You can now preorder an AT&T Galaxy S4 at att.com. The 16GB version will cost you $199.99 with a two-year contract. The 32GB version will cost $249.99. It will ship on April 30. If you don't want to sign a two-year contract, you can get the phone at a price of $639.99.
You will be able to get T-Mobile's Galaxy S4 next week on April 24 through tmobile.com; it will be available at T-Mobile stores on May 1. The phone is available with T-Mobile's new "uncarrier" pricing. That means the phone costs just $149.99 up front, but you have to pay T-Mobile $20 a month for the next 24 months to pay off the rest of the phone.
Sprint's Galaxy S4 launch day is April 27, though you will be able to pre-order the device on April 18. The 16GB version of the phone will start at $249.99 with a two-year contract. New Sprint customers can get the phone for $149.99 with a two year contract.
Verizon hasn't released launch or pricing information for the phone. We will update this article when the carrier announces more information. Update: When: May, with exact date to come. You can sign up for updates here.
While you can get your Galaxy S4 straight from the carrier of your choice, you'll also be able to purchase it from Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile, Costco, Radio Shack, Sam’s Club, Staples, Target and Wal-Mart.
Walmart Stores, the world's largest retailer, will sell the AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile versions of the phone. The AT&T version will cost $168 with a two-year contract at Walmart. Walmart will also drop the price of the Verizon and AT&T Galaxy S3 to $39.88 with a two-year contract.
Staples will have the phone. You can pre-order now through Staples.com and it will have some carrier versions of it at 500 of its select mobile phone stores on April 26. The AT&T version will be available for $199.99 with a two-year contract at Staples on April 26. The T-Mobile version will be out on May 1 at the store.
The 5-inch device will run Android 4.2.2, better known as Jelly Bean, and have Samsung's latest TouchWiz "enhancements." Thanks to features such as Air Gesture and Air View, you'll be able to take actions without ever touching your smartphone's screen. (Just wave your hand or hover your finger over the display and watch what happens.) And if your hands are too busy, then you can just plain scroll through items by looking up or down.
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