Purple Samsung Galaxy S III priced at $99.99 via Sprint on April 12th?

Purple Samsung Galaxy S III priced at $99.99 via Sprint on April 12th?
Last month we showed you a leaked photograph of the smartphone that Barney would use if he had a smartphone and fingers on his hand to work the touchscreen with. The device in question was a purple Samsung Galaxy S III from Sprint. Tonight, another tipster has sent a leaked memo that confirms the existence of the purple handset, gives us a launch date of April 12th, and even offers up the pricing.  Even better than the cool shade that the phone is enveloped in, is the cooler price that Sprint is asking you to pay for it. How does $99.99 with a signed two-year pact make you feel? Yeah, we thought so.

With the Samsung Galaxy S4 all set to roll out at the end of this month, it would make sense for the Korean manufacturer to try to clear the shelves and make room for the new Android flagship by offering the Galaxy S III priced to sell. Of course, this leaves the potential smartphone buyer in a quandary if this memo is legit. If the Samsung Galaxy S4 seems like an incremental update to you, why not save the $100 and buy the phone in purple? On the other hand, if things like a quad-core processor, FHD screen and a 13MP camera mean all that much to you, don't settle. Wait for the end of April, pay the extra $100 and buy the Galaxy S4. You won't get purple, though. Just sayin...

source: Engadget

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Galaxy S III Sprint
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(9.20h talk time)

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12 Comments

1. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Seriously you compared it to barney

8. Abbath

Posts: 99; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Actually when I saw this article title on my rss feed, a picture of barney popped up in my mind...quite weird!

2. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

You didnt have anything else puprle in the whole world but barney

3. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

you can paint it any color you want... Its still plastic

4. Gtrav

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 31, 2013

What else comes to you mind when you think purple? I think Barney as well lol.

5. jonartpop

Posts: 199; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

Lol purple makes it look cheap. It won't work on any device unless it's Lumia imo.

7. Abbath

Posts: 99; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

agreed! Love the titanium grey and white is also a good colour for the SIII!

6. Just.Saying

Posts: 132; Member since: Apr 04, 2013

Galaxy is a smart phone from my imagination... When its on its what i call a smart phone sensation....

9. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I'm don't like Purple Barney"ish" phone! I only like pure purple!

10. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Purple,,,,,, White S2 looks the bestâ„¢

11. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Perfect for the ladies. But seriously u have too put a barney picture on there? I mean anything else buy that

12. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

lmao that is so fake

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