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Straight Talk gets Huawei Ascend II at Walmart outlets

It’s hard to believe that nearly a year ago Cricket launched the Huawei Ascend II. At the time it wasn’t that impressive a handset, clicking in at 600MHz with a 3.5-inch screen while running Android 2.3. According to a recent Howard Forums post, some Walmart stores have started selling the Ascend II for Straight Talk. It’s the same exact phone, of course, just with different branding and service plans. You currently cannot get it at Straight Talk’s website, unfortunately. As of this writing it’s just at Walmart stores. The price tag is said to be $179.99, though, which is $80 more than it sells for at Cricket — and Cricket’s version has Muve Music.

Via PhoneNews.com.

3 Responses

  1. larry Says

    paid $98.00 at wlamart for this phone.


    Posted on May 16th, 2012 at 7:11 pm
  2. Karen Says

    Did that include tax


    Posted on August 30th, 2012 at 11:08 am
  3. Rachael Says

    Have to say the phone is not worth the $98! I have had countless phones over the years- I’m a phone geek and I would happily go back to any “old school” flip phone than wait for this phone to keep up with standard everyday tasks. Save your sanity and buy something else!


    Posted on September 4th, 2012 at 5:09 pm

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