Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 comes exclusively to Best Buy in the U.S. on November 14th

Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 comes exclusively to Best Buy in the U.S. on November 14th
Next Thursday, Best Buy is going to launch an exclusive variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4. The flagship Android model will be available in Blue Arctic from Best Buy's website. It will also be offered at the "Samsung Experience" shops that can be found in 1400 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile locations. The device will be offered for customers of Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. The Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 will be priced at $199.99 with a signed two-year contract and should be shipped on November 14th.

MyBest Buy Elite and Elite Plus members will be able to pre-order the device starting Friday, while pre-orders will begin on November 10th for everyone else. Sales of the Samsung Galaxy S4 are said to have slowed down to the point that there was speculation that the Korean OEM was going to rush out the Samsung Galaxy S5 to give a jump start to sales. That rumor has since been shot down by none other than Samsung Mobile head honcho J.K. Shin. Last month, Shin told Korean media that 40 million units of the Galaxy S4 have been sold.

Before the Samsung Galaxy S4 even launched, the talk about the phone had reached a fever pitch with estimates for sales reaching as high as 100 million units. But that lofty forecast was made in February, well before the phone launched. By the time June rolled around, Samsung was trying to lower expectations of Galaxy S4 sales before they got to a level that could never be matched no matter how strong sales of the device turned out to be.

source: BestBuy via AndroidAuthority

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Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

What's the point of all these color variants if they come out over half a year later after the phone itself? I kind of want these choices to choose from before I buy the color I'm going to be bound to.

5. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

I feel ya. The disappointed you feel when you buy something a certain color, then a better color comes out. Its like (-_-) really?

6. JSONI12

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 18, 2013

Only reason i would even consider buying this phone if it was triband/s800

8. makio9

Posts: 48; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

There is s business reason for themselves behind every move that they make. I'm assuming it's to keep sales going.


Posts: 225; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

I am having this colour for S4. This is the best colour for S4 .. Awsomeee.

3. remtothemax

Posts: 260; Member since: May 02, 2012

i feel like the galaxy s4 slow down is really just samsung iphoneizing, i guess you could say. not that it is like the iphone, but now that the series has a serious following everybody upgrades when the new one comes out and then holds off until the next somewhat predictable refresh in the spring.

4. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

samsung messed it up its old this phone already who wants a new color now?

7. laheelahee

Posts: 213; Member since: Apr 09, 2012 when is the PINK Note3 coming out?

10. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

When is the GOLD S4 and Note 3 coming out? LOL

9. Android4Ever

Posts: 89; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

My white S4 is amazing! By far the best phone I ever had. S4 sales will rise again during holiday seasons. Still the best all around phone on the market in my opinion. Sure the G2 and N5 have SD800 but they don't have removable batteries and that is a automatic disqualification in MY book. Samsung is BEAST...

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