Although this phone wasn’t much of a secret (we discussed it at CTIA in San Diego). It’s the most anticipated phone to ever hit the national prepaid carrier. The Huawei Mercury brings a solid “superphone” running Gingerbread to Cricket at an affordable price.
The Huawei Mercury features a 1.4ghz processor, 4″ FWVGA screen and rear and front facing cameras.
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“We are extremely pleased to be the first carrier in the United States to bring this high quality smartphone to customers and we’re excited that we are able to offer this compelling device at a very affordable price,” said Matt Stoiber, senior vice president, devices for Cricket. “In addition to its big screen and powerful processor, the Huawei Mercury is packed with many great features including a VGA front facing camera and 8MP rear camera and camcorder with LED flash. Users can also enrich their wireless experience by tethering the powerful Mercury to their tablet and other devices through Cricket’s new tethering service plan over Cricket’s high-speed 3G network.”
Huawei Mercury Features:
- 1.4Ghz Processor
- 4” FWVGA Touchscreen
- Email application for both consumer and business email
- 8.0 MP AF HD rear camera/camcorder
- VGA Front Camera
- 2GB Internal Memory
- Real Web Browsing at 3G speeds
- Wi-Fi Capable
- Stereo Bluetooth
- Mobile Hotspot (i.e. Tethering); supports up to 5 devices