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Deal: Snag the Alcatel Idol 4 with VR headset for just $100 at Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless is currently selling the Alcatel Idol 4 with a bundled set of VR goggles for just $99.99 from now until January 5.
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December 12, 2016
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Do you want to get into this virtual reality craze but don’t want to spend a ton of money? Are you also looking for a cheap new smartphone? If you answered yes to both of those questions is, then Cricket Wireless has a new promotional deal that might be to your liking. It is currently selling the Alcatel Idol 4 with a set of VR goggles for just $99.99.

Alcatel launches the IDOL 4 in India with a VR headset
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The new deal is a $50 discount from the normal price of the phone and headset bundle. The 5.2-inch Idol 4 launched earlier this year and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 inside with a clock speed of 1.5GHz. It also has 3GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board storage and a microSD slot to add even more storage, up to 512GB. It has a 13MP rear camera, an 8MP front-facing camera and a 2,610mAh battery.

The phone comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed, but of course the biggest feature is its bundled VR headset. This will allow the owner to view 360-degree photos and videos with the goggles, along with some VR games and apps. Alcatel even has a VR app store and launcher. The bad news? The headstrap for the goggles is sold separately, so you will have to get that yourself.

Keep in mind that even though the Alcatel Idol 4 can be bought without a contract from Cricket Wireless, you are stuck with using it on its network for six months after you buy it before you can unlock it and use it on other networks. This discount offer will end on January 5.