Samsung Chrono (Cricket Wireless)

The Good The Samsung Chrono has excellent call quality, large dial-pad buttons, and a smooth, attractive design.

The Bad Its basic screen resolution and camera don't do the Chrono any favors.

The Bottom Line A fantastic price and clear call quality make the Samsung Chrono a top pick for U.S. Cellular customers who are looking for just the essentials.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 6.0
  • Features 6.0
  • Performance 7.0
6.3 Overall

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Review

Samsung Chrono (Cricket Wireless)

This is a review of the Samsung Chrono for U.S. Cellular. Although the handset is nearly identical on Cricket, keep in mind that we did not test call quality and performance on Cricket's network.

There's no doubt that the "moon-gray" Samsung Chrono for U.S. Cellular is cut from the same cloth as Sammy's scores of other flip-phone designs. It may incorporate elements also seen in Samsung's t339, Factor, and t259, but the Chrono has a more squared-off look and more impressive call quality. In terms of features, it's one of Samsung's most stripped-down models, so if you're looking for more than the essentials, move on.

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Specs / Prices

  • MSRP $40
  • Brand Samsung
  • Service Provider Cricket Wireless
  • Diagonal Size 2 in
  • Weight 3.14 oz
  • Technology CDMA
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