‘Power and Innovation’: UScellular Now Offering Google Pixel Fold
CHICAGO (July 18, 2023) – Beginning today, UScellular is now offering the Google Pixel Fold, the first foldable phone engineered by Google. Customers can order the Pixel Fold online at uscellular.com or visit one of UScellular’s retail stores while supplies last.
“The Google Pixel Fold is an exciting addition to the family of 5G smartphones we continue to offer to customers,” said Eric Jagher, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at UScellular. “Combined with our strong 5G network, we can’t wait for users to benefit from Google’s first-ever powerful and innovative foldable smartphone.”
What colors and sizes are available at UScellular?
- The Google Pixel Fold is available in Obsidian with 256 GB of storage.
What are the available deals?
- For a limited time, new and current upgrade eligible UScellular customers on select unlimited plans can get up to $1,000 off the Google Pixel Fold.1
- Customers who preorder the Pixel Fold will receive three months of YouTube Premium for free.2
- With the purchase of the Pixel Fold, customers can also access up to 2 TB of cloud storage with Google One Premium as an added backup for photos, videos, contacts, and more.2
What are the cool features?
- Long-lasting design – Featuring a thin and sophisticated design, the Google Pixel Fold fits easily in your pocket while also offering a secure and durable hinge that can endure more than 200,000 folds and unfolds.3
- Fully functional display - When the Pixel Fold is folded, the front display is completely functional, allowing you to check your email and calendar, browse photos, use Maps and more. When you’re ready to multitask and have fun, unfold the Pixel Fold’s big inner landscape display to take photos, and watch movies and videos.
- Improved performance – The Pixel Fold boasts the Google Tensor G2 chip, making it faster, more efficient, and offering a more secure experience while also bringing Google AI with features like Live Translate using both screens (coming Fall 2023).
- Picture perfect – With a triple rear camera system and Google Tensor G2’s advanced image processing, the Pixel Fold’s unique form lets you take brilliant rear camera selfies and low-light photos and for hands-free group shots, set the Pixel Fold on a surface to use tabletop mode.
- Less charging – The Pixel Fold features an Adaptive Battery that allows the device to be used for more than 24 hours.4 With Extreme Battery Saver activated, the phone can last up to 72 hours before needing to be charged.5
When will it be available for purchase?
- The Pixel Fold will be available for purchase on July 18 while supplies last.
What else do I need to know?
- UScellular has price protected all of its plans, guaranteeing to not raise a customer’s rate plan price through at least the end of 2024.
For more news and information about UScellular, go to newsroom.uscellular.com.
1 New line, eligible smartphone purchase via 36-month installment contract, eligible postpaid service plan, credit approval, and paperless billing required. Paid via 36 monthly bill credits. Select markets. Taxes, fees and add. terms apply.
2 The Google One and YouTube Premium trial offers are available to eligible users with the purchase and activation of Pixel Fold. Offer expires December 31, 2024 at 11:59 pm PT. Valid form of payment required l at sign-up, but you will not be charged until the trial period expires. Cancel anytime. See youtube.com/premium/restrictions and one.google.com/offer/terms-and-conditions/pixelfold for more details.
3 Among foldable phones in markets where Pixel Fold is sold. Based on durability testing conducted by Google LLC. Testing includes folding and 1 meter tumble/drop tests using competitor and pre-production Pixel Fold phones. Pixel Fold is not drop proof.
4 Estimated battery life based on testing using a median Pixel user battery usage profile across a mix of talk, data, standby, and use of other features. Average battery life during testing was approximately 33 hours. Battery testing conducted on a major carrier network. Battery testing based on mix of inner and outer screen use and conducted in California in early 2023 on pre-production hardware and software using default settings. Battery life depends upon many factors and usage of certain features will decrease battery life. Actual battery life may be lower.
5 Estimated battery life based on testing using a median Pixel user battery usage profile across a mix of talk, data, standby, and use of limited other features that are default in Extreme Battery Saver mode (which disables various features including 5G connectivity). Battery testing conducted on a major carrier network. Battery testing based on mix of inner and outer screen use and conducted in California in early 2023 on pre-production hardware and software using default settings, except that, for the “up to 72 hours” claim only, Extreme Battery Saver mode was enabled. Battery life depends upon many factors and usage of certain features will decrease battery life. Actual battery life may be lower.
UScellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to help customers stay connected to the things that matter most. The Chicago-based carrier provides a strong, reliable network supported by the latest 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. Through its After School Access Project, the company has pledged to provide hotspots and service to help up to 50,000 youth connect to reliable internet. Additionally, UScellular has price protected all of its plans, promising not to increase prices through at least the end of 2024. To learn more about UScellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com.