Chinese cellphone manufacture ZTE is looking to expand on its partnership with Cricket Communications an affordable cellular wireless carrier owned by Leap Wireless, by introducing the ZTE Memo. The Memo is a low-cost fully featured bar-style phone equipped with 3G accessibility, full web browsing capabilities, a QWERTY keyboard, a built-in 2MP camera/camcorder, a MP3 player, and access to popular Cricket services, such as its Cricket Navigator service.
“The ZTE Memo brings Cricket customers a great QWERTY data phone with features they want at an affordable price,” Matt Stoiber, Cricket vice president and general manager of devices, said in a statement. You can pick up the phone now for $99.99 (MSRP) in Cricket branded retail stores. If you would like to order the phone online then you will have to wait a little longer no exact date was given though.
Key specs on the phone are as follows
— 2.4″ OVGA color display
— Stereo Bluetooth 2.1
— 2.0 megapixel camera and video
— MP3 music player
— Support for up to 16 gigabit external memory
— 1150 mAh battery
— Compact bar phone design measuring 4.5″ x 2.4″ x 0.5″ and weighing 3.9
— Cricket services including Cricket 411, Cricket Mobile Web and Cricket