News by Andrew Kameka on Friday September 06, 2013.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will make its U.S. debut early next month. AT&T, T-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular have announced that they will sell the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch in October, though the payment options for the phones will differ.
AT&T will use the traditional format of selling the Galaxy Note 3 for $299.99 when purchased with a two-year agreement. The carrier has already opened the pre-order period and will ship devices to buyers on October 1. The off-contract price is $725. The Galaxy Gear will cost $299 and will be sold separately.
T-Mobile will sell the Galaxy Note 3 the following day on October 2. The phone will cost $199.99 as a down payment and an additional 24 monthly payments of $21. Customers who sign-up for alerts are entered into a random drawing to receive a free Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The Galaxy Gear will be sold separately for $299.99.
U.S. Cellular says it will also sell the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in Jet Black color options beginning in October; however, the carrier did not reveal a specific date and price. More details on price will be released closer to launch date.
Andrew is MobileBurn.com's managing editor. He is based in Miami, Florida.