Samsung Galaxy S4 Pre-order and Availability on US Carriers
This is the list of partner Samsung in the US that have been officially announced and will soon be getting the Galaxy S4 in the next few weeks. The list includes seven operators and seven retailers.
The seven carriers to offer Samsung’s latest smartphone are AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, U.S. Carrier, Cricket and C Spire. All of them will start selling the Galaxy S4 by the end of April.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Pre-Orders and Availability
AT&T’s launch date is April 30, while T-Mobile stores will have it in stock on April 24. The Samsung Galaxy S4 will hit Sprint’s network on April 27. Pre-orders are available, the Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-order at AT&T is already on, the T-Mobile and Sprint ones starts tomorrow.
The seven major retailers that will launch the Galaxy S4 flagship, also by the end of April, are Best Buy (incl. Best Buy Mobile), Costco, Radio Shack, Sam’s Club, Staples, Target and Wal-Mart.
The 16GB Galaxy S4 will cost $200 and the 32GB for $250, if you take it with a two-year contract on AT&T, $150 upfront ant $20 per month if you choose to sign a contract with T-Mobile, and $250 if you opt for Sprint’s contracts (Sprint is willing to shave $100 of that if you switch your old number to its network). The SIM-free prices start at $650.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Key Specs
- 5-inch 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with improved damage and scratch resistance and reduced scratch visibility
- 1.6 GHz octa-core processor or 1.9 GHz quad-core processor, depending on market
- 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 1080p Full HD video recording
- 2 MP front camera with Full HD video recording
- 2 GB of RAM
- 16 / 32 / 64 GB of internal storage
- 4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets (dependent on market)
- 2,600 mAh battery
- OS: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Samsung Galaxy S4 stock will hit the United States (and Europe too) will be of the I9505 Snapdragon 600-powered variety. There is still no information if and when the I9500 Octa-core units will become available in the US. If you plan to buy, you can find Samsung Galaxy S4 Pre-order on carriers that have been outlined above.