By Joe Paonessa Jul 24, 2017
Consumer Cellular announced today the addition of two new phones to its lineup, the Samsung Galaxy J3 and Samsung Galaxy J7 priced at $100 and $150 respectively. Both phones are considered budget devices.
The Samsung Galaxy J3 features the following:
- 5" 720p resolution screen
- 8 MP rear camera with a 5 MP selfie camera
- 8 GB of internal storage with only 4.3 GB that is usable, however it is expandable with a microSD card
- 1.5 GB RAM
- 1.5 GHz Quad Core CPU
- 2600 mAh removable battery
The Samsung Galaxy J7 is a fairly significant step up from the J3 in terms of specifications and it features the following:
- 5.5" 720p resolution screen
- 13 MP rear camera with a 5 MP selfie camera
- 1.5 Ghz Octa Core processor
- 16 GB of internal storage
- 2 GB of RAM
- 3000 mAh battery
$20 Account Credit For Port-Ins/New Lines Of Service
In addition to launching the new phones, Consumer Cellular has an ongoing promotion which is for a $20 account credit to those who activate a new line of service with the MVNO. The new line of service can come in the form of a port in, or by adding another line of service to an existing account. Those who are adding a new line of service will find that minutes, text messages and data are all shared between each subscriber. Calls between each subscriber on the same account are free. New lines of service must be activated by 8/15/17 in order to take advantage of this limited time promotional offer.
About Consumer Cellular
Consumer Cellular is both an AT&T MVNO and a T-Mobile MVNO. Plans start at $10/month for bill per use, where minutes are deducted at a rate of 25¢ per minute. Monthly plans start priced at $15/month for 250 minutes. Subscribers have the option of adding talk and data allotments to their line if they so choose. AARP members are offered a discount of 5% off their monthly bill as well as 30% off select accessories. For more on Consumer Cellular or to activate a new line of service to receive a $20 bill credit, head on over to the Consumer Cellular website.
Joe is the founder of BestMVNO.com. He started BestMVNO in 2013, because like many of you, he was unhappy with the high price he was paying his wireless provider for cell phone service. After researching how to cut costs on his phone bill, he came across the terms 'MVNO' and 'prepaid wireless', and learned there was a way he could keep using his favorite network without having to pay a premium price for it. Since then, through BestMVNO.com, Joe has been sharing his research about MVNOs and prepaid wireless so that others can learn how to save money on their own phone bills. Contact JP