It took a while coming, but the Nokia Lumia 1320 is now available at another wireless carrier. The budget network Cricket Wireless has official announced the 1320 with support for 4G LTE.
The smartphone will be exclusively available at the network starting June 13, and will come with a price tag of $229 (after a $50 mail-in rebate). This move provides uses of Cricket Wireless the chance to grab the phablet running the Windows Phone mobile operating system.
According to Andy Smoak, Cricket Wireless AVP of product:
“Our expanding lineup of new and popular phones on top of a nationwide, reliable network offering more 4G LTE coverage than Sprint, T-Mobile, and Metro PCS, period, is a differentiator mobile customers will enjoy every day.
With the Nokia Lumia 1320 we are providing big value to customers at a budget friendly price.”
Nokia Lumia 1320 comes with a large 6-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display, capable of delivering a full HD resolution with the ClearBlack technology and Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
A dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor runs in partnership with Adreno 305 graphics and 1GB of RAM.
And while the smartphone comes with 8GB of internal storage, this capacity can be augmented with up to 64GB via the microSD card slot. Other hardware specifications include 4G LTE Category 3 capabilities, the usual WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS connectivity, a 5 megapixel camera, and a large 3400 mAh battery.
Cricket Wireless also confirmed that the Lumia 1320 will be eligible for the Windows Phone 8.1 update in the coming months.