Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available
Samsung's big IFA 2013 announcements – the Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch – are already on sale and some early-bird customers in the Netherlands already have them in (or on) their hands.
In the Netherlands, an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (the N9005 with Snapdragon 800, LTE and 2160p UHD video capture) will set you back €600 unlocked for either the Black and White version.
If you want it on contract, you can have it on Tele2 for €150 upfront and €38 a month or T-Mobile for €163 and €43 a month. Vodafone has it at €29 and €54 a month for 2 years. You can also have it on Telfort for free at €52 a month or Hollands Niuewe for €316 and €50 a month. These are all for 2-year contracts.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear is €350.
In the UK, Expansys lists the white Note 3 as available at £620, the black one isn't there yet. EE has set the price of the white one at £30 up front and £51 a month. Clove will be getting its Galaxy Note 3 units tomorrow at £594 SIM-free (both black and white).
Clove also has the Galaxy Gear on pre-order (expecting stock "at the end of September", which is about now) and is yet to confirm which colors will be available. The price is £282.
The Galaxy Gear is priced at €300 at Amazon.de.
Negri Electronics ships internationally and has the Note 3 unlocked as well as the carrier-specific versions. The site also lists the N9000 – that's the Exynos 5 Octa version – which starts at $770. The Galaxy Gear is $389.