ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless today announced the LG Optimus L70(TM), its latest slim, sleek smartphone powered by 4G. Starting this Friday, June 6, customers will get even more value with their wireless mobile service. For a limited time, the phone will be available both in stores and online at $49.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card*.
The LG Optimus L70(TM) lets customers look their best at all times with powerful performance and a stunning 4.5" IPS Display--dressed up in a sleek, modern design. Plus, it features Android(TM) 4.4 KitKat, so users can stay in sync while on the go. Customers looking for a quality brand with a large display and upscale design will find the Optimus L70(TM) fits the bill. This smart phone comes equipped with a powerful dual-core processor -- making difficult work a breeze, a 5-megapixel camera with flash and video, and a removable long-lasting battery to help power throughout a busy day.
Beyond the high-performance specs (display, camera, battery and processor), the Optimus L70 includes four popular features unique to LG:
-- KnockCode - Simply and securely wake and unlock your phone at the same time by tapping a personalized 3-8 point passcode pattern anywhere on the screen. -- QuickMemo(TM) - Allows you to write or draw over any screen capture. Simply use your finger to jot down a note or add a personalized touch to any image to save or share. -- QSlide 2.0(TM) - Maximize on-screen multitasking with the simultaneous use of multiple apps; conveniently adjust the window size and transparency of up to two QSlide app windows, which float on top of the original screen. -- Informative LED - Lets you know if you have a missed event without waking the phone based on the flashing light pattern on the home button.
"Just a little over two weeks since we debuted the new Cricket Wireless, we're excited to introduce a new device that will give our customers something to smile about," said Andy Smoak, Cricket Wireless' AVP of Product. "As promised, we will continue to deliver customers great offers and devices that won't break the bank, as well as to provide greater value in their wireless experience. This is just the beginning; customers will see many more devices coming their way soon!"
The new Cricket offers value no-annual contract wireless customers appreciate, like uncomplicated and affordable service plans at industry leading prices starting at $35 a month after a $5 credit for using Auto Pay -- including taxes and fees with no U.S. roaming charges. To thank loyal customers on Smart and Pro service plans, Cricket also offers customers, after 12 months of on-time payments, a $50 credit** every year toward any new phone purchase.
More than 3,000 newly redesigned and rebranded Cricket Wireless retail stores are open and ready to greet customers with these and more offers. For device images and other press materials visit our: new Cricket newsroom. To learn more about Cricket 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 fast, reliable, nationwide 4G LTE network; 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.
*About $50 MIR Promo:
Offer ends [7/10/2014]The Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa( ®) Card is issued by issuing bank pursuant to license from Visa( ®) U.S.A. Inc. Funds are available at US locations where Visa is accepted for 150 days after the Cricket Wireless Promotion Card issuance, through the "Expiration Date" shown on the card. Purchases can be made without usage fees or bank finance charges up to the amount available on your Card. The Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa( ®) Card is not redeemable for cash and may not be used for cash withdrawal at any cash-dispensing locations or automated gasoline pumps. Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa( ®) Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Cricket Wireless Promotion Visa( ®) Card may be used to pay for wireless services from Cricket Wireless.Offer may not be available with other rebates, offers or promotions. Mail in rebates are available on a phone that costs $49.99 before taxes and fees, and is not available if discounts provided at the point of sale bring the sale price of the device to or below $0.
**Loyalty Program: Enrollment in Cricket Rewards required: 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.
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