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Cricket launches Samsung Transfix phone targeting texters

updated 02:45 pm EDT, Wed October 12, 2011

Android phone offers slide-out QWERTY keyboard

Cricket has launched a new Android smartphone. Focused on frequent texting from its younger users and their unlimited messaging plans, the Transfix takes on a sliding QWERTY keyboard form factor. It runs Android 2.3 on top of a modest but capable 800MHz processor and a 3.2-inch, 320x480 main display.

A 3.2-megapixel camera gives it basic shooting. Standby time is rated at up to 200 hours, and talk time is 200 minutes, or just over three hours.

The Transfix is available now from Cricket retail stores, online from Cricket or through some stores. It's priced at $180 but is contract-free. Customers are required to have a prepaid smartphone plan, prices for which start at $55.








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