Cricket Wireless recently announced the upcoming availability of the GALAXY S 4, however it looks like that will not be the only Samsung smartphone joining the lineup. The GALAXY S 4 will be the higher-end Samsung model, but Cricket has also detailed plans for an upcoming launch of the Admire 2 and the Galaxy Discover.
The Samsung Admire 2 will be a follow-up to the Admire, which is already available with MetroPCS. It also may look familiar to US Cellular customers as that carrier has it available as the Axiom. That being said, the Admire 2 will step in with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features to include 4G LTE connectivity, a 4-inch display and 5 megapixel rear-facing camera.
Shifting to the Galaxy Discover and we are looking at a phone with rather basic specs. The Discover will launch with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and with hardware features to include a 3.5-inch (480 x 320) display, 800MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and 3 megapixel rear-facing camera. The Galaxy Discover (pictured above) is also available with Net10.
Both models are expected to arrive with Cricket Wireless this summer. So far the carrier has yet to announce any pricing or specific launch dates though. Otherwise, while these seem to be quite a step down as compared to the GALAXY S 4, remember Cricket Wireless is a prepaid carrier and that means no device subsidies. Or in simpler terms, not everyone can afford the $600 purchase price of the GALAXY S 4.
Finally, Cricket Wireless does offer a few options in terms of plans. These plans all have unlimited talk and text with the options being for data limits. The data options include 1GB for $50 per month, 2.5GB for $60 per month or 5GB for $70 per month.