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2018
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Samsung Galaxy Note9 and Exclusive Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G come to EE

Samsung Galaxy Note9 and Exclusive Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G come to EE

  • Samsung Note9 available immediately to pre-order from EE with WiFi Calling and 4G Calling
  • EE will also range the new Samsung Galaxy Watch Bluetooth and will be the first UK network to support the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G in the UK later this year
  • EE is also offering the new 10.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 for pre-order from today

9. August 2018, London: EE has announced it will offer Samsung’s new, super powerful Galaxy Note9 as well as the Samsung Galaxy Watch and the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G on its award-winning network with the UK’s fastest speeds and 4G in more places than any other. The move forms part of EE’s strategy to provide customers with the best connections and experiences, so they can make the most out of the world’s best smartphones.

Galaxy Note9 on the UK’s fastest 4G network

The Galaxy Note9 is available to pre-order from EE immediately in Ocean Blue and Midnight Black on a range of price plans via the EE online shop, over the phone and through EE’s retail stores.

When customers trade-in their old Samsung handset – the Galaxy Note9 is available with no upfront cost on a £68 per month 24 months 4GEE Max plan, where customers will get an outstanding 60GB of data for the price of 20GB, as well as a free 24-month access to the BT Sport App. 4GEE Max plans come with unlimited UK minutes and texts, and the ability to use allowance in over 50 destinations worldwide across Europe, USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.

Thanks to EE’s latest enhancement to its BT Sport offering, customers will now also have the option to stream BT Sport via TV casting in glorious HD alongside inclusive data all for just an additional £10 per month. Customers can also take advantage of EE Annual Upgrade, giving customers the freedom to upgrade their handset after 12 months with no early upgrade fees or hidden charges.

Customers who purchase the smartphone from EE on a 4GEE Max plan will benefit from 4G Calling and WiFi Calling, as well as access to the UK’s fastest 4G download speeds.

Samsung Galaxy Watch on EE

EE will also be ranging the new Samsung Galaxy Watch. The sleek device, available in a stylish range of colours – Rose Gold and Midnight Black (42mm), and Silver (46mm), boasts up to seven-days of battery life[1].

The Galaxy Watch is perfect for paying for morning coffee using Samsung Pay[2] with a tap of the wrist, or ordering a taxi using the built-in GPS. Customers can also use the new Samsung Galaxy Watch to connect to their Spotify playlists[3] with their wireless headphones and the device can sync seamlessly with Samsung Health. The Samsung Galaxy Watch is compatible with both select Android and iOS operating systems.

The Bluetooth Samsung Galaxy Watch will be available for pre-order from EE on 9th August and for purchase from 7th September, and will be priced from £329, as well as available interest free on EE Add to Plan over 11 monthly payments.

4G Samsung Galaxy Watch – Launching exclusively on EE in the UK

EE will be the first UK network to support the 4G Samsung Galaxy Watch when it launches later this year. With the 4G Samsung Galaxy Watch, customers can take calls, receive messages and get notifications using the same number and data plan as their phone, while leaving their phone at home if they go out for a run or pop to the shops[4].

Pricing and availability for the 4G Samsung Galaxy Watch will be announced later this year.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices at EE, said: “EE customers with a Galaxy Note9 can enjoy superfast network speeds on UK’s best network with 4G in more places than any other network. And, only on EE can customers use their Samsung Galaxy Watch on 4G, enabling them to stay connected when out and about using the same number so they can still make calls and receive messages – all while leaving their phone at home.”

EE is also offering the new 10.5 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 for pre-order from today. Customers who preorder on EE are also eligible to redeem a free keyboard worth £149 RRP, perfectly suited for the tablet when used at home or on the go.

For more information, including the full range of price plans for the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 on EE, and to register interest in the Galaxy Watch, customers should visit: ee.co.uk

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Note to editors:

*If customers don’t trade-in their old Samsung handset, this price plan would be £150 up-front cost and £73 per month. Eligible trade-in devices Galaxy S7 Edge/ S7/ S6 Edge Plus/ GS6 Edge/ GS6/ Note 4.

For more information, please contact:

ee@nelsonbostock.com

0845 373 7070

About EE

EE is the largest and most advanced mobile operator in the UK, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to its customers. EE is part of BT’s Consumer business unit which provides products and services to all of BT’s consumer customers in the UK.

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, offering superfast 4G in more places than any other operator after pioneering the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012. Today, EE has more than 600 shops across the UK, and EE's 4G coverage extends to 90% of the UK’s landmass.

EE has received extensive independent recognition, including being ranked the UK's best overall network by RootMetrics®; Best Network for five years in a row at the Mobile Choice Awards; Best Network at the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Mobile News Awards; Best Consumer Network at the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Mobile Industry Awards; as well as Fastest Network and Best Network Coverage at the 2017 uSwitch Mobile Awards.

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[1] Battery - Up to 7 days battery life available on Galaxy Watch 46mm model, up to 4 days available on 42mm model, based on light usage.

[2] Available with participating networks, banks and merchants on selected devices, on NFC terminals. A limit of £30 may apply, based on merchant policies. Corporate cards currently not in scope.

[3] Spotify - Pre-installation of Spotify app and Spotify Premium subscription required.

[4] Bluetooth connection to a smartphone or 4G model required. 4G version is subject to e-SIM connectivity. e-SIM sold separately.