New Cricket Promotion Offers Free Phones Including New Alcatel Verso for Switchers until April 12
Cricket has started a new promotion for customers who switch to their service. Those who port their phone number to Cricket service from a non-AT&T related carrier can choose from the free ZTE Overture 3, LG Fortune and the newly released Alcatel Verso. New Cricket promotion is good until April 12, 2018, while supplies last.
New Cricket Promotion Terms
To be eligible for free phones, customers need to port-in their number from another carrier and activate service with one of the Cricket plans that start at $30 per month. Customers who activate service at Cricket store will pay additional $25 per line. Also, customers will have to stay with the carrier for at least 6 months after activation.
Alcatel Verso Specs
The Alcatel Verso features a 5-inch display protected with Dragontrail glass, a 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with up to 16 GB of internal storage, additionally expandable with a microSD card to up to 128 GB. The phone has a 5-megapixel rear camera with 6x zoom, image stabilization and LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. This Android 7.0 Nougat 4G LTE smartphone is also HD Voice capable and uses a Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, microUSB and mobile hotspot for connectivity. The Alcatel Verso is available online at Cricket’s website and in stores. For customers who activate a new number or for current customers who want to upgrade their phone, the Verso is available for $29.99.
The regular cost of the ZTE Overture 3 is $19.99 and of the LG Fortune $39.99.
Other Cricket Promotions
Customers can also switch two lines and get unlimited data for $80/month plus 2 free smartphones. If there are more lines to switch, there are also 4 unlimited data lines for $100 per month and for each line a free phone. Both of these promotions require activation on the $55 Unlimited 2 plan that includes data speeds limited to max of 3 Mbps. Video streaming is limited to max of 1.5 Mbps (about 480p). Cricket may slow data speeds when 22GB of data usage is reached due to network congestion.