Cricket launches Samsung SCH-R211

The Samsung SCH-R211 for Cricket is a simple candy bar phone with support for AWS.

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Cricket Communicationslaunched the Samsung SCH-R211 today. The candy bar phone has a simple design in basic black. It offers a 1.5-inch, 65,000-color display and measures a compact 4.07 inches by 1.77 inches by 0.59 inch.

Its features include messaging, a voice memo recorder, a personal organizer, a 500-contact phone book, a WAP Internet browser, USB support, 2MB of internal memory, polyphonic ringtones, a speakerphone, and a voice memo recorder. The dual-band (CDMA 800/1900) SCH-R211 also supports AWS, and you can use the phone in all Cricket markets. It goes on sale Wednesday for $90.

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