Regional US mobile carrier Cricket now belongs to AT&T, but that doesn’t mean it changed its approach towards the wireless industry - thus, it’s still a prepaid brand. Today, Cricket announced the upcoming release of Samsung’s Galaxy S5, saying that it will offer it with “the best pricing in prepaid”, namely $539.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.

This seems to be the best Galaxy S5 price in the US, indeed. If you want to buy the handset off-contract from any other carrier, you need to shed at least $599.99 for it.

Cricket will start selling the Galaxy S5 this Friday, June 27, both ...


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