Samsung Freeform 5 (U.S. Cellular)

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Full QWERTY keyboard.

Pick up the Samsung Freeform 5 and take total control of messaging with the full QWERTY keyboard. Enjoy access to e-mail, social networks and a user-friendly web browser. Use the 3-megapixel camera to capture and share picture and video messages in an instant. Listen to your favorite songs with the built-in music player. The Samsung Freeform 5 is a reliable, easy to use messaging device for all of your needs.

The Samsung Freeform 5 comes with a standard 1000 mAh battery that provides up to 6 hours of talk time and up to 14 days, 14 hours of standby time. The handset measures 3.4 x 4.4 x 0.42 inches (WxHxD) and weighs 3.32 ounces. It operates on the U.S. Cellular 3G network (CDMA/EVDO), and it has a hearing aid compatibility (HAC) rating of M4/T3.

What’s in the Box

Samsung Freeform 5 handset, standard battery, travel charger, user guide

No Contract Prepaid Plans from U.S. Cellular

You deserve the best of both worlds when it comes to prepaid wireless. With U.S. Cellular you’ll get flexibility, value and total control of your budget — plus all the benefits of our award-winning national network and customer service.

Plan Benefits

There’s no contract to sign — ever! And you’ll enjoy better control over your wireless bill. You won’t run up huge bills for data overages, there are no overages for voice or text and picture messaging (unlimited plans only), and you won’t be charged for roaming. Additionally, you’ll be able to upgrade to a new phone every year and the 15-Day Guarantee ensures that U.S. Cellular is the right fit for you.

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Samsung Freeform 5

Spec Highlights
  • 3G connectivity

  • Stylish bar design with full QWERTY keyboard
  • Add apps with U.S. Cellular easyedge
  • 3-MP rear camera (with video capture)
  • Web browser, plus social networking and email capabilities
  • Integrated music player
  • Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity
  • Up to 6 hours of talk time
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3-MP camera/camcorder.


U.S. Cellular believe its network should work where you live and work. View the voice coverage map and data coverage map.

Refilling Your Account

Instant Refill

There are two simple ways to keep the minutes coming with Instant Refill:

  • Monthly-Fill — You select which day you want your account filled. Your refill is automatically processed on that day every month for the amount you requested.
  • Anytime-Fill — Instant Refill customers can refill by phone. Just dial #ADD (233) on your wireless phone and follow the prompts to complete your refill.

Just set up your account with your credit/debit card information, then choose one of the two refill options above. The minimum refill amount is $5. Set up your credit/debit card by calling 1-888-4EZ-FILL or by stopping by any U.S. Cellular location.

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Account Management

For easy balance management, dial #BAL (225) to get your account balance or dial #ADD (233) to add money to your account if you have a credit/debit card on file.

Refilling at a U.S. Cellular Store

Visit any U.S. Cellular retail store or authorized refill location to refill your account. The in-store minimum refill is $5. Visit our the U.S. Cellular Web site to find the most convenient location.

Standard Features

  • Call Waiting
  • Caller ID
  • Nationwide Long Distance
  • International Dialing
  • International Text Messaging
  • Voice Mail

Directory Assistance

Call Directory Assistance by dialing 411 from your wireless phone to get the phone numbers of the people and businesses you need. You can also get additional information like movie times and locations, restaurant listings and more. Each call to Directory Assistance costs $1.99, plus airtime and toll charges may apply.

Trade-In Program

Get up to $250 for your old phones and tablets. You can check the value of your devices at any one of our stores or online at

Phone Recycling

U.S. Cellular supports an environmentally friendly wireless phone disposal and recycling program. As a service to our community and the environment, we’re pleased to offer phone drop-off locations at participating stores as a convenient way to dispose of your old wireless phones.

Public Safety/911

U.S. Cellular is committed to a partnership with Public Safety to provide Phase I and Phase II Enhanced 911 (“E911”) service for our subscribers and roaming customers in times of emergency. Enhanced 911 automatically provides Public Safety Answering Points (“PSAPs”) with the caller’s telephone number and information on the estimated location of the 911 caller to assist in dispatching emergency assistance. Enhanced 911 service works only where PSAPs have upgraded their equipment/systems to be able to read and use the Enhanced 911 location data.

Wireless Emergency Alerts

U.S. Cellular’s network is Wireless Emergency Alerts capable.

Prepaid Wireless Terms & Conditions

Click here to view Prepaid Wireless Terms & Conditions.

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  • Display: 2.4-inches
  • Camera: 3-MP
  • Input: QWERTY Keyboard
  • OS: Other

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