Sprint and T-Mobile just revealed that they will be launching the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III on June 21. This high-end smartphone is eventually coming to all of the top U.S. carriers, and is expected by many to be the best-selling Android model of the year.
Sprint’s version is going to offer 4G LTE service on the network this company is still building. A version with 16 GB of storage will sell for $200 with a two-year contract, while a 32 GB one will be $250 with contract.
When released, the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S III will use the carrier’s HSPA +42 network. The carrier has yet to announce its pricing for the device, but it is expected that the handset will start at $200 with contract.
Samsung released a statement early this morning saying that the Galaxy S III will be available from the five major wireless carriers in the country: T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, and U.S. Cellular. Pricing and release dates for AT&T and Verizon’s versions have not yet been made public.
Samsung Galaxy S III Overview
This Samsung handset features a 4.8-inch, 1280 x 720 (720p), Super AMOLED touchscreen. It runs Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and the U.S. versions will have a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and 2GB of RAM.
Rounding out the list of features is a 2100mAh swappable battery, an 8 megapixel main camera and a 1.9MP camera on its front.
Be sure to check out our hands-on preview for our first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S III.