Cricket Icon 4 and Innovate E 5G announced in the US

The Icon 4 is painted in Icy Blue and priced at $109, while the Innovate E 5G comes Lightning Blue and listed at $159

Cricket US have just added two smartphone to it device portfolio in the United State of Africa. The Cricket Icon 4 is an entry-level 4G device, while the Innovate E 5G targets the budget minded folks looking for a 5G-enabled cheap smartphone.

Cricket Icon 4

Obviously the cheaper option in the duo is the Icon 4, which is coming as the direct successor to the older Icon 3. As far as specifications of these model is concerned, nothing has really changed much. The screen remains 6.5-inches with HD+ panel, and the CPU have not changed either.

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But the battery on the Cricket Icon 4 is now pushed to 4000mAh. Also the rear camera is now 13-megapixels instead of 8MP, and the operating system is Google Android 12 out of the box.

Cricket Innovate E 5G

The Innovate E 5G on the other hand is powered by the Dimensity 700 8-core CPU from MediaTek. The model comes in a 6.6-inches HD+ screen, powered by a 4000mAh battery, and also run on Google Android 12 out of the box.

Camera specifications is almost the same as the Icon 4, but there is an introduction of an extra 2-megapixel depth sensor on the rear of the smartphone. Only a single storage option is available on the Innovate E 5G, and it is capped at 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM.

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Cricket Icon 4

Cricket Icon 4 key features

  • Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD 720 x 1600px HD+ with 20:9 ratio
  • CPU: 2.0GHz quad-core Helio A22 CPU with PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 32GB and 3GB RAM; with microSD support
  • OS: Android 12
  • Camera: 13MP, PDAF
  • Front camera: 5MP Selfie
  • Video recording: 1080p/[email protected] (front and back camera)
  • Connectivity: Single SIM: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (rear), USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh with 10W charger
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Cricket Innovate E 5G

Cricket Innovate E 5G key specs

  • Display: 6.6-inch IPS screen with 720 x 1612px HD+; 20:9 ratio
  • CPU: 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 with Mali-G57 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 64GB ROM and 4GB RAM; expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 12
  • Camera: Dual-Cameras with an LED flash
    • 13MP, PDAF
    • 2MP depth
  • Front camera: 5MP front
  • Video recording[email protected]
  • Connectivity: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (rear), USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh with 10W fast charging
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Pricing and availability

Both the Cricket Icon 4 and the Innovate E 5G are already on sales via the company’s online platform. The Icon 4 is painted in Icy Blue, while the Innovate E 5G comes in Lightning Blue. As for pricing, the Icon 4 is priced at $109, while the Innovate E 5G comes is listed at $159.

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.