Giveaway: iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S III and iPhone 4S

Hold on to your rabbit's foot, go find some of them four-leaf clovers, and make sure you have a horseshoe nearby! It is time for another super-awesome #NewPhoneDay giveaway hosted by PhoneArena in partnership with RadioShack. Here's what we're giving away:


By the way, did you know that RadioShack has these three hot smartphones on sale? Yup, and they are currently being offered at temptingly low prices. Through April 4, customers can save $150 on a Samsung Galaxy S III with a new 2-year agreement with Sprint, while the Apple iPhone 5 and Apple iPhone 4S are both $50 off with a new 2-year Sprint contract. Customers can also take advantage of additional savings through RadioShack's Trade & Save program, which allows customers to apply the value of an old electronic device toward their new purchase. Plus, every phone purchased at RadioShack comes with free Mobile Product Support for the lifetime of the device.

  • For a chance to win a prize from the latest RadioShack giveaway, all you need to do is to post a comment below with your answer to the following question: "What is the first thing you'll do with your new smartphone, in case you win one?".

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Five lucky participants will be drawn at random on April 1. That doesn't mean, however, that waiting until the last moment before entering the giveaway is a good idea. Post your comment now! Just don't even bother commenting twice hoping you'd have a better chance at winning. Only your first comment counts, further comments will be ignored during the drawing process.

This post will be updated with the chosen participants' usernames right after they are drawn. They will be contacted via the email they have registered with and must respond within 3 days in order to claim their prize! New participants will be picked for all prizes that are not claimed within the 3-day period.

*Update April 1st, 2013* - we have randomly drawn the the following users:  Fallout09,    mrraider602,    xuerantiger,    nyjumpman23,    mrblah   - congratulations to the winners :) 

To all who join our giveaway, good luck!

Giveaway terms:

  • By entering this promotion, participants agree to be bound by these terms and that the decision of Phone Arena is final and binding in all matters relating to this promotion.
  • The draw is open only to USA residents aged 18 or over, other than employees of phonearena.com, its agencies or their families.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control. No cash alternative to the prize will be offered.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to re-draw the prize if the prize-winner does not reply within three days after being contacted.
  • Phone Arena accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant resulting from entering this prize draw or by the entrant's acceptance of the prize.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose this Free Prize Draw without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances, which make this unavoidable.

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649 Comments

1. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Ebay them of course. I'll need the $ to pay for a brand new S4 or HTC One. Plus I'm on AT&T.

317. lolioslol

Posts: 182; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

If I won the S3, I would sell it as I already have one and my wife has a Note 2. If I won an apple novelty phone...sh*t i dunno, whip it at an old person? See how far I can drive it on the golf range? Drag it behind my car for yucks? Not really much use for one...

468. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Then you simply don't deserve to win.

625. opensourceftw

Posts: 148; Member since: Jan 01, 2013

I hope he does and if he does PLEASE put a vid up of dragging that POS iphone behing a car!

2. wendygarett unregistered

Sprint? I think I'm pass :)

5. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

love your ava, she is such a looker, justine ezarik isn't it?

15. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

3. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

too bad it's only for US Residents..

44. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

It sounds really like an April Fool's joke if they draw it on April 1

92. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

maybe..if it sounds too good to be true then it probably is..

402. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

You spoiled it man!

215. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

You wouldn't feel that way if you knew how badly Sprint S^cKz!

4. djripster

Posts: 141; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

Would gift the iPhone to my wife... Maybe sell the GS III :) Lets see if honesty wins me a new smartphone

6. tkvdog

Posts: 46; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

don't have smartphone but i wish to buy it soon....i agree with her in some points such as I don’t have to worry too much about it being stolen and sometimes it's kind of boring to keep in touch with technology every single minute and we forgot why cell phone was invented to make communications easier, on the other hand smartphone has great functions and it's kind of treating yourself.

7. greatestdad12

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

The first thing I'll do with mines is use it to surf the web and play games

8. 3SM.. unregistered

Keep it of course; as a back-up!

9. chistoefurpuffer

Posts: 140; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

Well, if I were to win the Galaxy s3, I would use it's amazing features to rub it in other peoples faces. If I were to win an iPhone, I'd use the chance to try to get use to the new operating system, since I've always used Android.

10. coochang77

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

i'd jump for joy! because i am still using a feature phone right now =(

11. Jordan2348

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 17, 2010

gift it to my buddy who is still using a Palm Pre on Sprint, :(

12. Exile SS

Posts: 40; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

Sell it to pay for the cracked screen replacement on my Note II, or give my girlfriend the S III so she can get rid of her 4S

13. Stayfly2407

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

I'm gonna download some paid apps.

14. ItsTheJuan unregistered

Probably back up my info from my Motorola Photon 4G and transfer all my info. Maybe review the device in a YouTube video.

16. sd456

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I would play games and surf the web on it. ;)

17. suavemezie

Posts: 95; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Activate my new iPhone 5 and call radioshack right away to say THAAAAAAAANKS

18. N.Reynolds

Posts: 257; Member since: Feb 15, 2011

First thing I'd do is the same thing I'd do with ANY phone I get for personal use. Put an invisibleshield on it because I love keeping my screen mint like a piece of Andes chocolate.

19. Ronref95

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 23, 2011

Probably sell them since I'm on Verizon and use that money for a future phone.

20. f1r3z0r

Posts: 92; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I will them to my collection or maybe donate

21. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Sell it on Craigslist, make quick money before buying the Galaxy S4 for my birthday next month, and be one happy camper!

22. iibinxx

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

pass it on to my brother whose stuck with a htc evo with a cracked screen

23. yougotkilled1

Posts: 167; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

First thing I would do is to go to RadioShack and activate whichever phone I use! Then buy a screen protector from them!

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