U.S. CELLULAR STARTING PRESALE FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY S® 6 AND GALAXY S® 6 EDGE TOMORROW, MARCH 27
CHICAGO (March 26, 2015) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) today announced that it is starting its presale for the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge in stores and at uscellular.com/gs6 tomorrow, and they will be available in stores and online on April 10. U.S. Cellular will offer both devices in White Pearl and Black Sapphire with 32 or 64 GB of internal memory,1 and qualified customers will be able to get them for $0 down using U.S. Cellular’s installment pricing. The 32GB Galaxy S 6 will also be available for $199 with a two-year agreement, and the 32GB Galaxy S 6 edge, the world’s first dual-edge smartphone, will be available for $299 with a two-year agreement. In addition, the 64GB Galaxy S 6 will be $299, and the 64GB Galaxy S 6 edge will be $399.
“By offering a high quality network, national coverage and the most technologically advanced devices, we strive to provide the best value and wireless experience for our customers,” said Joe Settimi, vice president of marketing for U.S. Cellular. “With these two smartphones, Samsung has created a beautiful new standard in design and performance, and we can’t wait for our customers to see how their cutting-edge features can enhance their lives.”
The Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge offer the latest smartphone quality, functionality and craftsmanship with advanced technology to offer customers an unmatched mobile experience. Some of the features include:
- 5.1’’ Quad HD (2560x1440), 577ppi, Super AMOLED display
- 16 MP rear-facing camera and 5 MP front-facing camera with Quick Launch, Auto Real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR), Smart Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and IR Detect White Balance
- Embedded wireless charging supports both WPC and PMA 2
- Adaptive Fast Charging provides about four hours of usage after only 10 minutes of charging3
- Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5Ghz, Octa-core application processor
- Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
With U.S. Cellular’s $0 down installment pricing, qualified customers pay tax on the Galaxy S 6 or Galaxy S 6 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 the latest model. They can also choose to pay off the full balance of their device anytime they want.
Consumers and businesses can get a sneak peek of the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 edge beginning March 27 at participating U.S. Cellular stores. Check out events.uscellular.com for more information.
New Equipment Installment Contract, Shared Connect Plan and credit approval required. Financing terms are zero down, zero APR; 20 monthly payments. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. See uscellular.com for details.
1 Portion of memory occupied by existing content.
2 Wireless charging pad sold separately.
3 Testing under laboratory conditions. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other applications usage patterns. Adaptive fast charging requires an AFC compatible charger to work.
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About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular is the fifth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage 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 a high-quality network in big and small cities and rural communities. Currently, 94 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. 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