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Here’s How To Get Your Hands On Samsung’s Gorgeous Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8: Cost, Details & How To Buy New Phone

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On Wednesday morning, Samsung unveiled its brand new phones: the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. If you’re a tech-savvy phone lover, here’s how you can get your hands on one.

How To Buy Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will become available for preorder from all four major carriers on March 30. The phone will be released on April 21, a few weeks after LG’s G6 wide launch in the United States. Here are the specific details you need to get the phone, courtesy of The Verge.

Carriers

VERIZON

Preorders start March 30th. Available in stores April 21.
Preorder customers receive free Gear VR with Controller and Oculus content pack, or instead opt for $99 “Experience Box” with Gear VR and Controller, Harman Kardon headphones and 256 GB microSD card

Galaxy S8: $720 full retail
Monthly installments: $30 / mo for 24 months

Galaxy S8 Plus: $840 full retail
Monthly installments: $35 / mo for 24 months

AT&T

Preorders start March 30th. Available in stores April 21.
Preorder customers receive free Gear VR with Controller and Oculus content pack.

Galaxy S8: $750 full retail
AT&T Next: $25 / mo for 30 months
AT&T Next Every Year: $31.25 / mo for 24 months

Galaxy S8 Plus: $850 full retail
AT&T Next: $28.34 / mo for 30 months
AT&T Next Every Year: $35.42 / mo for 24 months

T-MOBILE

Preorders start March 30th. Available in stores April 21.
Preorder customers receive free Gear VR with Controller and Oculus game pack.
T-Mobile @Work customers get free DeX desktop dock with in-store preorder.

Galaxy S8: $750 full retail ($729 at MetroPCS)
Monthly installments: $30 down payment + $30 / mo for 24 months
Jump! On Demand: $0 down +$33 / mo for 24 months

Galaxy S8 Plus: $850 full retail
Monthly installments: $130 down payment + $30 / mo for 24 months
Jump! On Demand: Same as monthly installments

Retailers

Best Buy

Best Buy is promising savings of “up to $100” is buy the Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from the retailer rather than a carrier or another store. Preorders open at 12:01 A.M. ET on March 30, when you can reserve a phone as soon as your local Best Buy opens on Thursday morning. The savings can be layered on top of carrier-specific deals being offered by Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, according to a Best Buy spokesperson.

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