Cricket Nokia Lumia 530 available for $49.99 from October 3
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless announced today that it will add the Nokia Lumia 530 to its affordable prepaid phone lineup tomorrow, October 3, 2014. The Lumia 530 is a sequel to the Nokia Lumia 520/521, which is one of the best selling Windows Phone smartphones ever. Cricket Nokia Lumia 530 will be available for just $49.99 at the carrier’s website and in stores.
Cricket Nokia Lumia 530 Specs
Nokia Lumia 530 features a Windows Phone 8.1 OS with personal assistant Cortana, 4-inch LCD display, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera that can be improved with Nokia Lenses apps and microSD card slot for additional memory expansion up to 128GB.
Cricket’s Promotional Plans
The Lumia 530 can be paired with Cricket’s current promotional plans that offer increased high speed data allotments for a limited time. The $40 plan ($35 if using Auto Pay) offers unlimited talk, text messaging and data with first 1 GB at high speeds (was 500 MB), the $50 plan ($45 if using Auto Pay) first 3 GB at high speeds (was 2.5 GB) and the $60 plan ($55 if using Auto Pay) first 10GB at high speeds (was 5 GB). In addition, $50 and $60 plans include unlimited international texting to 35 countries. After high speed data allotment is used up in a month, data speeds are throttled to 128Kbps. Customers will be able to keep promotional plans after limited time offer ends.
Also, customers who switch to Cricket from T-Mobile and Metro PCS will receive a $100 credit through October 19, 2014. Also, Cricket’s family plan currently offers 5 lines for $100 promotion if $40 plan is used, but the $40 discount on the fifth eligible line expires on March 1, 2016.
Cricket Wireless also said that the Nokia Lumia 1320 will receive update to Windows Phone 8.1 OS. An over the air update can be expected in the following weeks.
Cricket Nokia Lumia 530 has leaked few months ago but it was assumed that the phone will launch as the Nokia Rock. Now that the phone is official, speculations name and specs related are over.
Source: Cricket Wireless