AT&T was the first US carrier to open pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5, but of course it won’t be the only service provider offering Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone. In fact, other carriers are not far behind. Sprint and US Cellular also have announced that the phone is up for pre-orders now. If you would rather go for contract free service, then T-Mobile has good news for you too. The Magenta network will start accepting pre-orders this Monday, March 24th.
The Galaxy S4 family of smartphones includes several devices with the Samsung Galaxy S4 serving as a model phone. The smallest member of the gang, is the Galaxy S4 Mini. Unveiled back in May, the handset will finally hit the US shore next month and will land on AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and US Cellular. Each carrier will announce pricing and availability details separately but we can assume that the phone will be way cheaper than the original Galaxy S4.
Earlier this month we reported that Boost Mobile finally might start selling iPhones, and not just any iPhones, but the latest offerings from Apple, the iPhone 5S and 5C. The news was based on a Tweek coming from @evleaks that included two adds for the phones and at that time was verified neither by Boost Mobile, nor by Apple. If you were wondering if the info was legit, we can tell you that it is. The carrier has confirmed that both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will be available for purchase starting November 8th.
More and more people are flashing those huge smartphones at you while you still carry around that tiny device of yours? We know that pain. And there is an easy way to change the situation. US Cellular has just added the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 to its portfolio. The big guy is priced at just $149.99 with a new two-year service agreement. Additionally, if you are a new US Cellular customer and switching for another carrier you can save $50 and grab the phone for a mere $99.99, on contract naturally. The handset has been available online since Tuesday, September 17 and starting Thursday it awaits for you also in mortar stores.
Sprint and US Cellular join the fun and launches Moto X phone with discount prices for new subscribers
The Moto X continues its rollout through the US carriers. The phone has been available from AT&T and Verizon for over two weeks and now it is time for Sprint and US Cellular to join in the fun. Regular price at Sprint is set at the same level as AT&T and Verizon, that is $199.99 with a two-year contract. However, if you fulfill certain conditions, you will be able to get the phone at a much lower price. All you have to do is port your number from another carrier and Sprint will cut $100 of Moto X’s price, offering you the device for $99.99.
Good news for US Cellular customers. The carrier is now accepting pre-orders for the the new Moto X smartphone that was unveiled last Thursday. Along with the new offer, the carrier offers two interesting deals that will help you to save few bucks with the “Switcher Bonus” and get even a free bluetooth headset. The 16GB version of the Moto X phone is set up at price of $199.99 if you signed 2 year contract with the carrier. However, if you would like to get the phone without any commitment you will need to shell out $699.
If you have been wondering when a Windows Phone 8 device might land on US Cellular, we have some good news for you because today is the day. The carrier has added the Samsung ATIV Odyssey Windows 8 powered smartphone to its portfolio. You can grab the phone from carrier’s website for an affordable price of $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. The rebate comes in the form of a MasterCard debit card. However, the rebate does not apply if you are an existing customer and upgrading your phone, in which case the handset will cost $99.99. Either way, you will have to sign a new 2-year contract with US Cellular.
If you want a cheap smartphone and don’t mind having US Cellular as your carrier, there is a new mid-range offering that you might like. The ZTE Imperial is actually positioned closer to the lower-end category, but its super affordable price of just $0.01 seems like a great incentive. Obviously, US Cellular wants to make sure you will be loyal for at least two years and will require you to sign a contract.
A few days ago leaked documents revealed that the LG Optimus F7 was about to arrive at US Cellular to enrich its Android lineup. And here it is, as expected, just waiting for you to place the order. The phone is priced at $99.99 and of course requires signing up a new 2-year contract. Another option is to pay the full price of $399.99 at checkout and walk away with the device without any further obligations.
US Cellular has been promising a Windows Phone 8 devices for some time and now it appears that the carrier is going to make good on the promise. From what we can see in the leaked render, the Samsung Ativ Odyssey will be available for US Cellular customers in the near future. However, it will not be the only addition to the carrier’s portfolio. Apparently, the LG Optimus F7 Android smartphone will hit the US Cellular store too.
