Cricket iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Now Available
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless has added the latest Apple’s smartphones to its prepaid offerings. Cricket iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus each come with 32GB and 128GB of storage. The 32GB iPhone 7 is priced at $649.99 and 128GB version at $749.99. The 32GB iPhone 7 Plus costs $769.99 while 128GB model is priced at $869.99.
Currently, only the iPhone 7 Plus with 32GB storage can be purchased at Cricket’s website while all other versions are out of stock.
The costs of Cricket’s latest iPhones match the cost of MetroPCS’s models. However, Boost Mobile’s and Virgin Mobile’s iPhone 7 phones are $100 cheaper. Boost’s iPhone 7 with 128GB storage is available for $649.99 while iPhone 7 Plus with 32GB costs $669.99.
The 32GB iPhone 7 and 32GB iPhone 7 Plus are available in black and rose gold while 128GB iPhone 7 and its Plus version are available in jet black.
Cricket iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Specs
Both iPhones feature iOS 10 and 2X faster processor, A10 Fusion processor with M10 motion coprocessor, comparing to iPhone 6. They have stereo speakers and new Lightning connector port that comes instead of Headphone jack (still can be used with adaptor that phone ships with). Both are fully water and dust resistant, have 3 times faster LTE, battery lasts longer and gaming is better.
New iPhones have the same display sizes like last year models. iPhone 7 has a 4.7-inch display and iPhone 7 Plus a 5.5-inch Retina HD with 3D Touch. However, both displays are up to 25% brighter. Both phones also feature 12-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization and a 7-megapixel front-facing “FaceTime HD” camera but 7 Plus has dual rear cameras.
Cricket Service Plans
Cricket iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus can be paired with monthly service plans that, since recently, start at $30 per month. The $30, $40, $50, $60 and $70 plans include 1GB, 2.5GB, 5GB, 10GB and unlimited data, respectively. In addition, these plans include unlimited talk and text. Plans starting at $50 per month offer unlimited international texting to 38 countries, unlimited calling, texting (text, picture and video messaging) and data roaming in Mexico and Canada. All plans except for the $30 plan include $5 auto pay discount if customers opt for paying their monthly bill automatically.
Cricket throttles LTE data to 8Mbps while 4G is limited to 4Mbps. After high speed data allotment, the carrier reduced data speeds to 128 Kbps until the next billing cycle.
Source: Cricket Wireless