Spint-bound Samsung Galaxy S III drops to $149 in RadioShack, more deals
posted by Victor H. / Jul 03, 2012, 8:11 AM
At RadioShack, a new Galaxy S III with a two-year contract on Sprint will cost you only $149.99, which is $50 less than the price you’d pay at the carrier. Currently, the Pebble Blue 16GB version is sold at that price. Best of all, you get free next day shipping and $10 Google Wallet credit.
Amazon Wireless and Wirefly are also offering good deals by dropping the price to $179.99. And while Amazon’d deal might not sound as good as the one at RadioShack, Wirefly adds a free 16GB microSD card to the package making it an even better value.
On Amazon, the SGS III is backordered though. Off contract, the Galaxy S III costs a hefty $589. Are you getting it on Sprint or waiting a couple more days for the phone to hit Verizon and AT&T?
source: RadioShack, Amazon Wireless, Wirefly via Android Police
- 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
Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011
This is complete crap. Retailers shouldn't even have the privilege to sell phones that are just launching. Hurting the paychecks of those employees that work at the actual wireless stores that rely entirely on phone sales and are completely dedicated to it. Death to Radio Shack, Walmart, BestBuy and all others!
posted on Jul 03, 2012, 2:30 PM 1
Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011
For the price of the phone PLUS the price of the plan, its a good thing. Look at carriers over seas who give the phone away for FREE with a cheaper plan attached. Samsung is getting paid REGARDLESS
posted on Jul 03, 2012, 3:05 PM 0
Posts: 38; Member since: May 15, 2011
Includes free screwed up account. Be sure to buy their "insurance", too.
posted on Jul 04, 2012, 12:35 PM 1
Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010
Indeed. Radioshack is the worst. Trust me, Radioshack is the most consistent with messing up the customer's account in some way. You're better off at the corporate store, best buy, walmart, not sams club (also ran by radio shack for their mobile phone sales), amazon, wirefly, basically everything else.
posted on Jul 04, 2012, 2:20 PM 0
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