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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 release date and pricing

The first details regarding the Galaxy Note 3's release date and pricing are available, although Samsung is not yet ready to reveal actual launch dates and prices for the handset.
September 4, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

After months of anticipation, the Galaxy Note 3 is finally here. So when can you get your hands on one? Samsung isn’t spilling all the availability details, but here are some launch details to whet your appetite.

The phone will be available in two versions when it comes to capacity – 32GB and 64GB model – and three color options including Jet Black, Classic White, with some (unmentioned) markets getting the BLUsh Pink version.

In addition to these options, back plates in a variety of colors may be available later this year.

As expected, considering’s Samsung U.S. launch history for flagship devices, the smartphone will hit the four major U.S. carriers (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile) along with US Cellular, later this year.

September 25 is the official launch date – although it’s not clear what markets the phone will arrive in first. The company did say that the handset will be available worldwide (149 countries in total) this October.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Samsung Galaxy Gear

Interestingly, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch that was also unveiled at the event will work only with the Galaxy Note 3 at launch, with some markets expected to get the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear as a bundle.

We’ll be back with more Galaxy Note 3 details from IFA 2013 in the coming hours, as Android Authority reports live from Berlin, Germany.