EE exclusive direct network partner for Google’s limited edition Pixel and Pixel XL in ‘Really Blue’
- EE to offer the limited edition Pixel, Phone by Google in Really Blue with a free Daydream View VR headset and 10 free BAFTA-winning movies on select plans
- Limited edition Pixel and Pixel XL in Really Blue from EE comes with WiFi Calling, 4G Calling and the UK’s fastest network speeds when combined with EE’s CAT 9 network
- Pre-order for Pixel and Pixel XL in Really Blue will go live on 17 February across EE shops, telesales and http://ee.co.uk/, and in store on 24 February
EE, today announced it is the exclusive direct network partner for the new limited edition Pixel, Phone by Google in ‘Really Blue’. Only on EE will the stylish, limited edition Really Blue handsets benefit uniquely from WiFi Calling, 4G Calling, and the UK’s fastest mobile download speeds as a result of EE providing the only UK CAT 9 4G network – allowing users to get the very best Google experience on the move. The limited edition Really Blue handsets will be available to pre-order from 17th February.
Pixel and Pixel XL are available from EE on a variety of 4GEE plans. Customers who purchase a 32GB 5” Pixel or 5.5” Pixel XL on EE in limited edition Really Blue, Quite Black or Very Silver between the 17 February and 3 March, will be able to take advantage of a limited time offer. Pixel will be available free on a 4GEE Max plan offering unlimited UK minutes, unlimited UK texts, plus 7GB data per month for £45.99 per month, and Pixel XL will be available with the same package for £50.99 per month. Customers who choose this 4GEE Max plan will also receive a free Daydream VR Headset worth £69 and access to 10 BAFTA-winning movies* from Google Play which include Les Miserablés, Billy Elliot and Boyhood – all at no extra cost. EE is also offering new damage insurance for the Pixel and Pixel XL handsets from just £8 per month and full cover from £12 per month.
EE’s 4GEE Max plans give customers access to the UK’s fastest 4G speeds, and inclusive access to the BT Sport App for the duration of the plan. What’s more, customers can use their plan’s call, text and data allowance to ‘roam like home’ when abroad in the EU
Pixel and Pixel XL are compatible with EE’s 4G+ LTE-A CAT 9 network which means they are faster on EE than on any other UK network. EE’s customers also use WiFi Calling allowing them to call and text in more places across the UK, as well as 4G Calling, so they can continue to download at full 4G speeds whilst on the phone.
Both handsets also come with unlimited cloud storage, so customers can use the UK’s biggest and fastest network to upload their photos and videos in full resolution and never run out of space. Smart Storage removes old photos that are already backed up when space is needed, which means users never have to delete one special moment to have another.
Pixel and Pixel XL are available in limited edition Really Blue while stocks last.
Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices, EE, said, “Pixel, Phone by Google, was an instant success with customers when it launched last year, and the new Really Blue limited edition is sure to turn heads. We have the very best Google has to offer, on the UK’s biggest and fastest network, creating a compelling package for smartphone fans around the country.”
Offering 4G coverage across more than 75% of the UK’s landmass (more than any other network), EE has the most network capacity as well as the fastest upload and download speeds. EE has also committed to expanding 4G coverage to reach 95% of the UK landmass by 2020 – further than any mobile network has ever gone.
For more information on Pixel, Pixel XL and VR on EE as well as the Daydream VR headset and to pre-order, customers should visit www.ee.co.uk/pixel
High-res images of Pixel and Pixel XL Really Blue can be downloaded here.
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Notes to editors
* Customers will receive an access code to redeem the 10 free movies through the Google Play Store via their Pixel handset. The 10 free movies are:
1. Les Miserables
2. Inglourious Basterds
3. Schindler's List
4. Billy Elliot
5. In Bruges
6. The Theory of Everything
9. Shakespeare In Love
10. Anna Karenina
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