Cricket Wireless will be the first US carrier to offer Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone ever, the Lumia 530, and when it goes on sale tomorrow, it will cost just $49.99 with no contract.
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Microsoft's Lumia 530 - a new ultra-affordable Windows Phone that will slot in below the 630 in its range - will reportedly be made available on Cricket Wireless, in addition to T-Mobile, in Q4 2014.
Cricket Wireless will offer both the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S with a "no contract" plan, which includes unlimited talk, text and data (sort of) for $55 a month starting June 22nd.
An executive at Cricket Wireless says that the US wireless provider will "likely" sell smartphones based on Windows Phone 8, claiming, "'I've seen Windows Phone 8, and it's pretty impressive."