Retail price for Verizon Galaxy S III outed [UPDATED]

Verizon officially confirmed today that they will carrying the Samsung Galaxy S III, one of the most anticipated Android smartphones of 2012. It will be up for pre-order from June 6. The 16GB version will cost $199 and 32GB for $249, however Verizon

  • Dean

    this article is misleading. until verizon ends its unlimited data plans, anyone on a grandfathered plan can upgrade to a 4G phone like the S3 and not be data capped or required to buy at the full price.

    you can call verizon to verify this or see their FAQ page below.
    http://support.verizonwireless.com/clc/faqs/Calling%20Plans/data_package.html
    Does the change to usage based data pricing impact current Verizon Wireless customers?Existing customers with unlimited data packages do not need to make any changes at this time. If you are an existing customer, and you are upgrading your device from a basic phone to a Smartphone or adding a new line of service, you can select from currently offered pricing.

    • bob

      I called Verizon they said there was no guarantee they could grandfather my unlimited data plan – apparently it will depend on when i activate the phone (not preorder date) – most likely verizon will introduce the new policies by then 🙁

      I also talked to a Best Buy guy today who said the S3 would be there on the 6/28

  • Money

    Here is my idea. If you are not on a unlimited plan, buy the phone at a subsidized price. Sell it to someone who has an unlimited plan for less than it would cost them, but more than it cost you.