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Sprint Lands Exclusive Amethyst Purple Galaxy S3

Galaxy S3 Purple

This morning, Sprint and Samsung announced an exclusive new color for the Galaxy S3 called, amethyst purple. Oooh, pretty. It’s the same S3, 4.8″ display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, NFC, and that 2,100mAh battery.

According to the press release it is available starting today for $99 on a new to year agreement, so if you like purple and you like last year’s tech, head to Sprint right now.

  • lrohenaz

    it could be bio-luminescent – I still hate exclusives.

  • http://www.facebook.com/H31Vry5 Heon Jun Park

    If it was yellow I would have got why Sprint got this exclusive… but purple?

  • Dain Laguna

    i never want to hear complaints from dl comment sections on how they ‘just bought a phone and now its getting replaced.’

    seriously? the gs3 is obsolete? it cant run google apps anymore or play any games? ONLY the gs4 can?

    perspective people.

  • http://twitter.com/kenkeyessr kenkeyessr

    Hey great idea!!
    I always wanted a phone that made it look like i was talking to a grape.
    Maybe this is the winer’s special.

  • http://meatcastle.com/ Youre My Boy Bloo

    JESUS CHRIST MARIE! THEY’RE MINERALS!

  • Jim McClain

    Who cares about this deal on a year old phone when the GS4 is ready to be realesed

  • http://www.facebook.com/objection89 Miguel Angel Portela

    I wish we would be the wine and brown Galaxy Note IIs

  • PhoenixPath

    Cute. Too bad it’s too close to the S4′s release to mean squat…

  • Trueblue711

    What’s the point of carrier-exclusive COLORS? Is someone really going to choose Sprint over any other network over a phone color?

    • http://4LadyDi.blogpsot.com/ Lady Di

      As much as I eat, breathe, sleep purple I would NEVER leave T-Mo for Sprint for this phone. I’ll search to see if I can buy if elsewhere. Just for purple ownership purposes of course.

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  • NYDrumboy

    Really awesome that they’re putting effort into an obsolete phone.

  • paul_cus

    Looks like an Easter egg.

  • Thomas
    • http://www.facebook.com/jason.bringhurst Jason Edward Bringhurst

      Lmao, I was thinking the EXACT same thing (Barney).

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  • http://twitter.com/jdrch jdrch

    You’d be surprised at how many people pick a cellphone for the color.

  • Daistaar

    I’m sure T-Mobile and MetroPCS are seething…

  • Austin Warren

    Tim242 will like this

    • Tim242

      Nope, I hate purple, and I hate Sprint. I’m glad you were thinking about me though : )

  • mustbepbs

    Excuse me while I throw up.

  • JoshGroff

    Shouldn’t T-Mobile get the purple one? Yes, I know we had this discussion when AT&T got the red one, but still…

  • Damian

    Maybe Ron will pick this one up!

    • Chris Hollenbeck

      Anchorman reference gets you an upvote. Well done sir.

  • http://twitter.com/misterE33 Mr E

    nothing wrong with more colors, but this seems a little late to the party with the s4 around the corner. thumbs-down to being a carrier-exclusive though

    • michael arazan

      Amethyst is February’s stone, should of came out then

  • Warwick

    Like purple, Dislike Srpint.

    • http://4LadyDi.blogpsot.com/ Lady Di

      ^ + a gazillion