Updated: April 17, 2013 1:58PM
NEW YORK — U.S. carriers have started nailing down the release dates and prices of Samsung’s new flagship phone, the Galaxy S 4.
AT&T Inc. has started taking pre-orders, and says phones will be shipped starting April 30. It’s charging $200 for the base model, with 16 gigabytes of memory, under a two-year contract. Staples says it will start selling the AT&T model on April 26.
Sprint Nextel Corp. starts taking pre-orders Thursday, and says in-store sales start April 27. It charges $250 for the base model, or $150 if the buyer is coming over from another carrier
T-Mobile USA starts taking pre-orders next Wednesday and in-store sales start May 1. It’s charging $150 down and $20 per month for two years under its new installment plans.
Verizon Wireless hasn’t announced a date.