Samsung Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy Gear go up for pre-order on US carriers
Pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy Gear are now open. The handset is available in 2 colors: black and white right now and $299 smartwatch is coming in 3 colors, black, white and gray.
By Charles Miller on September 8, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has just gone up for pre-order on AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile while Sprint has a “Coming Soon” page up for Galaxy Note 3.
At the same time, Galaxy Gear, the companion smartwatch is also available for pre-order on Verizon and T-Mobile, whereas AT&T and Sprint are expected to announce the pricing or availability information soon.
The Galaxy Note 3 is available in 2 colors, jet black and classic white, for $299.99 on a two-year contract, and will cost $724.99 commitment-free. AT&T is also offering Note 3 for $549.99 on a one-year contract and for $35.00 with AT&T Next program. The carrier is expected to start shipping orders starting from October 1 while Galaxy Gear is showcased as “Coming Soon” with no specific information regarding release date and pricing.
Verizon has also started taking pre-order for Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear; the phablet will be available in black and white color, and the smartwatch will be offered in black, orange or gray. With a two-year contract, the handset costs a hefty $299.99, and without a contract the cost goes up to $699.99. Besides, you can also go for Verizon Edge program where you just have to pay $29.16 per month.
The handset bundled with Galaxy Gear is also available for $599.99 with a two-year contract or $999.99 out-of-contract. The shipping for order will start “by October 10,” as Verizon quotes.
T-Mobile will put the new Galaxy Note 3 up for pre-order for $199 when you take out a new two year contract with T-Mobile, and for $21 per month under its Simple Choice plan. The carrier is also offering Galaxy Gear for $299, and you can also purchase the Note 3 for $703.99 without contract.
Currently, the phone is not available for pre-order and exhibited as “Coming Soon” on T-Mobile website. It’s expected to be open on October 2.
Sprint hasn’t started taking pre-order for the handset and smartwatch, but will kick off preorders soon, in the meantime they have setup a “Coming Soon” page and the release date along with pricing details are yet to be disclosed.
So if you preordering the Galaxy Note 3 then which carrier are you going to choose? Let’s know in the comments.