Smartphones hit Juneau market in time for the holidays

Apple customers can now get their hands on at least a demo model of the iPhone 5 in Juneau’s major cellular stores. Coming next is a crop of new Android and Windows 8 phones are scheduled to hit shelves sometime between now and post Thanksgiving’s heavy shopping days.

AT&T plans to have the Sony Xperia TL and LG Optimus G available on Nov. 2 in its Juneau store, Andy Colley AT&T spokesperson said. He said the store hopes to offer the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 a week later. Later customers can find Windows Phone 8 devices - Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumina 820 and HTC Windows Phone 8x. AT&T plants to carry HTC‘s 1.7Ghz quad-core One™ X+ and lower-end HTC One VX sometime in November.

GCI stocks the HSPA+ 4G Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC’s One X, also HSPA+4G

“Which are our top sellers,: David Morris spokesperson for GCI said.

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