U.S. Cellular rebate sheet reveals upcoming handsets

By on July 17, 2009 at 9:07 AM.

U.S. Cellular rebate sheet reveals upcoming handsets

U.S. Cellular subscribers have plenty to be excited about this morning as we’re pointed to a brand new rebate sheet about to take affect. In short, your current hit or miss selection of handsets is about to get a whole lot more hit and a whole lot less miss. Highlights:

  • HTC Touch Pro2
  • Blackberry Tour
  • HTC Snap
  • Motorola W845
  • Motorola Crush
  • LG UX310 (replaces the UX300)
  • LG UX700

We already scooped the UX700 back in June but the highlights here have to be the always-sexy HTC Touch Pro2 and the ever-popular BlackBerry Tour 9630. As for when all these new phones might drop, we all know that a rebate sheet is hardly a solid time line — especially considering the validity period of this particular rebate sheet is 07/17/2009 – 11/12/2009. Unfortunately the only safe bet is to say all these handsets will be on store shelves at some point before the holidays. Hit the jump to check out the sheet in its entirety.

Thanks, TW!

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U.S. Cellular to launch five handsets in June

By on June 2, 2009 at 2:07 PM.

U.S. Cellular to launch five handsets in June

According to an alleged internal memo courtesy of one of our ninjas, it looks like U.S. Cellular is jumping on the “month of the mobile” bandwagon by releasing not one but five handsets this month. Ranging from a simple flip phone to a Windows Mobile smartphone, there really is something for everyone:

  • Motorola Hint QA30 – June 4th. Re-release of the somewhat problematic handset.
  • LG UX840 Tritan – June 8th. Slider with 3-inch QVGA touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard, full HTML browser, music player, G sensor, Bluetooth and 3 megapixel camera. Will require US Cellular’s premium data/Internet package for $19.95 per month.
  • Samsung Axle R311 – June 10th. Your basic clam shell feature phone.
  • Samsung Code – June 18th. Windows Mobile 6.1 candybar with front QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth and 2 megapixel camera. Will require Windows Mobile Package.
  • BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8320 – Expected release late June, possibly around June 20th.
  • LG UX700 – Late July/Early August. Slim candy bar with a 3-inch touchscreen, virtual QWERTY keyboard, full HTML browser, music player, Bluetooth, and a 2 megapixel camera. Will require U.S. Cellular’s premium data/internet package for $19.95 per month.

A pretty decent lineup and impressive launch schedule for this small US carrier. Golf claps. Hit the jump for a closer look at the above memo.

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