Sprint confirmed a new Samsung Galaxy S3 color is on the way to the carrier, even though the unlimited data carrier has yet to talk about a Sprint Galaxy S4 release date or pre-order.
The purple Samsung Galaxy S3 is no surprise, as it showed up in leaks for the past several weeks, but Sprint confirmed that the purple Samsung Galaxy S3 is a Sprint exclusive.
Aside from the color change, there is nothing new about the Samsung Galaxy S3 sprint will soon unleash upon stores and the online sales portal.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to land on Sprint’s network in the near future, which makes a push for a purple Galaxy S3 one that could fool shoppers into buying last year’s technology, and locking into a two-year contract with it.
Sprint already offers the Samsung Galaxy S3 for $99, which would be a great deal if a new model wasn’t already announced and coming to competing carriers at the start of May.
The trade-in value for the Samsung Galaxy S3 dropped almost 25% in the last three months, and the aftermarket prices for a Samsung Galaxy S3 without a contract dropped as well.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 features a 4.8-inch display and sensors that can tell when a user is looking at the screen which allows it to keep the display awake. Samsung is planning to bring some of the Samsung Galaxy S4 features to the Galaxy S3, though it did not confirm which features will make the cut. One potential feature might be Smart scroll, which combines motion and eye-tracking ot scroll without touching the screen.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is set to arrive on Sprint in the near future and many users should avoid cheap Galaxy S3 deals and wait for the Samsung Galaxy S4. We provide five reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy S4 instead of the Galaxy S3, which is recommended reading for anyone eyeing the purple Galaxy S3