Best Buy has Razer Phone 2 for $500 with bundled Cricket service [U]

Getting this gamer’s phone unlocked has been a bit of a pricey challenge for the past while, but we now have a big option for deal seekers.

No country for old buttons | #PNWeekly 342

Meizu and vivo push their buttons. Also on our show, Motorola and Xiaomi are pushing foldables forward and a look to what we want at MWC 2019.

Cricket has Nokia 3.1 Plus today, Verizon with Nokia 2 V next week

HMD Global is sending a couple of phones to the carriers to expand the visibility of quality, affordable Nokia phones in North America.

Alcatel ONYX makes it to Cricket Wireless for $120

TCL’s mobilizing its new budget phone lineup to the prepaid networks and it begins with AT&T-onwed Cricket with a modified version of the new Alcael 1X.

LG Stylo 4 lands at Cricket Wireless with 3GB RAM for $230

Essentially identical to the international Q Stylus, the LG Stylo 4 appears to be packing more memory on Cricket than MetroPCS at a higher price point.
Moto G6 Play

Moto G6 and E5 series spreading to sales points and carriers in US and Canada

We now have all the details on where you can get the latest and greatest Motorola mid-ranger Android phones in your locality.

Cricket’s LG Fortune 2 is a dirt-cheap Android Nougat phone with mediocre specs

The LG Fortune 2 only seems to have that ultra-low $99.99 price point going for it, running Android 7.1 Nougat and featuring overall subpar specs by 2018 standards.

Celebrate Cricket’s birthday by choosing from a long list of respectable $19 phones

The Samsung Galaxy Halo, LG Stylo 3, X charge and ZTE Blade X Max are just a few of the phones available at $19 a pop from Cricket for those who switch to the carrier for its upcoming birthday.

Switch to Cricket by March 29, and you can get a half-off Samsung Galaxy S8

Normally available at $700, the “regular” Samsung Galaxy S8 can be yours in exchange for $350 for a limited time if you port in a number to Cricket Wireless.

Cricket Wireless Unlimited 2 plan down to $40 per month for switchers

The Unlimited 2 plan, though, comes with big caveats: 3Mbps upload and download speeds with 480p video streaming and even further opportunities for throttling.

Entry-level Moto E5 Play/Moto E5 Cruise rendered en route to Verizon and Cricket

The Verizon and Cricket-bound Moto E5 Play, aka E5 Cruise, doesn’t look like much at a first glance, but one particular design choice and a presumably ultra-low price point may make it quite appealing to the masses.

T-Mobile and MetroPCS destroy the competition in J.D. Power satisfaction ratings

Customer satisfaction is at an all-time high for both T-Mobile and flagship prepaid sub-brand MetroPCS, according to the latest J.D. Power research.

Switch to Cricket Wireless, and get a free new Alcatel Verso or old LG Fortune

In addition to ultra-affordable unlimited data plans, those who choose to switch to Cricket Wireless in the near future can get one of several Android phones free of charge.

Cricket offering four lines of unlimited data for $100 a month, but there’s a catch

Four lines of data for $100 or two lines for $80. But you’ll have to make a big compromise on speed to live with this deal.

The Pocketnow Black Friday 2017 deals watchlist

So many deals, so little time. But if it’s just a few clicks away anyways, you can take a little time to do a little research. We have it all in one place.

Cricket Black Friday deals includes some free phones

ZTE and LG phones are providing the bulk of the discounts for AT&T’s branded prepaid operation from now through November 26.

Cricket Wireless drops 8GB and 12GB plans with focus on unlimited data

Two unlimited plans come into place with three pre-existing plans at lower price tiers. The discount for group accounts has also been cut.

Cricket revives cheaper unlimited plan with more restrictions, hotspot add-on also available

There are now two Cricket Wireless unlimited data plans, the newer of which starts at $55 a month with a permanent 3 Mbps speed cap.

Cricket Wireless and the free ZTE Overture 3

AT&T’s big-brand prepaid carrier has a free phone promotion going on from November 10… and… right now. What’s the ZTE Overture 3?

Cricket Wireless exclusively picks up $120 ZTE Blade X with Android 7.1 and fingerprint scanner

If you’re in the market for a smaller, ever so slightly cheaper prepaid phone than the Blade X Max, Cricket’s ZTE Blade X costs just $120.

Cricket has Alcatel Idol 5 for $199, UNI360 VR headset from October 27

If there was ever a time we needed budget phones, it’s in 2017. TCL’s Alcatel brand is bringing one with great amenities to the US through Cricket.

Cricket Wireless pushes BOGO discount on two unlimited data lines

The AT&T prepaid carrier typically runs two lines of unlimited data for $110. For a limited time, though, that price is down to $80 per month.

HTC Desire 555 lands on Cricket Wireless for $120

Jumping up 25 branding basis points from its predecessor, the Desire 555 doesn’t represent a jump in specs as much as it give Cricket another phone.

Cricket starts selling familiar $180 Samsung Galaxy Halo with Android 7.0

It’s far from stylish, and it largely packs mediocre specs, but Cricket’s new Samsung Galaxy Halo is relatively inexpensive and Nougat-powered.

Cricket’s ‘exclusive’ Alcatel Pulsemix is a rebranded A50, aka A5 LED, priced at $80 and up

This naming scheme is all over the place, but Cricket’s Alcatel Pulsemix, Amazon’s A50 and the “international” A5 LED are essentially the same phone.