as the foundation of its business, Leap pioneered its Cricket service. Cricket products and services are available nationwide through company-owned stores, dealers, national retailers and at MyCricket.com. Through its affordable, flat-rate service plans, Cricket offers customers a choice of unlimited voice, text, data and mobile Web services. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Leap is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "LEAP." For more information, please visit www.leapwireless.com. SOURCE Leap Wireless International, Inc.