Samsung on Thursday announced the standalone 3G smartwatch experience that is the Gear S will soon be available in the United States. Set to touch down as early as Friday, November 7, the watch will be offered across a variety of carriers in both black and white. The big four providers are in line: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon as are retailers like Best Buy. Pricing and exact timing will be shared by respective carriers. Update: check below for details.

As a reminder, the Gear S features a 2-inch 480×360 display, 4GB internal storage, and a 300mAh battery. Powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor and 512MB RAM, the Samsung wearable is capable of making phone calls and receiving emails and messages without need of a smartphone. Pair some headphones to this guy and go for a run knowing you’ll still be accessible.

The full retail price is listed at or around $350.

  • AT&T will sell the Gear S for $200 with a two-year contract and $10/month service charge.
  • Sprint will offer the watch with $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $16. Like AT&T, Sprint’s Gear S plan runs $10 per month.
  • T-Mobile has the Gear S for $0 down and 24 payments of $14.58 however its rate plan is $5 per month.
  • Verizon has yet to formally announce pricing and service details.
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