Samsung fans can expect the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and Galaxy Gear smartwatch to hit stores in early October. T-Mobile just announced plans to launch the phone around October 2, whereas AT&T expects theirs to ship on October 1st.
The phablet-style phone will start at $199 as a down-payment for the phone, or monthly payments of $21 for T-Mobile. At AT&T, the phone will start at $299 or $35 a month through their Next plan.
CNET offered more details on the Galaxy Note 3, saying, “T-Mobile said it will would launch the devices on October 2, while AT&T indicated that pre-orders of the Galaxy Note 3 would ship “around” October 1. The phablet will be available on AT&T for $299 with a two-year contract, or $35 a month with AT&T Next. T-Mobile is offering the device for $199 down and 24 monthly payments of $21, for a total of $703.”
They also gave details on Galaxy Gear, stating, “T-Mobile said its customers could expect to pay $300 for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, while AT&T listed no price and only offered the vague delivery window of “in coming weeks.” AT&T began taking pre-orders Thursday evening for Galaxy Note 3, while T-Mobile invited customers to sign up for alerts indicating when the wireless carrier would begin taking orders the new flagship phablet.”
Verizon started accepting pre-orders for the Note 3 on Friday at 6:00 am Pacific Standard Time. There is still no word on when Verizon will launch the actual phone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs
The Note 3 features a 5.7-inch display, a thinner body, 3GB of RAM, and 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon.
Samsung Galaxy Gear features
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch features a touchscreen display. It installs applications, controls music, tracks exercise, and makes phone calls. It pairs up with smartphones or tablet computers, which makes mobile technology even easier. Now tech fans don’t have to reach in their purses or pockets for their phone, they can just use their wristwatch when convenient.