Galaxy S III coming to Verizon June 6 or thereabouts

The newest Galaxy phone will be available for order from Verizon on June 6.

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.

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