U.S. Cellular and Alltel U Prepaid plans and phones available now
Last month, a new no contract wireless service U Prepaid has been announced by U.S. Cellular and Alltel. At the time, prepaid plans and phones pricing details were lacking but now users in the right coverage have U Prepaid plans and phones available.
Depending on users’ location, U.S. Cellular or Alltel’s, phones availability and pricing are matching. U Prepaid service users can choose from three feature phones and one smartphone.
Samsung Chrono is a flip phone available for $19.88. It comes with 2-inch (240x320px) screen, VGA camera, up to 1000 phonebook entries, mostly made for making calls and sending text messages.
LG Saber is a candybar phone available for $29.88. It features full QWERTY keyboard, 2.2-inch screen, VGA camera and Image Editor.
LG Exchange (Alltel) or LG Attune (U.S. Cellular) is a touchscreen available for $49.88. It comes with 2.8-inch touchscreen, full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 1.3-megapixel camera, MicroSD support for up to 16GB of memory and Music player.
Samsung Repp is a Gingerbread smartphone available for $129.88. It features 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen, 3-megapixel camera with recorder, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, 2GB memory card included, microSD card slot for up to 32GB, MP3 music player and access to Google Play.
These phones are available only in local Walmart stores.
As far as plans are concerned, monthly plans and pay per day plans are available. Both carriers provide similar plans with differences on overage rates and per MB rates, which are 50¢ per MB on U.S. Cellular and 15¢ per MB on Alltel.
There are two monthly feature plans: $40 with unlimited talk, messaging and Mobile web and $30 plan with 1500 minutes and unlimited messaging.
Two pay-per-day feature plans include $2 per day for unlimited talk, messaging and 50 MB of data and $1 per day for unlimited nights, weekends and messaging.
Two smartphone plans are available as well, paired only with Samsung Repp. A$50 monthly plan includes unlimited talk, messaging and 2 GB of data after which overage data rates apply. Another one is a $2 per day for unlimited talk, messaging and 50 MB of data with overage data rates applying as well.
U Prepaid offers nationwide service with no roaming charges. With U.S. Cellular, Alltel U Prepaid plans and phones available now, no-contract users, at least ones in the right coverage have more options to choose from.