Verizon subscribers, your day has finally come. The Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear are now available on America’s largest carrier with pre-orders shipping and both devices available to purchase starting today. Samsung’s new phablet is available from Verizon at $299 with a two-year contract, $699 up-front with a month-to-month contract, or for $0 down followed by $29.31 payments each month through the Verizon Edge program. The Galaxy Gear, meanwhile, costs $299 up-front.
Verizon is offering the Galaxy Note 3 in black and white options. the third-generation phablet comes equipped with a 5.68-inch display, Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 32GB of storage with microSD support, 3GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 3200mAh battery. The Note 3 runs Android 4.3 with TouchWiz UI on top, and comes with an improved S Pen stylus.
The Galaxy Gear is available in tan, gray, orange, gold, green and black models. Samsung’s first smartwatch has its faults, but serves as a helpful (if somewhat overpriced and underpowered) companion to the Galaxy Note 3. The wearable device comes equipped with a tiny 1.63-inch AMOLED display, a 1.9-megapixel camera built into the wrist strap, built-in microphones and speaker for making phones calls, 4GB of storage, 512MB of RAM and a 315mAh battery.