Cricket Phones for Seniors - Cricket Phone Plans for Seniors

Admin 7/07/2020
Find out Cricket Phones for Seniors, Cricket phone plans for seniors, flip phones, and Cricket phone deals for AARP members.



Cricket Cell Phones for Seniors

Cricket Phones for Seniors

To get a cell phone service from Cricket you have two options. You can Bring Your Own Phone (BYOP) that must be compatible with Cricket’s wireless GSM network or you have to purchase a phone from Cricket Wireless.

Cricket Flip Phones for Seniors

Cricket used to offer a handful of flip phones, at the current time the provider offers only two flip phones for seniors. Let’s review Cricket phones for seniors

Cricket Debut Flip

The Cricket Debut Flip is a prepaid flip phone that is offered by Cricket Wireless. The phone has a compact design that makes it easily slid in your pocket. This easy-to-use phone comes with a 2.8-inch display and an external screen to show time, and who is calling. It has a 2 MP camera that can be used to take pictures and record videos. With the integrated Google applications, this cricket flip phone offers some of the smartphone key essentials. By using Google assistance you can get things done by your voice. You can send and receive emails, get directions with Google Maps, surf the web, and watching videos.

Cricket phones for seniors

Cricket Debut Flip Features and Specifications
  • 1.1    GHz quad-core processor.
  • 4G LTE compatible.
  • A 2.8 inch display.
  • 1.77 inch an external display to show time and incoming calls.
  • Easy-to-use keypad.
  • HD Voice capable.
  • A 2 MP camera that can records video.
  • Internal memory storage of 4 GB.
  • You can add an external SD memory card up to 32 GB.
  • Integrated Google Apps.
  • Bluetooth version 4.2
  • Rated for hearing aids (M4/T4).
  • Long-lasting battery (1450 mAh Li-Ion).

You can get this Cricket 4G LTE flip phone for $69.99 with any Cricket plan starting at $30 per month.

Alcatel SMARTFLIP

The Alcatel SMARTFLIP is another Cricket prepaid flip phone that has a compact design and is 4G LTE capable. This easy-to-use phone comes with a 2.8-inch QVGA display and an external screen to show time, and who is calling. It has a 2 MP camera that can be used to take pictures and record videos. With the integrated Google apps, this cricket flip phone offers some of the smartphone key essentials. By using Google assistance you can get things done by your voice. You can send and receive emails, get directions with Google Maps, surf the web, and watching videos. The phone is hearing aid compatible and has the speed dial feature. You can change the text size, display brightness, and even invert the screen colors.

Cricket phone plans for seniors

Alcatel SMARTFLIP Features and Specifications
  • 1.1    GHz quad-core processor.
  • 4G LTE compatible.
  • A 2.8 inch QVGA display.
  • 1.44 inch an external display to show time and incoming calls.
  • Easy-to-use keypad.
  • HD Voice capable.
  • A 2 MP camera that can records video.
  • Internal memory storage of 4 GB.
  • You can add an external SD memory card up to 32 GB.
  • Integrated Google Apps.
  • Bluetooth version 4.1
  • Rated for hearing aids (M4/T4).
  • Long-lasting battery (1350 mAh Li-Ion).

You can get this Cricket 4G LTE flip phone for $49.99 with any Cricket plan starting at $30 per month.

LG True

LG True is a flip designed phone and is the only basic phone offered by Cricket Wireless. It’s a cheap cell phone that comes with an easy-to-use keypad and is an option for seniors who don’t want to buy a smartphone from Cricket Wireless. Also, Cricket allows you to bring your compatible phone, you may need to  check out the best cell phones for seniors 2020.

Cricket flip phones for seniors

LG True Key Features
  • Easy-to-use flip phone.
  • Comfortable keypad.
  • Quick access key function.
  • Long last battery life.
  • Bluetooth capability.
  • Basic 1.3 MP camera (with video recording capability).

Update: This phone is no longer available in Cricket’s store.


Cricket Senior Phone Plans

There’re no specific Cricket senior plans, but Cricket offers big discounts on its shared plans. Who planning to add members or be added to a Cricket account can get an affordable cell phone service from Cricket that will be explained in the next section. All the plans offer unlimited talk and text. No overage charges with Cricket, after data allotment consumed in the limited plans, data speeds slowed to 128kbps. There’re four plans, which start as low as $30/month for unlimited talk, text, and 2GB of high-speed data, this plan is not eligible for auto-pay discount. Starting with the $40 plan, which offers unlimited talk, text, and 5GB of data, you can get a $5 monthly discount when you apply for the auto-pay service. The third and fourth plans offer unlimited data at different speeds. Below is the list of Cricket phone plans.

Cricket Phone Plans for Seniors

  • Unlimited talk, text, and 2GB of data for $30 per month.
  • Unlimited talk, text, and 5GB of data for $40 per month.
  • Unlimited talk, text, and 5GB of data for $35 per month with autopay.
  • Unlimited talk, text, and unlimited data (max data speed = 3 Mbps) for $55 per month.
  • Unlimited talk, text, and unlimited data (max data speed = 3 Mbps) for $50 per month with autopay.
  • Unlimited talk, text, and unlimited data at the fastest speeds for $60 per month.
  • Unlimited talk, text, and unlimited data at the fastest speeds for $55 per month with autopay.

Cricket shared plans

You get unlimited talk, texts, and data at a maximum speed of 3 MP for up to 5 lines per account, after 22 GB of data consumption Cricket Wireless may slow speed.
  • 1 Line for $55/month.
  • 2 Lines for $80/month.
  • 3 Lines for $90/month.
  • 4 Lines for $100/month.
  • 5 Lines for $125/month.

Cricket AARP discount: For more information about the offer you can check out the AARP Cricket discount.

Cricket Free Phones

If you’re looking for Cricket phone deals, the provider used to offer free phones for new customers who switch to Cricket from other service providers. Cricket free phones will be listed below.

If you bring your phone number and activate a monthly plan at a minimum of $30 you can get any of the following smartphones for free.

Cricket free smartphones available with a $30 or higher monthly plan.
  • Nokia 3.1 C
  • Samsung Galaxy J2 Pure
  • Alcatel ONYX
  • Motorola Moto e5 PLAY
  • LG Fortune 2
  • Cricket Icon Smartphone
  • Alcatel INSIGHT
  • Alcatel TETRA
  • Cricket free smartphones available with a $60 or higher monthly plan.
  • LG Escape
  • Nokia C2 Tava

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