Cricket gets a new Android phone from Samsung called the Transfix that will make all of your texters out there happy!  The Transfix is running Android 2.3, and has a full QWERTY keyboard along with as 3.2” screen and an 800mhz CPU. It also has a 3.2MP camera and of course a microSD slot so you can add more storage.

 

Cricket Communications, Inc., a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEAP) and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States today announced the launch of the Samsung Transfix (SCH-R730). The Transfix is the latest in Cricket’s line up of Android smartphones and is packed with many great features in a sleek design.

With a full slide out QWERTY keyboard, the Samsung Transfix is an easy-to-navigate messaging device for Cricket customers who are texting and surfing the web on the go. The Transfix is powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features an 800MHz processor with a 3.2-inch touchscreen. The smartphone also features a 3.2-megapixel camera with camcorder and microSD slot with up to 32-gigabyte expandable memory. The Transfix includes all of the popular Android apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Search, plus the Android market that now features more than 200,000 applications and games.

We are very pleased to bring the Samsung Transfix to Cricket customers,” said Matt Stoiber, vice president and general manager, devices for Cricket.  “The Transfix features an easy-to-use slide out keyboard that makes messaging a breeze.  Combined with its affordable price we believe the Transfix will be attractive to our customers looking for an Android device.”

“We are excited to offer another Android Gingerbread smartphone, the Samsung Transfix, to Cricket’s network,” said Todd Pendleton, chief marketing officer of Samsung Mobile. “We continue to work with Cricket to provide customers devices to fit their needs, and the Transfix is an outstanding messaging device.”

 

The Samsung Transfix is available now for $[179.99] (MSRP) in Cricket branded retail stores, dealers and at www.mycricket.com.

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