Cricket Launches the Cricket Engage LT

~ Muve Music Ready Android® Smartphone Features Dolby® Mobile Audio Enhancement

Mar 13, 2013, 14:42 ET from Cricket Communications, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket today announced the launch of the Cricket Engage LT, the newest Muve Music ready Android smartphone at Cricket. The Engage LT is available now at Cricket stores, dealers, and online at for $199.99 (MSRP).


"Cricket is excited to offer our customers an affordable smartphone with outstanding features," said Matt Stoiber, senior vice president, devices for Cricket.  "The new Cricket Engage LT offers a large 4" WVGA touchscreen display, dual cameras, Android 4.0 ICS, a fast 1 GHz Snapdragon® processor and 1GB of RAM that provides plenty of power if you're getting a smartphone for the first time, or upgrading from an earlier basic smartphone."

At 4" in size, the fingerprint-resistive display offers plenty of viewing room for videos, pictures, games and applications. There is also plenty of power for new or upgrading smartphone customers thanks to the 1GHz processor with 1GB of RAM. 

The Engage LT provides a variety of camera customizations designed to let customers snap great pictures.  The very capable 3.2 megapixel camera includes a panoramic mode that lets users take sweeping panoramic shots—even in the dark, thanks to the Engage LT's built-in flash.   Also included are adjustment options for white balance, exposure, 4x zoom, and color effects.  Customers can also record 480p video to capture life's important moments.

Muve Music
Music lovers can give their music an extra kick and enjoy a wider dynamic sound range with Dolby® Mobile audio enhancement and Muve Music together on the Cricket Engage LT. With Muve Music from Cricket, customers have millions of songs at their fingertips, will never pay per song and the music service is built in to Cricket's no contract rate plans.  Muve Music customers have the added benefit of discovering new music through its monthly artist programs such as Muve First and Muve Headliner, where featured artists offer exclusive commentary, music and videos every month only available to Muve Music.

3G All-Inclusive Rate Plans
Cricket's 3G all-inclusive smartphone rate plans start at $50 for unlimited talk and text plus up to 1GB of full-speed data per month. The $60 smartphone plan contains up to 2.5GB of full-speed data per month and the $70 smartphone plan offers up to 5GB of full-speed data per month. With the $60 and $70 plans, customers can tether their device to power additional wireless devices.

About Cricket
Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid wireless services with no long-term contracts. Cricket offers nationwide wireless voice and mobile data services over high-quality, all-digital 4G LTE and 3G CDMA wireless networks. Cricket's innovative products and services, including the award-winning Muve Music® - the first music service designed for a wireless phone, are available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at For more information about Cricket, please visit

SOURCE Cricket Communications, Inc.