Galaxy S 4 preorders begin at AT&T on April 16th for $250

Dan Graziano

AT&T Galaxy S 4 Pre-Orders
AT&T Galaxy S 4 Pre-Orders

Earlier this week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere revealed that his company would be the first carrier to offer Samsung’s (005930) Galaxy S 4 smartphone in the United States. T-Mobile will launch the smartphone on May 1st for $99 down and $20 a month for 24 months. Not to be outdone, AT&T (T) on Thursday announced that customers will be able to pre-order the Galaxy S4 beginning on April 16th. The company is offering Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone for $249.99 with a new two-year service agreement. AT&T did not announce a release date for the device, however.

[More from BGR: BlackBerry lives to fight another day]

This article was originally published on