Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Updated: Galaxy S III: Coming to the Big 4, US Cellular

Sprint Galaxy S III Announced

Waiting for the beast that is the Galaxy S III to release on your carrier of choice? Well the wait may be close to being over. Samsung has announced that they device will be landing on the Big 4, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T as well as US Cellular. This is the most aggressive smartphone launch yet, but the Galaxy S III, GS3, is the most aggressive smartphone yet so it fits the launch.

So what exactly is the GS3? It is a 1.5GHz dual core beast with 2GB of RAM and a 4.8inch 720p Super AMOLED screen that comes packing 4G LTE on most carriers. If you don't mind losing LTE and you are ont AT&T or T-Mobile, you can pay retail for the international version of the device that trades the Snapdragon S4 dual-core for a Exynos Quad-core chip. The phone comes in 16GB and 32GB capacities which should have on contract prices of around $200 and $250, respectively.

You will have two colors to chose from eventually as the Pebble Blue model is being delayed, but the white version should be available when pre-orders start.

The Pre-Order dates are as follows:

  • Verizon - June 6
  • US Cellular - June 12
  • AT&T - June 6 (Available in Red Later)
  • Sprint -June 5

 You can now order the AT&T version from Amazon. Links are beneath.

Samsung Galaxy S® III 16GB               Samsung Galaxy S® III 16GB

The Verizon device may not ship till July according to some rumors. We will have to wait and see how it goes. After all this isn't the first time that Verizon has had a device delayed(Thunderbolt, Bionic )

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