Stylish Handset is a Great Way to Take Advantage of Cricket's Array
of Unlimited Plans over Its 3G Wireless Network
Cricket Communications Inc.,a leading provider of unlimited
wireless services over its high-quality 3G network and a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LEAP), and
Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of wireless phones
and devices, today announced the availability of the new Kyocera S1300
mobile phone. It is available immediately at Cricket retail stores in
the Chicago area and will be available soon at Cricket retailers
nationwide. The S1300 is an elegant, streamlined bar-style phone that
provides a wealth of features and style at an affordable price.
"The Kyocera S1300 is a sharp device that will be very popular for those
who want power, style and simplicity in mobile communications," said
Jeff Toig, vice president of product marketing for Cricket. "Packed full
of popular features for today's mobile lifestyles, the S1300 offers
great value and is an excellent way for customers to take advantage of
Cricket's unlimited plans."
The S1300 is enabled with Mobile Web for downloading ringtones and
graphics and browsing the Web, along with Cricket Games and Apps. The
phone features SMS, voice memos, preloaded images for caller ID
assignment, speakerphone, vibrate, a 250-contact directory (supporting
up to five numbers per contact) and a large display and keypad. The
S1300 is HAC-compliant and supports TTY/TDD for the hearing-impaired.
With a talk time of up to 200 minutes and standby time of up to 200
hours, the S1300 is ideal for users on the go who want style and
substance without a high price.
"The S1300 is an ideal device for Cricket customers who want the
performance of a top-dollar phone without breaking the bank," said Tom
McGuire, divisional vice president of global marketing at Kyocera
Wireless Corp. "It's affordable, stylish and capable of delivering
optimum performance for all of Cricket's most popular services."
Retail pricing for the Kyocera S1300 is $89.99. For more information,
please visit a local Cricket retail location, or online visit www.mycricket.com
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