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T-Mobile Reveals Samsung Galaxy S III Pricing and Launch Info



Finally, after several weeks of waiting, T-Mobile has revealed its Samsung Galaxy S III launch information including its odd release date and its pricing.

According to TMoNews, T-Mobile will launch the Samsung Galaxy S III in its top 29 markets starting June 21st. On that day, the device will be available in-stores in those cities making T-Mobile the first carrier to get the phone into physical retail locations.

The rest of the United States will likely see the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S III launch on June 27th in physical locations.

T-Mobile says a small number of devices will be made available online, though, those are sure to sell out quickly.

The 29 markets that will see the Samsung Galaxy S III launch include:

  • LosAngeles,CA
  • Chicago,IL
  • Phoenix,AZ
  • Houston,TX
  • SanDiego,CA
  • NewYork,NY
  • Seattle,WA
  • Miami/Ft.Lauderdale,FL
  • Dallas/Ft.Worth,TX
  • SanFrancisco,CA
  • SaltLakeCity,UT
  • Denver,CO
  • Minneapolis,MN
  • Tampa/St.Petersburg,FL
  • Philadelphia,PA
  • SanAntonio,TX
  • Portland,OR
  • Austin,TX
  • Atlanta,GA
  • KansasCity,MO
  • Boston,MA
  • Sacramento,CA
  • Orlando,FL
  • Detroit,MI
  • WashingtonDC*
  • Cleveland,OH
  • Jacksonville,FL
  • Charlotte,NC
  • McAllen,TX

Again, those are the markets that will see the phone launch in stores in two days.

As for pricing, T-Mobile customers will be paying a little bit more than customers on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon. T-Mobile will be charging $629.99 off-contract for the Galaxy S III, $229.99 on a Value data plan and $279.99 on a Classic data plan.

So, those looking to pick up the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S III need to prepare to shell out more money, even if the phone is HSPA+ and not 4G LTE in nature.

It appears that T-Mobile has also been affected by the shortages that Samsung has faced due to the popularity of the Galaxy S III. Sprint has already had to delay parts of its Samsung Galaxy S III launch and the Galaxy S III launch in Canada was pushed back a week.

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