A few days ago Samsung finally announced its much rumored Galaxy Note 3 phablet. Major U.S. carriers are going to offer it, Verizon Wireless is one of them. The carrier has already confirmed that it will be offering the device, it has even started taking pre-orders for it. Verizon has now revealed that it will begin shipping the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to customers by October 10th. The phablet costs $299.99 with a two year service contract.

Those who don’t want to be tied to a contract and would want the option of upgrading their device can opt to purchase Galaxy Note 3 from Verizon on its Verizon Edge program. Under this program the customer will have to make 24 equal monthly payments of $29.16. The carrier allows Edge subscribers to upgrade their device after six months provided that half of the retail price of the device has been paid off. Customers will have to trade in their existing device, ensure that half of its retail value has been paid and pick out a new device. Off contract, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for $699.99. The Galaxy Note 3 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quadcore processor, 3GB of RAM, Android 4.3, a 13 megapixel camera on the back and much more.

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