PSA: US Cellular’s Samsung Acclaim on Sale Today

Today marks the day that US Cellular begins offering Android devices.  If you live in one of the markets where US Cellular service is offered, you should head to your local store and check out the new Samsung Acclaim.  Sold exclusively through the regional carrier, the Acclaim is powered by Android 2.1 and features a 3.2-inch screen, a sliding QWERTY keyboard, and a 3.0-megapixel camera. 

In terms of software, the Acclaim offers the full Google experience with Search, Maps, YouTube and more pre-loaded on the handset.  US Cellular has also handpicked a handful of titles to add to the experience including Twidroid, Evernote, and The Weather Channel.  Keeping with the carrier’s habit of practicing good customer service, they include their Tone Room Deluxe app service which provides access to over 120,000 ringtones and ringbacks.

Rounding out the experience is a new navigation service created by TeleNav called Your Navigator Deluxe.  Bundled into the $30 smartphone data plan, there are no additional fees or subscriptions required!  Check out a video of the new feature below!

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8 Comments

  1. dharr18
    July 09, 17:57 Reply

    Some locations had the phone available Thursday, July 8th. I had the opportunity to play with one. If you are a US Cell customer, hold out for the Galaxy S when it arrives.

  2. yohan
    July 10, 09:12 Reply

    I had the opportunity to play with one

  3. Byron
    July 11, 21:20 Reply

    got it Friday! its awesome in every way you think and more! only con would be the dreadful battery life! but i constantly use it

  4. cathy wells
    February 12, 02:16 Reply

    yes im interested in the Samson acclain phone .you say you want a $169.00 dollars but i have a contract already with us cellular.so what is this phone going to cost me $$$.
    thanks

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