Samsung is making good on its goal of turning its flagship Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone into a household name.
Today, prepaid carrier MetroPCS announced that it would sell the Android 4.0 smartphone for $499. The 4.8-inch Galaxy S3 will ride MetroPCS' 4G LTE network at rates ranging from $30 to $70 per month.
The Galaxy S3 continues toaround the globe. MetroPCS' offering not only brings good tidings to Samsung's bottom line, it also offers customers on the no-contract carrier one of the top phones available today, something that prepaid carriers like Metro often lack because of the daunting up-front price.