Cricket offering $80 Icon phone with two-year warranty

It's the first branded phone from the AT&T-backed prepaid carrier

Prepaid wireless provider Cricket recently began offering its first branded phone as part of its handset portfolio.

Need to Know

  • Available for $80 with a $30 rate plan
  • Features entry-level hardware with a streamlined Android experience
  • Comes with a two-year warranty

The Cricket Icon, available in Dark Grey, costs just $79.99 when paired with a rate plan of $30 or higher. And, while it features entry-level hardware and a lean OS, its key draw is that it comes with a two-year warranty.

READ: Which major prepaid carrier has the best $40 rate plan?

Powered by Android 9.0 Pie Go Edition, the Cricket Icon is the first device to come from the agreement between AT&T and Emblem Solutions.

Specifications for the phone include a 5.5-inch display with Dragontrail glass protective coating and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Inside are a quad-core 1.5GHz processor with 16GB storage and a 2500mAh battery.

READ: Cricket Buyer’s Guide ( Updated August 2019)

Under two-year warranty, Cricket customers are eligible for a device exchange-by-mail. The Cricket Icon phone has a 24 month warranty but the charging cable and accessories are covered for one year.

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