I hope youâ€™re all ready to place your orders from one of the best handsets to be released ever. The Epic 4G can now be preordered via Sprint or RadioShack. This handset will launch officially for the rest of us on August 31st. it will retail for $249 with a new 2 year contract. Itâ€™ll cost you a small fee of $50 at RadioShack to reserve your copy. So far, Galaxy S handsets havenâ€™t been victims to shortages, this may very well be the first to sell out completely.
RadioShack Expands its Mobile Universe with the Launch of Samsung Galaxy S Smartphones Across Three Carriers
Compare three smartphones in one stop at The Shack
FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug.12, 2010 â€” RadioShackÂ® is adding even more options to its broad portfolio of leading-edge wireless products this summer by offering Samsungâ€™s newest devices for mobile entertainment and social networking.
The Android-powered Galaxy Sâ„¢ series â€“ Samsung Epicâ„¢ for Sprint, Vibrantâ„¢ for T-Mobile and Captivateâ„¢ for AT&T â€“ are equipped with a 4-inch super-AMOLED screen and 1-GHz processor for HD video playback providing a brilliant, on-the-go multimedia experience that rivals in-home entertainment.
With a convenient network of more than 4,000 stores nationwide, The ShackÂ® offers the optimal environment for consumers to experience Samsungâ€™s innovative Galaxy S devices and compare across carriers in one location.
â€œThe Samsung Galaxy S smartphones seamlessly combine leading edge technologies to deliver a stunning entertainment, social networking, and gaming experience,â€ said Daniel Liberman, senior vice president of mobility for RadioShack. â€œBy offering the Galaxy S smartphones from three national carriers, RadioShack provides both exceptional choice and unbiased advice in selecting the right phone, carrier, and service plan for your lifestyle.â€
RadioShack will offer a limited number of pre-orders for Samsung Epicâ„¢ 4G from Sprint starting Aug. 13. Sprint is the only national wireless carrier offering 4G service in 48 markets, placing blazing fast content downloads in the customerâ€™s hands. Samsung Epic 4G, the second 4G smartphone from Sprint this year, will have wireless hotspot capability for up to five connected devices, a slideout full QWERTY keyboard, and a front-facing video camera, among other features. Eligible RadioShack customers can reserve Samsung Epic 4G (while supplies last) by purchasing a $50 gift card that is applied to the purchase price when the device arrives in stores starting Aug. 31.
T-Mobileâ€™s recently launched Samsung Vibrant comes with exclusive, pre-loaded content, including â€œAvatarâ€ and â€œThe Sims 3â€ game. Samsung Vibrant is available at RadioShack for $149.99 (new or upgrading customers with approved credit and two-year contract). Customers will receive a $50 RadioShack gift card by mail with the purchase and activation of the Samsung Vibrant.
Samsung Captivate for AT&T is available for $199.99 (for eligible customers with approved credit and two-year contract) and in-store customers will receive an immediate $20 accessory credit with activation (for online customers, a $20 accessory credit is available by mail).