U.S. Cellular, the only wireless carrier that pays
you back for data you don’t use, will begin offering the Google
Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL online today, May 7 and in stores
tomorrow, May 8. For a limited time, new and current upgrade-eligible
customers on an unlimited plan can get the Pixel 3 for 50% off or apply
that amount towards the purchase of a Pixel 3 XL.1 U.S.
Cellular will offer the 64 GB2 Pixel smartphones in
Just Black, Clearly White and Not Pink, and the 128 GB2
options in black. The just announced 64 GB Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL
will be available in Just Black and Clearly White in select U.S.
Cellular stores in the Des Moines, Iowa, Knoxville, Tenn., Madison,
Wis., Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Neb., Portland, Maine and Tulsa,
With the addition of these Pixel devices, U.S. Cellular now offers a
full Google ecosystem, consisting of a smart home lineup that includes
Google Home products, Nest accessories and Google Wi-Fi options, and for
a limited time, the company is offering great deals across its
assortment of Google smart home options.
“With Google Assistant built in and an exceptional camera with unlimited
storage, the Pixel 3 is the ultimate multi-tasking tool, and our
reliable, high-speed network is the perfect companion to this powerhouse
device,” said Mark Vitale, senior director of product management and
device strategy at U.S. Cellular. “We want our long-time customers to
have the option to upgrade to this iconic smartphone right away, so we
are giving them the same 50 percent off deal that we are offering new
customers. Combined with our smart home offerings, U.S. Cellular is your
go-to place to get set up with the full Google experience.”
The Google Pixel 3 comes with the latest Android Pie operating system
and the following innovative features:
Pixel Camera with Unlimited Storage: The Pixel 3 camera has a
variety of features to help you get the best shot: Group Selfies
ensures everyone can get in the photo; Top Shot suggests the your best
photo so you have smiles, not blinks; Motion Auto Focus helps you get
sharp photos even when your subject is moving; the new Playground
feature brings your photos to life by adding your favorite
superheroes, stickers or captions to your photo; and with Google Lens
you can identify landmarks, plants or flowers in real time, right from
your camera. Plus, you can save all your favorite moments with free,
unlimited photo storage in Google Photos3.
Google Assistant: Pixel 3 makes it easy to access your Google
Assistant4 so you can get things done faster while
on the go. Just give your phone a squeeze and your Google Assistant is
ready to help. Google Assistant can also help you screen your calls so
you can block spam calls and only answer the phone when you want.
All-Day Battery5: The Adaptive Battery on the Pixel
3 charges quickly and wirelessly and also learns to prioritize battery
power for the apps and services that are most important to you.
Customers who purchase any of the Google Pixel devices at U.S. Cellular
can take advantage of the company’s exclusive Unlimited
with Payback plans that pay customers back for data they don’t use.
Customers will get paid back $10 per month when they use less than 3GB
of data per line, so a family of four can save up to $40 per month.
U.S. Cellular will offer the Google Pixel 3 for $26.63 per month (64 GB)
and $29.96 per month (128 GB), the Google Pixel 3 XL for $29.96 per
month (64 GB) and $33.30 per month (128 GB), the Google Pixel 3a for
$13.30 per month (64 GB) and the Google Pixel 3a XL for $15.96 per month
(64 GB), all on 30 month equipment installment plans.
1 Offer requires new qualifying smartphone purchase
on a 30-month retail installment contract with $0 Down and 0% APR and
Device Protection+. New customers: Unlimited Plan required. Current
Customers: Unlimited Plan and upgrade eligibility required. Discount
comes via a monthly bill credit. Credit approval required. Taxes and
charges such as USF and RCRF apply. Unlimited Plan(s) automatically
shift to 2G when each line reaches 22 GB. Additional terms apply. See
uscellular.com for details.
2Storage specifications refer to capacity before
formatting. Actual formatted capacity will be less.
3 Free unlimited online original-quality storage
for all photos and videos uploaded to Google Photos from Pixel 3 through
1/31/2022. Photos and videos uploaded before 1/31/2022 will remain free
at original-quality. Requires Google Account. Data rates may apply.
4 Requires internet connection
5Approximate battery life based on a mix of talk,
data, standby and use of other features, with always on display off and
mobile hotspot off. An active display or data usage will decrease
battery life. Charging rates are based on use of the included charger.
Actual results may vary.
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 is building a stronger network with the latest 5G
technology and offers a wide range of communication services that
enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local
businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. To learn
more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com.
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