Cricket introduces Samsung MyShot II™
Cricket Communications, Inc., a leading provider of unlimited wireless services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), and Samsung Telecommunications America, (Samsung Mobile) a leading mobile phone distributor in the U.S., today announced the availability of the Samsung MyShot II SCH-r460.
The next generation of the Samsung MyShot, available to Cricket customers since April 2008, the MyShot II is a stylish flip phone that is available at an affordable price and optimized with popular features; including an MP3 music player with a microSD slot for removable memory, stereo Bluetooth, a large display, a 1.3 megapixel camera and Mobile Web.
It will also be the first Cricket phone to offer MyHomeScreen, which provides customers with a fully personalized home screen with widgets to quickly access their account information, favorite Internet content including news, weather, sports, social networking, and shop for downloads.
”The MyShot II provides Cricket customers with high-end features at a value price,” said Jeff Toig, vice president of product marketing for Cricket. “This device provides an all-in-one solution with customized quick access to Internet content, a camera and music player. It is ideal for a customer who wants all of the features and functionality of a more expensive phone, without the high price tag.”
Cricket MyHomeScreen will be available on select future handsets. The Samsung MyShot II is immediately available at Cricket retail stores and dealers for $159.99. For more information, please visit www.mycricket.com or www.samsung.com.