Phones debut at Sears locations in tandem with expansion into the
retailer’s “Hometown Stores”
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Consumer Cellular (www.consumercellular.com),
the number one rated cellphone service for the third consecutive year
and exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has added the Envoy –
the first phone designed exclusively for Consumer Cellular – and the
Huawei Vision to its product portfolio. Both devices will be available
in Sears locations throughout the country. Along with the release of
these new, no-contract wireless phones, Consumer Cellular has also
expanded its partnership with the retailer to include more than 100 Sears
Hometown Stores across the nation.
“We are thrilled to expand our device portfolio and reach more people ?
specifically Sears customers ? with our affordable, no-contract phones
and wireless plans,” said Consumer Cellular CEO John Marick. “The Envoy
and Vision are great examples of the broad range of devices we offer and
our expansion into Sears Hometown Stores not only provides current
customers the added convenience of finding Consumer Cellular products
close to home, it also helps us reach an entirely new audience.”
Designed exclusively for Consumer Cellular, the Envoy offers text
messaging, email, Internet and an MP3 music player in a simple-to-use
flip phone. The phone has familiar touchpad keys for effortless typing
and its compact size and soft-touch coating allows for simple handling
and stowing. The Envoy retails for $34.99. For a full list of Envoyfeatures,
please visit: http://www.consumercellular.com/Envoy.
Priced at $99.99, the Huawei Vision provides many top features of
a premium smartphone, at a fraction of the cost. The Vision runs on the
Android 4.0 platform, an advanced but easy-to-use system, and supports
Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS and a 3.2 MP camera. For a full list of Huawei
Visionfeatures, please visit: http://www.consumercellular.com/HuaweiVision.
The Envoy and Vision are available at Sears and Sears Hometown Stores
across the nation. Sears Hometown Stores offer products and services
across a wide selection of merchandise categories and carry Sears brand
products, as well as a wide assortment of other national brands.
Primarily independently owned and averaging 8,500-square-feet, Hometown
Stores are designed to serve customers within their local communities.