Cricket Wireless Brings Devices, Gifts and Smiles to the Holiday Shopping Season with Free 4G LTE Smartphones and Must-Have Deals

Celebrate the extra green in your pocket with unlimited plans starting at $35 per month after $5 Auto Pay** credit and a $100 switcher credit***

Cricket Wireless is giving holiday shoppers something to smile about this season with incredible deals and promotions on smartphones, including a free HTC Desire 510 or Nokia Lumia 635 after activation and a $75 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card*. With more than 20 percent of adults in the U.S. planning to give a smartphone as a gift this year, Cricket is focused on providing customers with deals and discounts on the season’s must-have smartphones and phablets, ranging from HTC, Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, ZTE and more.

Starting November 14 through January 8, value seeking shoppers throughout the country can head into Cricket Wireless’ more than 3,000 stores nationwide and online at to take advantage of incredible promotions and offers on super fast smartphones, as well as at more than 2,800 GameStop and nearly 1,000 Walmart locations nationwide.

“With two free 4G LTE smartphones and discounts on other popular devices, Cricket wants to save customers money and puts more green in shoppers’ pockets this holiday season so they can spread even more joy,” said Janna Ducich, Cricket’s chief marketing officer. “Great deals on some of our most popular smartphones and affordable service plans as low as $35 after $5 Auto Pay credit**, combined with our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 98 percent of Americans will give those giving and receiving the gift of tech something to smile about during the holidays.”

Cricket’s Holiday Promotions and Offers Details


Promotion and Offer Price

Cricket Wireless Offer Retail Availability

HTC Desire® 510 (LTE)

 Free after a $75.00 mail-in rebate* (standard     pricing $149.99; currently discounted to $74.99)

  Cricket Wireless and          GameStop stores

Nokia Lumia 635 (LTE)

 Free after a $75.00 mail-in rebate* (standard pricing $99.99; currently discounted to $74.99)

 Cricket Wireless stores

Motorola Moto G™ (LTE)

 $24.99 after a $75.00 mail-in rebate* (standard pricing $149.99; currently discounted to $99.99)

 Cricket Wireless stores

Nokia Lumia 530 (4G)

 $29.99 (standard pricing $49.99)

 Cricket Wireless stores

ZTE Sonata 4G (4G)

 $39.99 (standard pricing $79.99)

 Cricket Wireless and GameStop stores

Motorola Moto E (4G)


 Select Walmart stores

Nokia Lumia 630 (4G)

 $49.99 (standard pricing $99.99)

 Cricket Wireless stores

LG Optimus L70 (4G)

 $59.99 (standard pricing $99.99)

 Cricket Wireless stores

Samsung Galaxy Express™ (LTE)


Select Walmart stores

ZTE Grand™ X (4G)

 $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate* (standard pricing $149.99)

Cricket Wireless stores

Nokia Lumia 1320 (LTE)

 $199.99 (standard pricing $279.99)

Cricket Wireless stores

iPhone 5S 16GB (LTE)

 $549.99 (standard pricing $649.99)

Cricket Wireless stores

iPhone 5C 16GB (LTE)

 $449.99 (standard pricing $549.99)

Cricket Wireless stores

Back by popular demand, Cricket Wireless is also now offering T-Mobile, Metro PCS, Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Cincinnati Bell customers a $100 bill credit for making the switch to Cricket. There is no limit on the number of lines a customer can switch to Cricket, receiving a $100 bill credit for each line transferred. The $100 bill credit*** offer is available through December 31, 2014, at Cricket stores nationwide and online.

For customers connecting with family and friends abroad this holiday season, Cricket offers 3-month of Cricket International for free to  Smart and Pro Plan customers who add the $5 feature between November 14, 2014 and January 8, 2015 after a $5 bill credit in each of the following three months. Additionally, with [name of the feature] customers can now make and receive calls and texts when they travel within Mexico and back to the U.S for $10.

