Galaxy Note 7 is up for pre-order through Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Wondering who offers the phone at the cheapest?
Note 7 here, Note 7 there, Note 7 everywhere and you better get used to this since it’s going to be one of the main topics in the coming days and weeks. And no wonder – the device is stunningly beautiful and simply amazing, and truly deserves to be called Samsung’s best phablet ever. The company announced the phone yesterday and what’s really cool is that you can already reserve a unit for yourself, since the Galaxy Note 7 is up for pre-order through AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. Wondering which carrier offers the phone at the cheapest? We can help you with that.
US major carriers open pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. You can have the phablet starting at $29.34 per month and even score a free gift.
If you go for AT&T Next, the carrier will offer you a choice of two installments plans. If you want to pay less but for a longer time, the Galaxy Note 7 will set you back $29.34 per month over 30 months. A 24-month plan, on the other hand, costs $36.67 per month. Ether way, the payments work out to $879.99 which is how much its full retail price is. AT&T will bundle the phablet with a Gear S2 smartwatch or a Galaxy Tab E tablet, both of which will require a two-year agreement. Another important thing to remember is that you will get the free item only if you opt for an installment plan. The Note 7 should start shipping on August 17.
Verizon’s full retail price of the Note 7 is $864 and the carrier will waive the $20 activation fee. Alternatively, you can grab the phone for $0 down and $36 per month for 24 months if you have “great credit” or $345.60 down and $21.60 per month if you’re “working on your credit.” Strangely, there seems to be no mention of any free accessories. Verizon estimates shipping date for August 19.
The Magenta network will ask “only” $849.99 for the phablet when purchased outright but if you budget can’t handle such considerable expense, you can always choose to pay the device off in monthly installments. In such case, be ready to pay $69.99 upfront plus $32.50 per month over 24 months. T-Mobile will throw in a free Gear Fit 2 or a 256GB MicroSD card, or you can opt for a year of free Netflix. T-Mobile doesn’t say when the Note 7 will start shipping but we expect it to happen around the same time as other carriers.
If you want to walk away with the Galaxy Note 7 without any further commitments, then Sprint is the place to go to. The carrier priced the phablet at $849.99, which is the same as T-Mobile, but will also give you a $20 Visa prepaid card, so the device would actually cost you $829.99. Another option is an installment plan – $35.42 per month over 24 months. As for free items, Sprint is offering pretty much the same as other carriers that is a Gear Fit 2 or a 256GB MicroSD card. Sprint didn’t reveal shipping date either but hopefully it won’t be long before you get your unit.
Wherever you choose to shop for your Note 7, be prepared to pay a small fortune. That was to be expected, though, since it’s a brand new flagship device packed to the fullest with the best hardware and cutting-edge technology. Carriers will sweeten their deals with freebies, but keep in mind that the items will arrive in the mail within a few weeks. If you don’t want to wait, you should consider getting the Galaxy Note 7 from Best Buy which will hand out the memory cards and fitness trackers at the time of purchase.