Patrick Holland has been a phone reviewer for CNET since 2016. He is a former theater director who occasionally makes short films. Patrick has an eye for photography and a passion for everything mobile. He is a colorful raconteur who will guide you through the ever-changing, fast-paced world of phones, especially the iPhone and iOS. He used to co-host CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast and interviewed guests like Jeff Goldblum, Alfre Woodard, Stephen Merchant, Sam Jay, Edgar Wright and Roy Wood Jr.
Patrick's play The Cowboy is included in the Best American Short Plays 2011-12 anthology. He co-wrote and starred in the short film Baden Krunk that won the Best Wisconsin Short Film award at the Milwaukee Short Film Festival.
As spotted by Droid Life, you can use the Shop Samsung app to reserve the phone now and have it delivered by Aug. 24. This reservation is technically not a preorder, but that also means you don't have to buy it if you change your mind.
Watch this: New Pixel 3 XL and Note 9 leaks
The Shop Samsung app also shows a trade-in program that offers up to $450 off the future Galaxy phone, but sadly it doesn't list price, storage options or colors.