Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ships from AT&T on October 1st, Verizon on October 10th

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ships from AT&T on October 1st, Verizon on October 10th
With T-Mobile announcing an October 2nd launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, both AT&T and Verizon have announced their launch dates as well. First of all, we should note that both Verizon and AT&T have started accepting pre-orders for the phone starting today. The latter is asking for $299.99 along with a signed two-year contract or $35 per month with AT&T Next. Verizon is also seeking $299.99 with a signed two-year contract for the phablet. Using Verizon Edge, the price is $29.16 a month.

AT&T will be shipping the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on October 1st while Verizon plans on having the phablet in transit to customers on October 10th. That leaves us waiting on launch dates and pricing from Sprint and U.S.Cellular in the states.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is equipped with a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED screen offering a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution and a 386ppi pixel density. In the states, the unit will have a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 behind the wheel with a whopping 3GB of RAM and a brand new S Pen is included


source: AT&T, Verizon via Phonescoop

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Galaxy Note 3
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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17 Comments

1. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

hey guys, i have a question specially Americans. why every new phone is available first on AT&T although Verizon is the largest american carrier. all these phones were first available on AT&T iphone 3,4,4s,5. nokia lumia 920,1020, moto x, htc one and many other smartphones. still i don't know why. so if you can tell me i will appreciate.

2. papss unregistered

Its all about Money

3. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Verizon has a very stringent testing process, and in some cases the phones need to be made compatible with carrier-specific CDMA. AT&T can accept global GSM handsets with little to no modification. They're pretty much on the ball with the G2 and Note 3 launches. One week is nothing compared to the extreme case of the HTC One, which launched 4 months later. Verizon was going to skip the device entirely because they were already selling the Butterfly (DNA), but changed their minds.

15. TechnoTechyes

Posts: 71; Member since: Jan 24, 2011

I am sure they have been testing this phone for a long time already. I suspect that they don't want to be first. Look at the iPhone, they always have issues when they are first released. The company(s) that choose to be first will have many more issues to contend with. I'll bet Verizon saves $Millions by letting the other companies be the guinea pigs. At the very least, they can scale up or down their help desks, depending on how the introduction went with AT&T.

4. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

As for the iPhone, Lumia, and Moto X.... 1. The iPhone was not a sure thing when it launched in 2007. Apple was looking for one strong partner to push their brand new device. Rumor has it that they approached the biggest two providers, Verizon and Cingular(AT&T), and AT&T was more willing to accept Apple's request with regards to control of software updates and marketing. The original deal was rumored to be 5 years (!!) exclusivity, but Apple was able to wriggle out of it and sell the iPhone 4 on Verizon in Feb. 2011. 2. Nokia has had a very weak relationship with Verizon in recent years, so it didn't surprise me that they went to AT&T. AT&T was willing to pay up for a 6 month exclusivity deal on the 920. By the time that expired and Verizon was able to offer the Lumia 928 (a slightly improved 920), the 1020 was near launch. So Nokia - stupidly, in my opinion - offered it to AT&T again as a 6 month exclusive. The problem is that by the time Verizon gets the 1020, the new Lumia flagship will be available. 3. I can't explain why Motorola offers Moto Maker and the 32 GB Moto X only on AT&T. Maybe AT&T paid up for the 3 month exclusive deal. I think it's a terrible decision and Motorola is squandering a chance to sell the super-customizable phone we all hoped for on all carriers.

5. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

because Verizon is CDMA, not GSM.....!!!

6. Hughey2k2

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

AT&T is actually the number 1 carrier and Verizon is number 2. AT&T also uses GSM which is more worldwide than Verizon's CDMA phones so phone makers have more options using GSM.

7. HASHTAG unregistered

I'm not going to start the who is the top carrier argument, but AT&T is clearly numero dos.

9. Danishs

Posts: 147; Member since: May 23, 2013

In terms of coverage and 4g vzw is best.

17. bradseph

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

Verizon likes to throw all their garbage into the phone before it hits the shelves too

8. Danishs

Posts: 147; Member since: May 23, 2013

Im happy VZW is only close behind. Selling my HTC one for this phone

10. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

this is 64GB for 700$? or 32GB? also does anybody know if this will work with T-mobile LTE/4G? i might go back to T-mobile later on plus my discount for att is not till next year

11. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Its for the 32GB att pricing http://oi42.tinypic.com/210buqd.jpg

12. goojman

Posts: 56; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

I so can't wait for October!! I want that sexy beast in my grubby hands!!!

13. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

so it ships out on oct 1? or you get it that day?

14. HASHTAG unregistered

It will ship ofthat day.

16. GeekMovement unregistered

This is not bad i think the note 2 16gb version was $249 or also $299 to begin with on sprint except this has 32 gb of storage and 3gb of ram. hopefully it will be the same on sprint.

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