Folks wanting to nab the hot new phone from Samsung, the Galaxy S III, will be able to "preorder" one from Verizon at 7 AM ET on June 6. The phone will actually be available to get in your hot little hands "in the coming weeks", according to Verizon.
The Galaxy S III is the latest Android phone to join the popular product line from Samsung. Verizon will have two colors available, white and blue, and both 16GB and 32GB memory for $199.99 and $249.99 respectively. Customers will have to purchase a 2 GB data plan (4G/LTE) for $30 monthly to activate the Galaxy S III on Verizon.
The new Galaxy phone will come with Ice Cream Sandwich, and new Samsung features:
- Pop Up Play. Watch HD videos while you surf, email or text.
- S Voice. It responds to your words. Call Charlie’s Mobile. Play my work-out playlist. Find an Italian restaurant.
- Smart Stay. As long as you're looking at the phone, it maintains a bright display.
- Motion Gestures. Swipe, and it captures the screen. Put the phone to your head, and it makes a call.