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Samsung Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Note 3 preorders start this week

Published Sep 16th, 2013 12:35PM EDT
Galaxy Gear Galaxy Note 3 Preorders

If any of Samsung’s upcoming devices look interesting to you, and Verizon isn’t your carrier of choice, this is the week to take action. AT&T tweeted on Monday that Galaxy Gear smartwatch preorders will start on September 17th, two weeks ahead of the October 2nd release. T-Mobile also sent out a press release stating that the Galaxy Note 3 phablet, which also releases on October 2nd, will be available for preorder starting on September 18th. The Galaxy Gear will retail for $299.99, but it’s worth nothing that buying the Note 3 on T-Mobile will cost “$199.99 down with 24 equal monthly device payments of $21.” The full press release follows below.

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Available to Pre-Order Sept. 18

Samsung’s next big thing – the Samsung Galaxy Note® 3 – will be available to pre-order at beginning September 18. Only T-Mobile, America’s Un-carrier, can deliver this premium smartphone at an exceptional upfront cost plus give customers Samsung innovation combined with wireless’ boldest offers out there – the Simple Choice Plan and JUMP!™ program.

The Galaxy Note 3 pairs sophisticated design and exceptional functionality in a thin, lightweight smartphone with a brilliant 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED® display, which provides breathtaking visuals and crystal-clear detail. The refined S Pen™ with Air Command™ delivers innovation to help users take control of their day with various functions including Action Memo™, Pen Window™ and S Finder. When paired with Samsung’s first wearable experience, the Galaxy Gear™ companion smartwatch, the Galaxy Note 3 experience is extended to the wrist and allows customers to interact with their phone like never before.

The Galaxy Note 3 will be available to pre-order on September 18 for $199.99 down with 24 equal monthly device payments of $21[1] (plus taxes and fees) with T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan. Pre-ordered smartphones are expected to start shipping on or before October 2. The Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear companion smartwatch (sold separately) will launch nationwide at participating T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers, national retail stores and online at on October 2. For more information, please visit

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.

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