With activation of a new line of service with 2-year agreement, Costco offers its members the Samsung Galaxy S III Android Smartphone for T-Mobile
in Marble White for $179.99
with free shipping
. (Non-members pay $9 more) That's the best price we've seen for this smartphone offered by T-Mobile; it's a current low by $100. Sales tax is added where applicable. This quad-band GSM 4G phone features a 4.8" 720x1280 Super AMOLED touchscreen, Snapdragon 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, 1080p video capture, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n wireless, Google Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich), and more.
Of note, Costco members will receive free activation; although an activation fee will appear on the bill, it will be reimbursed within two to three months. (Otherwise, a $36 activation fee applies.)