Sprint customers will be able to pick up the Galaxy S 4 when it’s released during Q2 of this year. The carrier sent out a quick statement following Samsung’s announcement, saying how excited it is to get the Korean company’s latest flagship handset. (Sprint also took the opportunity to remind everyone about its Truly Unlimited LTE plan in the U.S.) In a surprising bit of information, Sprint revealed it was the biggest seller of the Galaxy S III during Q4, according to NPD Group data. So maybe the S 4 will continue that trend!
Sprint Statement on the Upcoming Availability of Samsung Galaxy S 4
NEW YORK and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – March 14, 2013 – Today, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced Galaxy S® 4, successor to the award-winning Samsung Galaxy S III. Sprint (NYSE: S) will offer the U.S. variant of Galaxy S 4 in the second quarter of this year.
Fared Adib, senior vice president-Product Development at Sprint, issued the following statement:
“Sprint is excited to bring the benefit of Truly UnlimitedSM 4G LTE data to the U.S. variant of Galaxy S 4 in the second quarter of this year. Our customers will appreciate the ability to use Galaxy S 4 to surf the Web, share pictures and videos, and use this smartphone as much as they want without worrying about throttling or overage charges on their monthly bill due to data caps. NPD Group data indicated in 4Q 2012 that Sprint was the top U.S. seller of Samsung Galaxy S III, so we believe our customers will also enjoy its successor’s features and unlimited data.”
Galaxy S 4 customers can enjoy an unlimited data experience with Sprint Everything Data plans. Sprint’s Everything Data plan with Any Mobile, AnytimeSM includes unlimited Web, texting and calling to and from any mobile in North America while on the Sprint Network, starting at just $79.99 per month for smartphones – a savings of $20 per month versus Verizon’s comparable plan with unlimited talk, text and 2GB Web (excludes taxes and surcharges).
Additional details, including pricing, will be shared in the coming weeks.