Of course you know that Best Buy would want to get a piece of the SGS3 action, right? They just recently announced pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S III from three of the major carriers, AT&T, Verizon & Sprint. For now, the deal is only available in their big-box locations and in-person stores. Here's a quote from Best Buy with the details,

Best Buy Launches Pre-Sale of Samsung Galaxy S III

Best Buy today launched a pre-sale of the Samsung Galaxy S III, across three networks – Sprint, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. The pre-sale is available in all Best Buy big box locations and the 334 Best Buy Mobile standalone stores across the country.

The Samsung Galaxy S III features Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED™ touchscreen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5 GHz dual core CPU and 2GB of internal RAM.

Best Buy offers consumers the choice of any carrier, any phone, any plan with lots of unbiased advice at all of the Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores. In addition, it features an array of services aimed at improving customers' experience, including Walk Out Working, Upgrade Checker, Happy 24 and a full array of accessories for customers to protect and personalize their new mobile devices.
That's a clever way to get people to come into the brick & mortar stores isn't it?

Source: Best Buy