Best Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ Deals and Promotions
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now available to purchase in many countries around the world. Carriers are falling over themselves to give you a good deal on an early purchase of Samsung's latest phones. Here are all of the latest deals from the top carriers and retailers.
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Amazon matches every other retailer with U.S. unlocked pricing at $719 and $839, with all three colors of both sizes of the phone available. When shopping at Amazon, be sure to get the proper U.S. model rather than the international models that can also be found from third-party sellers — buying an international model may be a tad cheaper in some cases, but won't come with a warranty.
You can pick up the Galaxy S9 for $33.33 per month and the Galaxy S9+ for $38.75 per month. Both of those are the prices over 24 months, meaning you'll ultimately pay $799 for the S9 and $929 for the S9+. Ouch. To help reduce those costs, you can trade-in an eligible phone on Verizon and take up to 50% off. The exact details are as follows:
- Galaxy S9 for $16.66/month: Trade in iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6S Plus, Pixel 2/2 XL, Pixel/Pixel XL, LG V30, LG G6, Moto Z2 Force, Moto Z Force, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy S7 Edge.
- Galaxy S9+ for $19.37/month: Trade in iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, Pixel 2/2 XL, LG V30, Moto Z2 Force, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+.
- Galaxy S9 for $21.66/month: Trade in iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S, HTC 10, LG V20, LG G5, Moto Z2 Play, Moto Z Droid, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 5.
- Galaxy S9+ for $25.18: Trade in iPhone 6S/6S Plus, Pixel/Pixel XL, HTC 10, LG V20, LG G6, Moto Z Force, Moto Z2 Play, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Galaxy Note 5.
- Galaxy S9 for $25.00/month: Trade in iPhone SE, HTC One M9/M9+, LG V10, LG G4, Moto Z Play, DROID Turbo 2, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge.
- Galaxy S9+ for $29.06/month: Trade in iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone SE, HTC One M9/M9+, LG V10, LG G5, Moto Z Droid, Moto Z Play, DROID Turbo 2, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 4.
AT&T has upped the price for the phones beyond what you'd pay unlocked or from T-Mobile. The carrier is advertising $26.34 per month for the GS9 and $30.50 per month for the S9+ – but that's over 30 months, so the full price comes out to $790 and $915, respectively.
For a limited time, though, AT&T is offering 50% off the S9 or $395 off the larger S9+. You must purchase the phones on AT&T Next, start a new line of service, and sign up for a DirecTV or Internet plan.
Those are a lot of hoops you need to jump through, but if you were already planning on getting the S9 or S9+ on AT&T, you might as well look into this.
T-Mobile is matching the unlocked pricing of $720 for the Galaxy S9 and $840 for the S9+. T-Mobile says that the S9 series plugs into its new 600MHz spectrum, which offers more coverage in rural areas.
The Un-Carrier is currently running a BOGO promotion where you can buy one Galaxy S9 and get another for free or $720 off the larger S9+.
Both phones must be purchased on monthly installment plans in order to be eligible, and you'll need to either active two new lines for new customers or add at least one new one if you're an existing subscriber.
On Sprint you'll pay $792 for Galaxy S9 and $912 for Galaxy S9+, but they're also available through Sprint's Galaxy Forever lease program, which allows you to upgrade to the newest Galaxy after 12 months, for $33 per month for S9 and $38 per month for the S9+.
There aren't any deals for buying the S9 series outright from Sprint, but you can save quite a bit with the Galaxy Forever program right now.
Instead of $33/month for the S9 and $38/month for the S9+, you'll spend just $16.50/month for the S9 and $21.50/month for the S9 Plus. No trade-in is required for this promotion, but you will need to add a new line of service.
Once the order is made, you should see your monthly bill credit applied within two billing cycles.
You can buy the carrier versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, plus the unlocked version (we recommend that one) at their usual prices. Best Buy runs its own trade-in program, and also typically matches whatever the carriers are offering directly in terms of incentives. Best Buy also offers 24-month no-interest financing if you have a Best Buy credit card.
If you prefer buying your phones directly from the manufacturer (consider it!), without all the bloatware and potential SIM locking, Samsung is offering both the S9 and S9+ unlocked. In the U.S., you'll pay $719 for the Galaxy S9 and $839 for the Galaxy S9+, but both are available with Samsung's financing program if you'd prefer to pay over several months.
Samsung also sells the carrier variants of both phones, matching the pricing you'd find from the carriers but not necessarily any of the other incentives above and beyond that.
