Good news for smartphone consumers, the big-one Galaxy Mega 6.3 and the customizable Moto X are coming to the United States on August 23. Starting from Friday, AT&T will start offering Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Moto X for $149.99 and $199.99 with a two-year contract, respectively.
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Mega in April for European and Asian market only, and it was almost unclear whether the phablet device will ever come to the US or not. Now the smokes are clear, you can go to an AT&T store and buy a Galaxy Mega, which will be available in Nova Black or Polaris White color options.
Galaxy Mega comes with a 6.3 mega 720p LCD panel, a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor with 1.5 GB of RAM and an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 3200mAh battery. The phablet runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and has 16GB of storage — expandable up to 64GB via an external micro SD card.
At the same time, Moto X the new sensation in Android smartphone will also hit AT&T shelves. On this Friday, AT&T customers will gain access to Motorola’s Moto Maker website and able to personalize their Moto X smartphones when placing an order.
Consumers can also get the lease for both devices through AT&T’s Next program, where Galaxy Mega costs $24 per month, and Moto X (16GB model) will cost $27 per month.
Here are the complete pricing details:
|AT&T’s 2-year contract||AT&T’s Next program|
|Galaxy Mega 6.3||$149||$24|
|Moto X 16GB||$199||$27|
|Moto X 32GB||$249||$32|
The 6.3-inch phablet will also be available via Sprint and US Cellular soon. Sprint said that they would offer the smartphone [Galaxy Mega] “later this year,” while US Cellular has not yet made any comment on the launch.
Similarly, Moto X will also be coming to other carriers including Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile; however, none of them has revealed their plans to bring the device on the US market.
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