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.
Samsung ATIV Odyssey for US Cellular
The US Cellular ATIV Odyssey is Samsung offering for those customers who are looking for an alternative to Android phones. The handset comes with a 4-inch 800 x 480 WVGA Super AMOLED display, 5-megapixel rear camera and 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and offers 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. There is also a microSD slot for memory expansion up to 64 GB.
The Samsung ATIV Odyssey is compatible with US Cellular 4G LTE network. In terms of connectivity the phone also features Wi-Fi with hotspot capability, Bluetooth 3.1 and NFC. The handset’s 2,100 mAh battery is capable of providing up to 19 hours of usage time on 4G network and up to 168 hours of standby time. The phone comes pre-loaded with Samsung-exclusive apps such as Now, Shutterbugs, and Mini Diary.
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