The Samsung Galaxy S22 pre-orders are live and we've highlighted the latest details for you below. So if you're looking to compare pre-order incentives on the Samsung Galaxy S22 or the larger S22 Plus model, then you're in the right place ahead of the February 25 release date. We have a separate guide highlighting the best Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra pre-order deals.
Let's quickly talk about what models you can expect to see in terms of prices, storage, and colors. The Samsung Galaxy S22 prices start at $799/£769, while the larger Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus prices begin at $999/£949. Both phones come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage on the cheapest model and a 256GB model is also available. As far as color options go there's Phantom Black, Phantom White, Green, and Pink Gold on both the regular and Plus S22 phones from most retailers and carriers. However, the Samsung store is also selling Graphite, Cream, Sky Blue, and Violet colors exclusive colors that are listed as ready to ship in '3 to 4 weeks.'
A common pre-order incentive we're seeing at carriers and directly on the Samsung site (opens in new tab) in the US is a free upgrade to to the 256GB model on pre-orders of the 128GB version. We're regularly updating this guide with confirmed details from a range of US outlets and carriers so you can make the best value buying decision on your new phone. We've also listed the current UK offers further down this page. You'll want to make sure you're protecting your new phone from day one, so be sure to check out our new guides for the best Samsung Galaxy S22 cases and Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus cases.
Today's best Samsung Galaxy S22/S22+ pre-order deals
Samsung is upgrading purchases of the 128GB version of the S22 and S22+ to the 256GB model at no extra charge when you buy directly from its store. S22 pre-orders also come with an instant $200 credit for the Samsung store, which is great for getting a sweet deal on earbuds, smartwatches, or even the new Tab S8 series. You can save a further $500 with an eligible trade-in too.
Verizon's S22 monthly prices start at just $23.61 a month on 36 month Verizon Device Payment plans. If you're looking more towards the 6.6-inch S22 Plus phone, then the monthly price rises to $29.16. There's a great way to save on those prices though as you can also get up to $1000 off (so yes, a free phone essentially) with a qualifying trade-in on select Unlimited plans if you create a new line or switch over to the network. Existing customers can get up to $1000 off with trade-ins on Unlimited too. Like Samsung, pre-ordering with Verizon gets you a free upgrade to the 256GB model.
AT&T's monthly prices for the S22 phones start at $23 a month without a trade-in. The carrier is leaning on the trade-in value to make an S22 pre-order much more affordable. You can save up to $800 by trading in any Note, S, or Z series from any year and in any condition. So yes, you can get an S22 for FREE. This could be very competitive with Verizon and co as it sounds like you'll get the best price at AT&T for those super old devices you never got around to trading in years ago. Who's a winner for being a bit of a tech hoarder? You are, buddy.
If you'd prefer to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S22 from a retailer, we'd check out the big brands like Walmart (opens in new tab), Best Buy (opens in new tab), and Amazon (opens in new tab). Best Buy has started throwing in $100 gift cards with some preorders of the S22 and S22 Plus and is also offering the free storage upgrade. Over at Amazon, we can see that the 256GB model is the same price as the 128GB one for both phones, so be sure take advantage of that offer. Walmart only seem to be selling the phones on monthly plans right now rather than unlocked upfront pucrhases, but that could change soon.
Over in the UK, we're starting to see contract offers appear from a range of networks and mobile stores and you can see them in our comparison chart below. There are some great offers going at the UK Samsung site (opens in new tab) as all S22 and S22 Plus pre-orders include a free year of Disney Plus (worth £79.90) and a free pair of Galaxy Buds Pro wireless earbuds (worth around £220 at launch or around £130 in recent sales).
We'll be updating this page throughout the Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus pre-order window with the latest offers from other networks.
Brendan oversees content strategy for our buying guides and deal pages here at Android Central and also our sister sites iMore and Windows Central. He's a former freelance games journalist, then the first-ever Deals Editor for TechRadar, and then the Managing Editor of eCommerce & Hardware at GamesRadar before joining us. When he's not rummaging through online sales or trying to appease the Google algorithm you'll find him binging boxsets and Game Pass titles, testing PS5 SSDs, and trying to decide which phone he loves more between the Fold 3, Flip 3, and Note 20 Ultra.
ATT's offer sounds intriguing since I have an old S8+ sitting around...is it for new subscribers only or current subscribers as well?
I feel like last year's deals were better for the S21. Maybe I'm wrong?
They were better last year. They were giving at least $600 for the S20 series last year. Last Year, Amazon had the S21+ for $200 off ($800) frequently. If they do that again, I might sell my S21+ on Swappa and buy it there.
Well, turns out it was a really good deal for current customers too. Got two new S22+ for $5.56/mo each, wow 😳 can't complain at all.
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