One big advantage Samsung has over everyone else is that it's the exclusive place you can buy the 128GB and 256GB configurations for the S9 and S9+. You'll pay $50 more per each storage upgrade, resulting in the following pricing:
- Samsung Galaxy S9 w/ 128GB – $769.99
- Samsung Galaxy S9 w/ 256GB – $819.99
- Samsung Galaxy S9+ w/ 128GB – $889.99
- Samsung Galaxy S9+ w/ 256GB – $939.99
Samsung's got a couple killer deals right now, one of which gets you an instant $350 trade-in credit when you purchase an S9 through the Samsung Upgrade Program. Buying the S9 or S9+ through Samsung will also allow you to purchase the Power Bundle for $49 or the Upgrade Bundle for $99.
The Power Bundle comes with a fast wireless charger, 5,100 mAh battery pack, and adaptive fast charging car charger. On the other hand, the Upgrade Bundle inlcudes a fast wireless charger, Samsung Gear VR, and AKG Y50BT wireless headphones.
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that Rogers has the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The amount you pay depends on which plan type you choose, with the pricing working out as follows:
- Premium+ Tab: $249 for the Galaxy S9 / $379 for the Galaxy S9+
- Premium Tab: $449 for the Galaxy S9 / $579 for the Galaxy S9+
- Smart Tab: $599 for the Galaxy S9 / $729 for the Galaxy S9+
- Talk & Text or No Tab: $999 for the Galaxy S9 / $1129 for the Galaxy S9+
If there's a Rogers store near you, you can grab the Galaxy S9 for $0 (that's right, $0) when you purchase it on one of the carrier's Share Everything plans after completing an eligible trade-in.
For online shoppers, Rogers is giving out a coupon for 15% off select accessories when you actvate a device from its website and waiving its $30/line Connection Fee.
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In addition to Rogers, you can also get the Galaxy S9 through TELUS. The regular S9 costs between $250 and $450 upfront depending on which plan you choose, with the same holding true for the S9+ that varies at $380 and $580.
Bell is selling the S9 and S9+ for $250 on a 2-year term with an $80/month contract, or $450 for a $70/month contract. It's $1019 outright. The S9+ costs $380 and $580 in the same configurations. As with all other carriers, the phone comes in either grey or purple.
If you're interested in the smaller Galaxy S9, Bell's letting you pick it up for $0 if you trade-in an eligible device and sign up for a 2-year Premium Plus plan with data.
For this offer, you'll only be able to redeem it at one of Bell's physical retail stores.
In Canada, Samsung is selling the Galaxy S9 and S9+ unlocked, starting at $960 for the smaller phone and moving up to $1100 for the larger one. Both phones remain unlocked once you put a SIM card into them, but they download (and keep) the carrier details from the first SIM that was inserted into them, much like their carrier counterparts. In Canada, Samsung is offering only the Lilac Purple and Titanium Grey models.
O2 in the United Kingdom is selling the Galaxy S9 for £49.99 upfront and then £56 per month for 24 months. If you want the larger and more impressive Galaxy S9+, you'll pay the same £49.99 upfront cost but a more expensive £61/month charge.
If you buy a Galaxy S9 or S9+ from O2 right now, the carrier will give you the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 absolutely free. This offer is good until July 11 and the tablet should ship out 14-40 days after your purchase is made.
Vodafone is also offering the Galaxy S9 series in the UK, and for the regular S9 you'll pay £29 upfront followed by £59/month. If you want to step up to the Galaxy S9+, you'll pay a bit more ay £49 upfront and then £69 per month.
You won't get any freebies when purchasing the S9+, but if you pick up the regular S9, Vodafone will give you an extra 10GB of monthly data.
For EE Mobile customers, the Galaxy S9 regularly sells for £58 per month and the S9+ for £68 per month. The former comes with 64GB of storage while the latter has 128GB, but no matter which you choose, you'll be able to get the phones in either Lilac Purple, Coral Blue, or Midnight Black.
If you act fast, however, EE Mobile's offering its lowest price ever on the two phones — £43/month for the S9 and £53/month for the S9+.
Also, if you trade in a Galaxy S7, you can get the S9 for £28/month and the S9+ for £33/month.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now available for purchase in India, with prices starting at ₹57,900 ($890). Both devices are on sale direct from Samsung India as well as Flipkart and Paytm Mall, and will be heading to thousands of retail stores across the country.
Both the 64GB and 256GB storage configurations are available in India, but if you're interested in picking up the 256GB model, you'll have to buy from Samsung India's store. Samsung is rolling out a ₹6,000 ($90) cashback to those picking up the phone via Paytm, and HDFC credit and debit card users can also get ₹6,000 off on either device. Here's how much the Galaxy S9 and S9+ cost in India:
- 64GB Galaxy S9: ₹57,900 ($890)
- 256GB Galaxy S9: ₹65,900 ($1,000)
- 64GB Galaxy S9+: ₹64,900 ($1,015)
- 256GB Galaxy S9+: ₹72,900 ($1,120)
Update, June 19, 2018: Added new deals for T-Mobile, Samsung's online store, O2, Vodafone, and EE Mobile.
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