U.S. Cellular Launches Nexus 6
CHICAGO (December 9, 2014) – U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) and Google have announced today that the 4G LTE™ Nexus 6 smartphone is now available in stores and online. Nexus 6 is available in Midnight Blue or Cloud White starting at $199.99 with a two-year contract. 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.
Currently 90 percent of U.S. Cellular customers are covered by a 4G LTE network, and more than 93 percent of customers will have 4G LTE speeds by the end of 2014.
"Offering the Nexus 6 experience to our customers with its innovative features is another example of how we're focused on simplifying and enhancing their lives through technology," said Joe Settimi, vice president of products, pricing and innovation for U.S. Cellular. "Whether you are editing documents at work, browsing the web, watching movies with your kids, listening to music, the Nexus 6 on our best-in-class network is a powerful smartphone that keeps you organized and more productive."
The Nexus 6 features a stunning 6-inch Quad HD display and dual front-facing speakers that deliver immersive stereo sound. It curves perfectly to fit your hand, has the ability to charge quickly, and comes with Google Camera pre-installed so you get the most out of the 13MP camera. The Nexus 6 is also installed with Lollipop, the newest version of Android from Google, ensuring the latest features and enhancements are available across the high-speed 4G LTE network.
More room to view
The pixel-rich 6-inch Quad HD display works for everything from e-books and docs to movies and games. Dual front-facing speakers deliver stereo sound so you can truly immerse yourself in videos and games. The 13 megapixel camera's optical image stabilization and automatic HDR+ let you take your best possible photos with the least possible effort.
More doing, less charging
The large 3220 mAh battery provides up to 24 hours per charge. When charging newer Motorola phones, like the Nexus 6, all it takes is 15 minutes to get up to 6 additional hours of battery life.
Best of Google
With Nexus 6, you'll be the first to get the latest Android updates from Google. With over 1,000,000 apps and games — plus music, movies and more — keep your favorite digital entertainment in your pocket and always at your fingertips. With U.S. Cellular's $0 down equipment installment option (for qualified customers), customers pay tax on the Nexus 6 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.
New Equipment Installment Contract, Shared Connect Plan and credit approval required. Financing terms are zero down, zero APR; 24 monthly payments. 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.
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.
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