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Galaxy S III drops to $99.99 with Verizon Wireless

Posted In News - By AndroidPress on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 With No Comments »

Price cuts are not a new concept. We often see price cuts arrive for existing models shortly before a new model is released. In this case we happen to be referring to the Galaxy S III, of which we are now waiting for the GALAXY S 4 to be released. Before we get ahead of ourselves though, the carriers seem to be lowering the price of the Galaxy S III.

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AT&T recently lowered the price to $99.99 and as of today, the same has been done by Verizon Wireless. For those keeping track, the price of the Galaxy S III was previously $199.99, which means you are having to shell out $100 less than you would have previously. Not a bad deal, but one that will keep you from upgrading for another two-years.

The Verizon website notes the Galaxy S III price as being $149.99 on a two-year agreement which drops to $99.99 by way of a $50 online discount. End result — you would be paying $99.99 for the handset. At the moment Verizon has the Galaxy S III listed as being available in black, white and blue.

Verizon Wireless has yet to offer any pricing details for the GALAXY S 4, however we can look towards AT&T for a rough comparison. AT&T has the GALAXY S 4 selling (on pre-order) for $249 on a new two-year agreement. US Cellular has also announced the upcoming availability of the GALAXY S 4, however they have yet to reveal any pricing. Bottom line here, now seems like a good time to decide whether to get a nicely discounted Galaxy S III with Verizon, or go for the new model and pay the higher upfront cost

[via Verizon Wireless]

Device Specifications and Information
Device Info
    Device Name : Galaxy S III (LTE)
    Manufactuer : Samsung
    Carrier : AT&T Verizon
    Announced Date : June 04, 2012
    Release Date : June 21, 2013
    Also Known As : SGH-I535 (Verizon), SGH-I747 (AT&T)
Display
  • Screen Size : 4.8 Inch
  • Resolution : 1280×720
  • Screen Type : Super AMOLED HD
Dimension & Weight
  • Height : 5.37 Inch
  • Width : 2.77 Inch
  • Depth : 0.33 Inch
  • Weight : 133 Grams
Battery & Power
    Battery Type:
  • Lithium Ion
  • Battery Capacity : 2100 mAh
  • Talk Time : NA
  • Stand By Time : NA
Software
    Android OS:
  • 4.0.x
    Audio Playback:
  • AAC
  • AAC+
  • AMR
  • MID
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
    Video Playback:
  • h.263
  • h.264 / AVC
  • 3GP
  • MPEG-4 (MP4)
  • WMV
    Messaging:
  • SMS
  • MMS
  • IM
Hardware
    CPU : MSM8960 Snapdragon
    CPU Clock Speed : 1500 Mhz
    Core : 2
    Ram : 2000 MB
    Internal Storage : 16 GB
    Front Facing Camera :
    Camera Resolution : 8 MP
    External Storage:
  • MicroSD
  • MicroSDHC
    Camera Features:
  • Auto focus
  • Flash
  • 1080p Video Recording
  • 720p Video Recording
    Sensors:
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Proximity
    QWERTY :
Cellular Network
    Network Technology:
  • GSM
  • CDMA
    GSM Band:
  • 850
  • 900
  • 1800
  • 1900
    CDMA Band:
  • 800
  • 1900
Device Connectivity
    Wi-Fi:
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
    Bluetooth:
  • A2DP
  • Bluetooth 4.0
    Location Features:
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Cellular location
  • Wi-Fi location
    FM Radio :
    NFC :

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