EE to offer Google Nexus 6P and 5X on the UK's biggest and fastest network
EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced it will offer Google's new flagship smartphones, the Google Nexus 6P and 5X, with Wi-Fi Calling* and world-leading 4G+ speeds on its superfast 4GEE network.
GOOGLE NEXUS 6P:
Crafted from aeronautical-grade aluminium with diamond chamfers around the edges, the Nexus 6P sets a new standard for handset design. Powered by a 3,450 mAh battery, the handset has capacity to last all day. Combining a powerful octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with a 5.7 inch WQHD AMOLED display, the Nexus 6P is perfectly suited to playing the most graphically demanding games, watching HD movies, and listening to audio in crisp quality.
The Nexus 6P will be available for consumer and business customers to pre-order on EE’s superfast 4G network via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores on 9th October. From launch, the 6P will be offered on a range of 4GEE price plans, and will be £29.99 on a £36.99 per month, 24 month plan, which comes with 1,000 minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of mobile data or alternatively get market leading 4G+ speeds, as well as 2GB of mobile data per month on a £39.99 per month plan.
GOOGLE NEXUS 5X:
The Nexus 5X is a feature-packed smartphone with a bright 5.2 inch display, and robust hexa-core Snapdragon™ 808 processor, offering a premium mobile experience in a compact and lightweight handset.
The Nexus 5X will be available for consumer and business customers to pre-order on EE’s superfast 4G network via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores from 9th October. The 5X will be available for £19.99 on a £31.99 per month, 24 month plan, which includes 500 minutes and texts, and 500MB of mobile data, or alternatively get market leading 4G+ speeds, as well as 1GB of mobile data per month on a £34.99 per month plan.
Both the Nexus 6P and 5X handsets will be shipped with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and boast impressive 12.3 megapixel rear cameras capable of 4k video recording. They have also been ergonomically designed to incorporate fast-reading, secure fingerprint scanners placed on the back the devices. A single touch of the fingerprint scanner will turn the phone on and unlock apps for easier access. Finally, customers purchasing the Nexus 6P or 5X on EE will also receive a free three-month trial of Google Play Music, Google’s music streaming subscription service with more than 30 million songs and specially curated playlists to suit a user’s mood.
Pippa Dunn, Chief Marketing Officer, EE, said: "The Nexus family of devices has established a very dedicated fan base, and we’re sure that the new Nexus 5X and 6P iterations will not disappoint with their great design and features. When partnered with the UK’s biggest and fastest network offering superfast market leading 4G+ speeds of up to 90Mbps, customers really will be able to make the very most of their Nexus experience.”
EE’s superfast 4G service is currently available in over 600 major towns and cities across the UK, as well as approximately 6,000 smaller towns and villages, and was recently announced as the fastest and most reliable UK network by RootMetrics**.
With EE, customers can also receive money back for their old handset by recycling it at an EE store or online at www.ee.co.uk/recycle. Alternatively, until 31st October, EE customers can hand their old device and take out a great value SIM Only plan starting from just £8 a month.
Pre-orders for the Google Nexus 6P and 5X on EE opens on 9th October ahead of launch. Customers can register their interest in the new smartphones at www.ee.co.uk/comingsoon
Notes to editors:
* Wi-Fi Calling will not be available from launch however will be available as a software update for customers with the device on EE to be announced at a later date
** RootScore Report H1 2015
For more information, please contact the EE press team on:
0845 373 7070
EE is the largest and most advanced digital communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers, businesses, government and the wholesale market. EE has approximately 14,000 employees and 548 retail stores, and serves more than 30 million customers across its mobile, fixed and wholesale businesses.
EE runs the UK's biggest, fastest and most reliable mobile network, pioneering the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012 and is the first European operator to surpass the 10million 4G customer landmark. EE's 4G coverage today reaches more than 90% of the UK population. EE’s 2G coverage reaches 99% of the population while 3G reaches 98%. EE's superfast fibre broadband service covers 74% of the UK population, and ADSL broadband service covers 98.7% of the population.
In the last few years, EE has received extensive independent recognition including being ranked the UK's number one network, and top for speed and reliability by RootMetrics®; Best Network at the 2014 and 2015 Mobile News Awards; Fastest Network at the 2013 and 2014 uSwitch Awards; Best Network at the 2014 Mobile Choice Consumer Awards and the What Mobile Awards 2013 and 2014; Number One for Network Innovation at the 2013 Recombu Awards; Best Mobile Network at the 2014 Recombu Awards; Best Network for Business at the 2013 and 2014 Mobile Industry Awards; and Best Consumer Network at the 2014 Mobile Industry Awards
Follow us on…
Facebook at: www.facebook.com/ee
Twitter at: www.twitter.com/ee
YouTube at: www.youtube.com/ee
LinkedIn at: www.linkedin.com/company/ee-uk