It is no secret that phones and water are not friends. Actually, phones do not get along also with height, vibrations or even dust. But what if you did not have to worry about accidental damage to your handset ever again? With Kyocera’s latest offering, the Hydro XTRM, it is possible. The Kyocera Hydro XTRM is up for grabs online at US Cellular and will be available in stores on May 24. The Hydro XTRM costs $29.99 after a mail-in rebate and with a new 2-year contract.
You know what they say – better late than never. Luckily for US Cellular customers, the carrier is taking this saying seriously and has announced that will soon start selling Apple devices. This will put the fifth largest US carrier on the list of mobile networks offering iPhones, right after Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket and Straight Talk. The news came via press release, so it is as official as it can be.
Thanks to our on-call tipster @evleaks, we have just found out that two new Kyocera smartphones are heading towards US shore. The phones in question are the Kyocera Elite and Kyocera XTRM. Similarly to other devices manufactured by the Japanese company, they are believed to be low-end or mid-range offerings. The reason we mention this detail is that it reflects in pricing. Both handsets should be affordable devices and it sure is an important factor for folks on budget while buying smartphones these days.
AT&T is one of the first US mobile operators to begin pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S4. As promised in earlier announcement, starting today (April 16) the pre-order website is up and running. You can choose either White Frost or Back Mist color option. At the moment, you can purchase only the 16 GB version, but hopefully more models will be available soon. The phone will set you back $199.99 with a two-year service agreement or $639.99 off contract. AT&T promises to star shipping the Galaxy S4 on April 30, so it should arrive no later than May 3. By the way, shipping is free.
While big national networks focus mainly on satisfying the needs of the most demanding customers, smaller regional carriers are usually the ones who take care of the other spectrum. One of such carriers, US Cellular, has just launched a lower-end Android phone, the ZTE Director. The offer is addressed to those users who are on a tight budget but still want Android experience. The handset is on sale for just $0.01 and requires you to sign a new two-year service agreement.
Two carriers revealed today a handful set of details about pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S4. One of them is the leading GSM service provider in the US – AT&T, and the second is US Cellular. Both carriers announced that will open pre-orders on April 16th. AT&T will be selling the handset for $249 with a two-year contract. This price point places the Galaxy S4 right between the Galaxy Note II, which costs $299, and the iPhone 5 and Blackberry Z10, both priced at $199.
Smartphones are taking the market by storm, but there are still people out there who prefer to go the easy way and own a feature phone. If those people additionally want a rugged device because they often find themselves in extreme conditions and feel comfortable with US Cellular as their carrier, there is a new handset to consider – the Kyocera DuraPro. The phone costs $179.99 without contract or $149.99 with a new two-year service agreement.
Samsung’s new smartphone, the Galaxy Axiom, quietly arrived at US Cellular. There was no big party or much fuss on the side of either the manufacturer or the carrier, but then again, the Galaxy Axiom is a mid-range device with quite decent specs but nothing overly exciting – its biggest advantage being the price. US Cellular is selling the handset for $79.99 with two-year contract, or $399 if you do not want to get tied down to one carrier for 2 years. For now the phone is available online only, and will hit the stores at the end of this week.
Those of you who have been eyeing the Motorola DROID RAZR M for Verizon but for some reason did not get, now have an alternative. Today Motorola Electrify M, the DROID RAZR M’s distant cousin, appeared on US Cellular offer. The If you want to get your hands on the Electrify M, you will have to sign a 2-year contract and pay $99.99 after $100 mail-in rebate if you are in the market where US Cellular offers 4G LTE service. Customers in other areas will have to pay $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate. We are not sure why the carrier wants more for the phone in regions where LTE is not available, but that is the way things are.
The Motorola Electrify M goes on sale online at US Cellular this month. The carrier announced this week that will launch the Motorola Electrify M as of November 8th. The new smartphone will be sold at price for $99 after a $100 mail-in-rebate in an area that receives its 4G LTE signals. In other regions, the device will be $149 after the $100 rebate. Of course, two year contract will apply.
The Motorola Electrify M for US Cellular is an Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone that is equipped with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Advanced screen protected by Gorilla Glass, dual-core 1.5GHz processor, and 8-megapixel main camera with 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter. Other features include a scratch-resistant and water-repellant outer shell, NFC, a 2,000 mAh battery, and support for US Cellular‘s LTE 4G network. According to the carrier’s note the Motorola Electrify M will be upgradeable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean sometime in the future.