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Huawei Ascend

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The Huawei Ascend is Cricket's newest Android smartphone. With a 3.5” HVGA touch-screen, wifi capability, 3G Real Web Browsing, the Ascend packs plenty of features into an affordable package. The Huawei Ascend includes great features like a 3.2MP camera/camcorder, MP3 player/microSD slot, virtual QWERTY keyboard, and more! The Ascend is a fully featured Android smartphone featuring the Android 2.1 Operating System.  With Android Marketplace get access to tens of thousands of cool apps as well as great Google apps like YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Search and more.

key features
3G
3G
Camera
Camera
Bluetooth
Bluetooth®
Tri-band
Tri-band
Web Browsing
Web Browsing
Mobile Web
Mobile Web
 
Phone Features
3G
Yes
Camera
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Smartphone
Yes
Tri-band
Yes
Web Browsing
Web Browsing
Android
Yes
Touch Screen
Yes
Operating System
Android Eclair (2.1)
Web Browser
HTML
Video Phone
Yes
Mobile Web
Yes
Downloadable Ringtones
Yes
Vibrate Alert
Yes
Cricket Services Supported
Real Web Browsing
Yes
Camera
Resolution
3.2 megapixel
Video
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Music
Supported Music Formats
MP3, AAC, AAC+, EAAC+
Dedicated Music Control
Yes
Dedicated Music Player
Yes
Connectivity
WiFi Access
Yes
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Stereo Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Memory
Removable Memory Slot
Yes
Removable Memory Format
microSD®
Storage Capacity
Up to 16GB
Internal Memory
512MB Flahs + 256MB DDR SDRAM
Battery
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Capacity
1500 mAh
Standby Time
Up to 300 hours
Talk Time
Up to 210 minutes
Productivity
Text and Picture Messaging
Yes
SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes
Predictive Text Input
Yes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Yes
Contact Directory
Yes
Speakerphone
Yes
Voice Activated Dialing
Yes
Phone Specs
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Keyboard Style
Onscreen QWERTY Keyboard
Dimensions (H x W x D)
4.5 x 2.4 x .55 inches
Weight (w/standard battery)
4.7 oz
Keypad Style
Onscreen Keyboard
Keypad Style
QWERTY
Form Factor
Touch bar
Antenna Type
Internal
Headset Jack
Yes
Headset Jack
2.5mm
Data Port
Micro USB
Colors
Silver/Blue
Main Display
Resolution
480 x 320
Screen Type
3.5" HVGA
# Colors
262K
General
Language
English/Spanish
E911
Yes
TTY / TDD
Yes
HAC Rating
M3
HAC WiFi Rating
This device has not been rated for hearing aid compatibility with respect to Wi-Fi operation.
Warranty
1 Year
Wireless Network Capability
Technology
CDMA
Mode
Tri-Band
Data Transfer Speed
1x, 3G and WiFi
 

included accessories

  • Travel Charger/USB Cable
  • Standard lithium ion battery
  • 2GB microSD card
  • Wired stereo headset

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Quick Start Instructions

To start your Cricket service, just follow these easy instructions:

  1. Charge your battery overnight.
  2. Read these instructions and have a pen ready before you call to set up service.
  3. If you have signed up for Cricket service, a valid Social Security or Driver's License Number will be required to activate your phone.  Please have this information ready when you call to activate your Cricket phone.
  4. Once your battery is charged, call 1-800-CRICKET from a different phone.
  5. A Cricket representative will give you:
  • Your new Cricket MDN (Mobile Directory Number).  This is your 10 digit phone number. 
  • Your new 10 digit Cricket MIN (Mobile Identification Number)
  • Your 1 to 5 digit Cricket CDMA System ID Number.
  • Please write these numbers down for future reference.

Program your Cricket phone number into your Cricket phone using the instructions below.

Programming your Cricket phone

Over-The-Air Programming:

  1. Turn on your phone using the red power/end button
  2. Dial *228 and press the send key
  3. This will start the activation process, follow the voice prompts
  4. If your phone fails to program over the air, please refer to the keypad programming instructions below

Manual Programming Instructions:

  1. Turn on your phone using the power button.  While in the programming mode the [DONE] key is used to save, the[BACK] key to exit without saving.
  2. Enter ##626* (##NAM*) for NAM Programming
  3. You will be prompted to ENTER SUBSIDY CODE
  4. Enter 333333 (3 six times) and press [OK].
  5. Select MDN (Mobile Directory Number/10 Digit Phone Number)
  6. Enter your new 10 digit Cricket MDN and press [OK]
  7. Select MIN (Mobile Identification Number)
  8. Enter your new 10 digit Cricket MIN and press [OK]
  9. Select CDMA Home SID.
  10. Enter the 1 to 5 digit CDMA System ID.
  11. Press the [DONE] button. Your phone will reset.
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Cricket is upgrading its CDMA network to 4G GSM and expects to stop offering CDMA wireless service as early as March 2015. THIS CDMA PHONE WILL NO LONGER WORK ON OUR WIRELESS NETWORK AFTER WE COMPLETE THIS UPGRADE.

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