Samsung Chrono arrives at U.S. Cellular, for a penny

U.S. Cellular picks up another basic, affordable flip phone from Samsung.

Samsung Chrono for U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular gains another budget flip phone for its repertoire of entry-level feature phones. The Samsung Chrono has Bluetooth, speakerphone, and is Web-capable.

It also includes GPS and texting with predictive text. Physically, it sports a 2-inch QVGA screen and a VGA camera.

The Chrono weighs just over 3 ounces and stands 3.7 inches tall, 1.8 inches wide, and is 0.7 inch thick. It promises 4.45 hours of talk time.

The Chrono costs just a penny ($0.01) on contract, or $19.99 as a prepaid option.

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Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.


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