Cricket Wireless on Wednesday announced the upcoming availability of a low-cost LG smartphone. Due Friday, June 6, the LG Optimus L70TM is an Android 4.4 KitKat experience with a 4.5-inch IPS display. Powered by a dual-core processor, the phone features a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1GB RAM, and 4GB internal storage. Like the bigger, more powerful LG smartphones this one features a number of custom software enhancements.

The Optimus L70TM will cost $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.

The LG Optimus L70TM Arrives at Cricket Wireless this Friday
New 4G smartphone, packed with power, available for a limited time at $49.99 in stores and online after mail-in rebate

Alpharetta, Ga., June 4, 2014 – – Cricket Wireless today announced the LG Optimus L70TM, its latest slim, sleek smartphone powered by 4G. Starting this Friday, June 6, customers will get even more value with their wireless mobile service. For a limited time, the phone will be available both in stores and online at $49.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card*.

The LG Optimus L70TM lets customers look their best at all times with powerful performance and a stunning 4.5” IPS Display—dressed up in a sleek, modern design. Plus, it features Android™ 4.4 KitKat, so users can stay in sync while on the go. Customers looking for a quality brand with a large display and upscale design will find the Optimus L70TM fits the bill. This smart phone comes equipped with a powerful dual-core processor — making difficult work a breeze, a 5-megapixel camera with flash and video, and a removable long-lasting battery to help power throughout a busy day.

Beyond the high-performance specs (display, camera, battery and processor), the Optimus L70 includes four popular features unique to LG:

  • KnockCode – Simply and securely wake and unlock your phone at the same time by tapping a personalized 3-8 point passcode pattern anywhere on the screen.
  • QuickMemo™ – Allows you to write or draw over any screen capture. Simply use your finger to jot down a note or add a personalized touch to any image to save or share.
  • QSlide 2.0™ – Maximize on-screen multitasking with the simultaneous use of multiple apps; conveniently adjust the window size and transparency of up to two QSlide app windows, which float on top of the original screen.
  • Informative LED – Lets you know if you have a missed event without waking the phone based on the flashing light pattern on the home button.

“Just a little over two weeks since we debuted the new Cricket Wireless, we’re excited to introduce a new device that will give our customers something to smile about,” said Andy Smoak, Cricket Wireless’ AVP of Product. “As promised, we will continue to deliver customers great offers and devices that won’t break the bank, as well as to provide greater value in their wireless experience. This is just the beginning; customers will see many more devices coming their way soon!”

The new Cricket offers value no-annual contract wireless customers appreciate, like uncomplicated and affordable service plans at industry leading prices starting at $35 a month after a $5 credit for using Auto Pay — including taxes and fees with no U.S. roaming charges. To thank loyal customers on Smart and Pro service plans, Cricket also offers customers, after 12 months of on-time payments, a $50 credit** every year toward any new phone purchase.

More than 3,000 newly redesigned and rebranded Cricket Wireless retail stores are open and ready to greet customers with these and more offers. For device images and other press materials visit our: new Cricket newsroom. To learn more about Cricket or find a store near you, visit and connect with us on Facebook at and Twitter at

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