With Cricket’s unique loyalty program, Cricket Rewards*****, eligible customers can also earn a new smartphone every year.  To thank customers on Smart and Pro service plans for their loyalty, after 12 months of on-time payments, Cricket provides customers with a $50 credit every year toward any new phone purchase that can be used to get Cricket’s $49.99 smartphone for free.

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About the new Cricket Wireless 

Cricket is bringing consumers more value with a simple, friendly, and reliable nationwide wireless experience with no annual contract.  The power of Cricket is our nationwide 4G LTE network that covers more than 300 million people; easy and affordable unlimited plans that are all in with taxes and fees included – no surprises; annual loyalty rewards; and a great selection of phones customers love. Cricket, Something to Smile About. Cricket is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. Coverage not available everywhere. © 2014 Cricket Wireless LLC.  All rights reserved.  Cricket and the Cricket logo are trademarks under license to Cricket Wireless LLC. 

* Mail-in Rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card: Offer ends 1/8/2015 or while supplies last, whichever ends first. New activation on qualifying smartphone plan required. Nokia Lumia 635 and HTC Desire510 are $74.99 each before $75 mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card. Sales tax not included. Not available in CT, RI, or Miami-Dade County. No rainchecks. Promotion Card, issued by MetaBank®, member FDIC, or CenterState Bank of Florida, NA pursuant to license from Visa U.S.A. Inc., is not redeemable for cash and may not be used for cash withdrawal at any cash-dispensing locations or automated gasoline pumps. Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Funds are available at US locations where Visa debit cards are accepted for 150 days after the Card issuance, through the “VALID THRU” shown on the Card. Service must be active and customer must make second service payment within 45 days of activation to receive card. $25 activation fee may apply. Offer may not be available with other rebates, offers or promotions. Restrictions and other charges may apply. For cardholder agreement and complete terms and conditions, please visit ard. Coverage not available everywhere.


** Auto Pay: Cricket’s $40 Basic Plan is $35 after $5 Auto Pay credit issued at end of service period. Auto pay enrollment required. Restrictions Apply. See Auto Pay terms and conditions at ms.


*** $100 Switcher Credit: Offer ends 12/31/14. $100 account credit is available only to T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Cincinnati Bell customers who transfer their number to Cricket. Must purchase and activate a new line of service on a Basic, Smart or Pro rate plan. Limit one $100 account credit per qualifying line of service. Account credit applied approx 5 days before end of first month’s service period. Account must be active on a qualifying rate plan to receive credit; suspended or canceled accounts are not eligible to receive credit. Lines added to Group Save (multi-line) accounts 5 or fewer days before the end of a bill cycle will receive account credit during the following month of service. Credits have no cash value, are not redeemable for cash or any cash equivalent and are not transferable or refundable. Account credits are forfeited if your account is canceled. May not be combined with other offers.


**** Cricket International: Offer ends 1/8/15. New and existing Smart and Pro Plan customers who enroll in the Cricket International promotion on or before 1/8/15 and make $5 monthly payments for the service will receive a $5 account credit each month approximately 5 days before the next bill cycle up to a limit of three (3) $5 account credits. No account credits will be issued after 4/30/15. Suspended accounts will not receive credits. Account credits are not redeemable for cash and are not transferable or refundable. Account credits are forfeited if your account is cancelled for any reason. Restrictions and conditions apply. Visit a store or m/legal-info/cricket-internati onal.html for details.


***** Cricket Rewards: Loyalty Program: Cricket Customers on Smart and Pro plans earn one (1) Reward Credit for each full, on-time payment. Reward Credits are only redeemable for a phone upgrade once customer has earned a Device Credit(s). Customers earn a $50 Device Credit for every twelve (12) Reward Credits earned. Reward Credits expire, if unused, sixty (60) months after Device Credit becomes redeemable. Reward Credits earned at the account level. Device Credits are capped at $150 without redemption and are not-transferrable and have no cash value. Restrictions Apply. Details m/rewards