Consumer Cellular bows $100 Huawei 8652 for your grandparents

Consumer Cellular today announced that they have released their latest Android smartphone, the Huawei 8652.  Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the handset features a 3.5-inch display, 600MHz processor, 3.2-megapixel camera, and your standard fare of connectivity.  While it’s certainly not going to blow your socks off, it’s more than Consumer Cellular’s demographic needs.  Pricing for the Huawei 8652 is listed at $100 without a contract and can be tied to a number of plans.

Features of Huawei 8652

  • 3.5-inch touch screen for watching streamed content, surfing the Web or playing games
  • Access to thousands of Android™ apps
  • 600 Mhz processor
  • Text messaging
  • Mobile e-mail
  • Bluetooth® wireless connectivity
  • 3.2MP focus-free camera and video recorder
  • GPS navigation
  • MP3 music player
  • Preloaded subscribers-only app “My Consumer Cellular,” which allows users to quickly access billing and account information, usage stats and scan-capable AARP information for member benefits

Press release

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