U.S. CELLULAR LAUNCHINGTHE SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE EDGE ON JAN. 7
CHICAGO (Jan. 5, 2015) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge will be available in stores and online on Wednesday, Jan. 7. Samsung’s first smartphone with a curved Edge display will come in Charcoal Black, and qualified customers will be able to add it to their Shared Connect plan and get it for $0 down using U.S. Cellular’s equipment installment option. It will also be available for $399 with a two-year contract.
The Galaxy Note Edge takes the mobile experience to the next level, and customers who purchase it from U.S. Cellular get national coverage and a high-quality network that works wherever they want to go.
“At U.S. Cellular, we are focused on providing the latest, cutting-edge devices for our customers, and the Galaxy Note Edge is like nothing we have ever seen before,” said Joe Settimi, vice president of marketing for U.S. Cellular. “The features on this unique smartphone greatly enhance your wireless experience and make it easier to stay connected to the people and information that matter most to you.”
The Galaxy Note Edge has a beautiful, curved scrollable screen that wraps around the right edge of the device, providing quick access to frequently used apps, alerts and device functionality so you can do and see more. It has a brilliant 5.6” Quad HD Super AMOLED® display that lets you immerse yourself in your favorite movies or videos, while customized notifications show up on the Edge screen without interrupting your viewing. Its 2.7GHz Quad-Core processor, 16 megapixel rear-facing camera and 3.7 megapixel front facing camera make it a powerful smartphone perfect for work or play.
The Galaxy Note Edge is also equipped with all the advanced features of the new Galaxy Note 4, including a precise S Pen™ with mouse-like functionality, Samsung’s Multi Window™1 feature which allows consumers to interact with multiple apps simultaneously, and Adaptive Fast Charging2, the fastest charging available on a Samsung phone.
With U.S. Cellular’s $0 down equipment installment option (for qualified customers), customers pay tax on the Galaxy Note Edge at the point of sale, and then make 20 monthly payments that are conveniently added to their wireless bill. Customers can upgrade this device in as little as 12 months if they trade it in for an updated model, and they can also choose to pay off the full balance of their device anytime they want.
1 Multi Window does not support all applications.
2 Fast Charging requires Adaptive Fast Charging or Quick Charge 2.0 compatible charger to work.
New Equipment Installment Contract, Shared Connect Plan, $25 activation fee, and credit approval required. Financing terms are zero down, zero APR; 20 monthly payments. $40 activation fee required with new two-year agreement. 4G LTE not available in all areas. See uscellular.com/4G for detailed coverage info. 4G LTE service is provided in partnership with King Street Wireless. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. See uscellular.com for details.
Samsung, Galaxy Note, Super AMOLED are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular provides its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network. Currently, nearly 90 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds, and more than 93 percent will have access by the end of 2014. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.
Katie Frey, U.S. Cellular, firstname.lastname@example.org, 773-355-3275