Consumer Cellular Expands No-Contract Phone Line-up with Two New Smartphones

LG 930 and Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate are first in series of new smartphones, feature phones planned for release this year

PORTLAND, Ore.--()--Consumer Cellular (www.consumercellular.com), the number one rated cellphone service for the third consecutive year and exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has added the LG 930 and Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate to its product portfolio. These smartphones are the first in a significant portfolio expansion planned for this year. Consumer Cellular’s first state-of-the-art smartphone offering, the LG 930 provides an innovative, high-definition viewing experience, optimal performance and all the latest mobile features. The Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate offers Consumer Cellular subscribers many luxuries of a high-end smartphone, including a vibrant display and powerful performance, at a competitive price.

According to a recent Pew Research Center Cell Phone Activities report, over the past few years, twice as many cell phone owners are using their devices to access the internet (56 percent), record video (44 percent) and download apps (43 percent), and 84 percent of cell phone owners use their device to take photos.

“People use cell phones to do much more than make calls, which means performance and value-added features are more important to our customers than ever,” said Consumer Cellular CEO John Marick. “With these two smartphones – and the others we plan to launch throughout the year – we are offering the high-quality device options that our subscribers want, without the long-term commitment that often accompanies these devices and plans through other carriers.”

Priced at just $150, the Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate brings smartphone technology to budget-conscious consumers. The Android 4.0.4-powered Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate supports a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and offers a wide range of popular features, including a bright 4-inch display, a 5.0 MP camera with digital zoom and voice recognition technology. For a full list of Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate features, please visit: http://www.consumercellular.com/Info/PhoneDetails/483/Samsung-Galaxy-Exhilarate.

The thin and light LG 930 supports the Android 4.0.4 platform and includes a full range of leading features such as a fast, dual-core 1500 MHz processor, a large, vibrant 4.5-inch True HD IPS display, an 8.0 MP HD rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 1.3 MP front-facing camera for video chat. The LG 930 retails for $300. For a full list of LG 930 features, please visit: http://www.consumercellular.com/Info/PhoneDetails/482/LG-930.

In addition to the many voice plans, Consumer Cellular offers five different “Connect!” data plans for smartphone users that range from light use (10MB/month) to heavy use (1GB/month). Customers can pair the device with a plan and make changes at any time, without penalty. Additional detail is available for each plan at www.consumercellular.com/Info/Services.

For more information or to purchase an LG 930 or Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate, please visit www.consumercellular.com or call 1-888-345-5509.

About Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular is the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members and a top-rated carrier that provides no-contract cellphones and service plans to those 50+. Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service, Consumer Cellular is privately held with more than 800 employees. The Portland, Ore.-based company utilizes the nation’s largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people – or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular’s wireless phones and plans are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as Sears and RadioShack dealer franchise locations, as well as direct to consumers at www.consumercellular.com or 800-686-4460. The company has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list for four years in a row. For cellphone tutorials, features, applications and company news, connect with Consumer Cellular on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.

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Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate now available through Consumer Cellular (Photo: Business Wire)

Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate now available through Consumer Cellular (Photo: Business Wire)

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Consumer Cellular has added the LG 930 and Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate to its phone portfolio.

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LANE PR
Jeff Segvich, 503-546-7870
jeff@lanepr.com