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U.S. Cellular Launching Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 on Aug. 21

CHICAGO (Aug. 13, 2015)– U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) today is announcing that it will begin selling the stunning new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 smartphones in stores and online on Aug. 21. The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 have brilliant 5.7" Quad HD Super AMOLED displays, and both devices will be available for $0 down with U.S. Cellular's installment pricing. The company will offer the 32GB version of the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 in black, along with a 64GB version of the Note5, also available in black.

"At U.S. Cellular, we want our customers to have the latest, most innovative devices that can enhance and simplify their lives, and Samsung has certainly created two smartphones that can give customers an immersive entertainment experience while also allowing them to get their work done faster," said Joe Settimi, vice president of marketing for U.S. Cellular. "With these new devices, we are thrilled to offer our customers the best wireless experience to go along with our superior network that keeps them connected across the country."

With its innovative dual-edge screen, the Galaxy S6 edge+ is an ultra-slim device with a large screen that gives you a bigger entertainment experience for your movies, games, photos and documents. Its sleek bezel and metal frame design lets you do everything with one hand, and the edge screen gives you a shortcut to your favorite contacts and apps from any screen. The Galaxy S6 edge+ also features live video broadcasting that lets you take live video and stream it via YouTube™, letting viewers see exactly what you're seeing in real time.

The reimagined and more powerful Note5 has a thin metal and glass design and features an upgraded S Pen that is only available on Note devices. With SideSync, you can easily and quickly drag and drop photos and documents between your Note5 and most PC and Mac devices, or even respond to a phone call or text message from your computer. The Note5 also makes it simple to multitask by allowing you to open two apps side by side and easily switch between them, so surfing the web while watching a video has never been easier.

Other advanced features of both devices include:
  • Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa core 64-bit processor with 4GB of RAM
  • 16MP rear-facing and 5MP front-facing cameras with image stabilization and low-light sensor.
  • Wireless charging capabilities and embedded wireless charging technology compatible with virtually any wireless pad available in the market today1.
  • Fast Charging and Ultra Power Saving Mode.

With U.S. Cellular's $0 down installment pricing, qualified customers pay tax on the Galaxy S6 edge+ or Note5 at the point of sale, and then make 20 monthly payments that are conveniently added to their bill. Customers can upgrade their device in as little as 12 months if they trade it in for any new device with installment pricing. They can also choose to pay off the full balance of their device anytime they want. With two year agreements, the Galaxy S6 edge+ will be available for $299 and the Note5 will be available for $199.

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.

"Samsung, Galaxy S, and Galaxy Note are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd."


1Wireless charging pad sold separately

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, and 98 percent will have access by the end of 2015. 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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Katie Frey
773-355-3275
Katie.frey@uscellular.com