Well looky here. After all of the commotion over who is getting the Galaxy S II first in the US (Sprint, really), a regional carrier shows up with a pretty incredible deal. GCI, who does the HSPA+ version of 4G in the Anchorage Alaska area is already fulfilling orders on the phone for $99 with plan as we wait for Sprint’s version to hit shelves later this week. Engadget tipsters already have them in hand in fact.
How did they do this? Well, it looks like they just snapped up some of the international S II version without any mods. Regional carriers, you win.
- Another image of the Sprint Galaxy S II variant leaked (Epic 4G Touch) (9to5google.com)
- T-mobile’s Galaxy S II to be branded ‘Samsung Hercules’ (9to5google.com)
- Samsung officially reveals the Galaxy S II LTE before its announcement at IFA (9to5google.com)