Cricket Wireless Launches Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 With Android Nougat

Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2

Within days after the official launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Cricket Wireless has launched Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 in Silver color at a budget-friendly price of $149.99. You can now purchase the handset coupled with activation. Along with the smartphone, you have to opt for either 1GB, 3GB, 8GB, 12GB and Unlimited packages. Furthermore, Cricket provides a wide range of payment methods ranging from debit and credit cards.

On the specifications front, the Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 features a 5-inch HD display, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB expandable internal storage (up to 256GB) loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat.

The integration of Android Nougat in a smartphone priced below $150 is interesting. The official Cricket website has stated that the display is Crisp. We are not sure whether it is IPS or standard TFT panel.

While the rear camera is equipped with a 5MP sensor, the front-facing shooter offers a 2MP sensor. The phone is powered by a 1.35 GHz quad-core processor. However, Cricket has not specified the name of the processor.

The Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 gets adequate power from the embedded 2600mAh battery alongside power-saving mode. Moreover, the phone is compatible with hearing aids M3 and T3.

In addition to 4G LTE, the Galaxy Amp Prime 2 handset also provides support for Bluetooth, MicroUSB, Wi-Fi and is compatible with mobile hotspot. The handset also offers a comprehensive Wi-Fi manager.

Based on the specifications, it looks like the Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 is rehashed version of Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge launched by Sprint in early 2017.

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