Cricket, the prepaid subsidiary of AT&T, is offering deals on several Android and Windows Phone devices. The carrier’s best deal is on a Nokia Lumia 630. The normally $99 phone has a $50 activation savings and another $50 in a prepaid Visa rebate. The MotoG has a similar deal which discounts its eventual price from $149 to $49. Cricket also has savings deals on several other phones from Nokia, Samsung, and ZTE.
The deals are available at the carrier’s wireless stores and their website.
Cricket Wireless Launches Back-to-School Promotion with a Free 4G Smartphone (After Mail-In Rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card) and Hot Deals on Seven Popular Phones
Cricket’s Back-to-School Deal offers free and discounted phones, unlimited plans starting at $35 per month after $5 Auto Pay credit, group plans savings of up to $90 per month, and a rewards program that lets you earn a free smartphone in a year
ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cricket Wireless announces the season’s hottest back-to-school promotion for new customers starting July 11, featuring a free 4G Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone 8.1 (after $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card), and great sale prices on phones from Samsung, Motorola, ZTE and more.
These deals, together with Cricket’s affordable pricing plans, group plans, and loyalty plans, yield an offer hard to beat for back to school—and others looking for a great deal.
“Cricket has a great back-to-school deal when you consider a free 4G smartphone, discounts on some of the most popular phones in the market, unlimited service plans, multiline savings of as much as $90 a month, and a rewards program where customers can earn a new smartphone every year,” said Janna Ducich, Cricket’s head of marketing. “And, we also include taxes and fees in the price of our plans, so the price you see is the price you pay – all on our nationwide 4G network that covers more than 97 percent of Americans.”
Cricket’s Back-to-School New Customer Promotion Details
- Nokia Lumia 630 4G smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1: Free after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $99.99)
- ZTE Prelude: $29.99 after a $20 new activation discount (normally priced at $49.99)
- Motorola Moto G :$49.99 after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $149.99)
- Nokia Lumia 520: $49.99 after a $30 new activation discount (normally priced at $79.99)
- ZTE Sonata 4G: $59.99 after a $20 new activation discount (normally priced at $79.99)
- ZTE Overture 4G LTE smartphone: $79.99 after a $20 new activation discount (normally priced at $99.99)
- Samsung Galaxy Express 4G LTE smartphone: $149.99 after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $249.99)
- Nokia Lumia 1320 4G LTE smartphone:$179.99 after a $50 new activation discount and $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card (normally priced at $279.99)
In addition, with Cricket’s unique loyalty program, Cricket Rewards***, eligible customers can earn a new smartphone every year.
And, besides saving on devices, students going back to school can save big by pooling friends into Group Save, which offers four lines for only $100 a month****.
Promotion includes new Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows 8.1
Cricket is the first prepaid carrier to offer US consumers the Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone 8.1. And just in time for back to school, new customers can get the $49.99 4G Lumia 630 for free* after a $50 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card, beginning July 11, 2014 at Cricket stores and online.
The Lumia 630 comes equipped with impressive new features now available on Windows Phone 8.1, including the Action Center, which gives users quick access to settings and notifications without unlocking the phone; the Word Flow keyboard for quicker, more accurate typing or shape writing; and, Cortana, the world’s first truly personal smartphone assistant.
Additional features include:
- Brilliant 4.5″ ClearBlack FWVGA display for viewing even in bright sunlight
- Quad-core processing for a fast, smoother user experience
- 5MP auto-focus camera with 720p HD recording with Nokia Camera
- Loaded with premium services like Nokia MixRadio, HERE Drive+ and HERE Maps
- Windows Phone 8.1 with Microsoft Office
- 15GB free OneDrive storage
Offers available at more than 3,000 stores and online
These and other offers are available at more than 3,000 Cricket Wireless retail stores across the U.S. and online. To learn more about Cricket, the Back-to-School promotion, or find a store near you, visit www.cricketwireless.com and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/cricketnation and Twitter at twitter.com/Cricketnation.
About the new Cricket Wireless
Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract. The power of Cricket is our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers nearly 290 million people; easy and affordable unlimited plans with taxes and fees included; annual loyalty rewards; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About. Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc.
*Mail-In Rebate Offer ends Sept. 11, 2014. While supplies last. New activation on qualifying smartphone plan required. Sales tax not included. Not available in CT, RI, or Miami-Dade County. No rainchecks. Promotion Card, issued by MetaBank®, member FDIC, or CenterState Bank of Florida, NA pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc., is not redeemable for cash and may not be used for cash withdrawal at any cash-dispensing locations or automated gasoline pumps. Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Funds are available at US locations where Visa debit cards are accepted for 150 days after the Card issuance, through the “VALUD THRU” shown on the Card. Service must be active and customer must make second service payment within 45 days of activation to receive card. Offer may not be available with other rebates, offers or promotions. Restrictions and other charges may apply. For cardholder agreement and complete terms and conditions, please visit www.cricketwireless.com/promocard.
**Auto Pay: $5 savings provided as an account credit at the end of each billing cycle while enrolled in Auto Pay. Auto Pay credit requires Auto Pay enrollment with a new Basic, Smart or Pro plan. Terms, conditions and restriction apply.
***Cricket Rewards: Loyalty Program: Cricket Customers on Smart and Pro plans earn one (1) Reward Credit for each full, on-time payment. Reward Credits are only redeemable for a phone upgrade once customer has earned a Device Credit(s). Customers earn a $50 Device Credit for every twelve (12) Reward Credits earned. Reward Credits expire, if unused, sixty (60) months after Device Credit becomes redeemable. Reward Credits earned at the account level. Device Credits are capped at $150 without redemption and are not-transferrable and have no cash value. Restrictions Apply.
**** Multi-Line (“Group Save”) Discounts: New and existing customers in good standing with at least two (2) eligible lines of service on one account will be automatically enrolled to receive Group Save discounts. Only eligible lines two-five on the same account receive the monthly discount described below. Activation fee may apply. Only lines of service on a Basic, Smart, or Pro rate plan are eligible. Your first eligible line does not receive a discount; the second eligible line = $10 monthly discount; the third eligible line = $20 monthly discount; and the fourth and fifth eligible lines each = $30 monthly discount. The maximum monthly discount is $90 when you have five (5) eligible lines on your Group Save account. Single line rate plan pricing will apply if lines are canceled and only one (1) line remains.