AT&T Reveals Samsung Galaxy S5 Launch Details
AT&T today announced when the Galaxy S5 will go on sale and how much it will cost. Preorders for the device begin Friday, March 21. The GS5 will cost $199.99 with a new contract or $25 per month with an AT&T Next plan. The full retail price for the phone will be $649.99. AT&T says the phone will begin shipping in early April. AT&T also announced the availability of the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit wearable devices. The Gear 2 will cost $299, the Gear 2 Neo will cost $199, and the Gear Fit will cost $199. Preorders start March 21 and they will ship in early April. AT&T is offering a $50 discount off the price of a Gear 2 or Gear 2 Neo when purchased together with the Galaxy S5.
Samsung's Gear VR Headset Given a Redesign
Samsung today introduced a brand new version of its Gear VR headset alongside the Galaxy Note7 handset. The new Gear VR improves the field of view from 96 degrees to 101 degrees and supports USB Type-C.
FCC Approves What Is Likely the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
The FCC recently approved a Samsung handset that has all the basic markings of an "Active" variant of the Galaxy S8. The SM-G892A supports AT&T's LTE bands, in addition to Bluetooth and WiFi.
Coral Blue Galaxy S8 and S8+ Go On Sale In US July 21
Samsung today said the Coral Blue variant of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets will become available to U.S. buyers starting July 21.
Samsung Makes the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 Available Unlocked
Samsung today added the Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 to its list of unlocked smartphones. The two inexpensive handsets will be available to purchase directly from Samsung's web site as well as select retailers starting July 28.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Boasts Tougher, Less-Refined Design
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of the S8 that will initially be sold by AT&T. The phone does away with the attractive, curved design of the S8 in favor of a more rugged metal frame with bumpers that are able to withstand drops up to 5 feet.
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You also cant buy a used phone and get it unlocked by the carrier, even if its completed its contract, is free and clear, not lost or stolen and was purchased legally. "The previous account holder will need to unlock it"... sweet let me try to contact them and see if they want to jump thru a bunch of PITA hoops to try to get it unlocked for the now owner, riiight. Especially since many people with old phones are no longer with that carrier (and usually hate them) and cannot verify the account for starters, only to find out if they can verify that the phone still wont be unlocked because "i...
Sprint unlocked it for me, but only for international SIM cards. It will not accept a TMobile or AT&T SIM, although the iPhone5 Sprint version is perfectly capable of working on...
nowhere does it say you have to have service to get a phone unlocked that phone just has to have the phone for 60 days, if not there would be a lot more ca...
If I buy it at full retail...
And so then after paying way more than $650 you can jump through AT&T's hoops...