T-Mobile has just officially confirmed that they will launch the Samsung Vibrant on July 15. That way they will be able to beat AT&T, who scheduled the launch of the Samsung Captivate for July 18 and will become the first carrier in the US to offer a customized version of the Galaxy S.
Previous rumors suggested that the Vibrant will only hit the T-Mobile shelves on July 21, but obviously the carrier managed to get the devices a week earlier and will be using this to their advantage. That way everyone that really wants to be among the first in the US with a Galaxy S, should be in a T-Mobile store come Thursday.
A slightly refreshed design and support for the T-Mobile 3G band is all that sets the Vibrant apart from the European I9000 Galaxy S. You can learn more about it in our review.
T-Mobile will be offering the Galaxy S for a cent under 200 US dollars with a qualifying voice and data plan on a two-year agreement. There is no mention of a SIM-free version of the Vibrant, but since it wouldn’t work on any of the other US carriers’ 3G networks purchasing it without a contract wouldn’t make much sense anyway.
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YESSSS!!! I have a business trip on the 19th so now i'll be able to get it before my trip instead of after. love it.