Samsung said Friday that its new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone and tablet, along with its GEAR smartwatch, will go on sale in the U.S. next month.
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular all will carry
the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. Some of the cellular carriers will also sell
the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
Retailers including Best Buy, Amazon.com, RadioShack and Wal-Mart also will
carry the smartphone and smartwatch.
Samsung unveiled the products on Wednesday at IFA in Berlin. The smartwatch
is designed to let users check messages with a glance at their wrists or
have a conversation through a speaker phone. The watch must be linked
wirelessly with a smartphone to perform its full range of functions.
AT&T said it will sell the phone for $299.99 with a new two-year agreement,
or for $35 a month under its AT&T Next installment plan. It will begin
shipping orders on Oct. 1.
T-Mobile said it plans to sell the smartphone for $199.99 down with 24
monthly payments of $21. It's also selling the smartwatch for $299.99. U.S.
Cellular confirmed that it will start selling the phone next month.