Unveiled last Wednesday, the Galaxy Note 8 was one of the most frequently rumored and speculated handset since the Note 7 failure. It was so widely covered in leaks that it hardly had any features we wouldn’t know of before the premiere, except the final pricing tag. Now since the Note 8 is open for pre-order the specific carrier’s pricing is finally no more a mystery. Wondering how much you will be charged for the phone at AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon? Or perhaps you opt for an unlocked Samsung model? Here’s everything you should know about the Samsung’s recent phablet flagship pricing.
Samsung announced Galaxy Note 8 with edge to edge display and best features an Android phone can offer today
Earlier today at its special Unpacked event in NYC Samsung finally took the wraps off of the new Galaxy Note 8. Even though many of us will consider it simply a bigger version of the Galaxy S8, the phablet comes with several surprisingly fresh features its users with fall in love with. Except for an impressive edge-to-edge display with stylus-enabled input, the device offers stunning camera and extremely powerful hardware.
While some of us want to grab the latest Galaxy S or Galaxy Note devices, the others opt for a more durable companion. If you belong to the latter group and need a heavy duty smartphone made by Samsung, then AT&T may have something for you. Right now the carrier is selling the Galaxy S8 Active for less than $30 per month.
The first photos of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active give us a hint so as to how the phone may look like. Above that, another portion of news unveils potentially true key specs of this highly anticipated handset. If to believe the rumors, the ruggedized edition of the device will come with a beefier battery and strengthened body shell.
With Samsung sending invitations to the new Unpacked event we all impatiently await to see the successor to the Galaxy Note 7. To make the whole awaiting a bit more pleasant the South Korean tech giant releases two new smartphones. Being a considerably more affordable devices than the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, the unlocked Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 are scheduled to hit the US market tomorrow.
Scheduled to officially debut on August 23rd, the Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most frequently rumored devices in recent weeks. According to most recent leaks, Samsung is going to launch a special edition of the upcoming phablet flagship. Called the Emperor Edition, the device will come with 8GB RAM and 256GB of built-in storage and we cross our fingers that won’t explode due to so much power under the hood.
Earlier this week, Samsung started to send out invitations to its next Unpacked event held like always in New York City. This time conference is scheduled to August 23rd. The news keeps in line with the South Korean tech giant’s announcement issued last week, in which the company revealed that they soon plan to took the wraps off of its newest phablet flagship.
Budget-conscious customers just got another affordable offering whose purchase may be worth considering. This week Samsung took the wraps off of the Galaxy J5 Pro. The new handset is an update to the released earlier this year Galaxy J5. The 5.2-incher features is powered by an octa-core processor and comes with Android Nougat on the board.
Remember the Galaxy Note 7? If you’re a big fan of this ill-fated phablet, you will be surely glad to hear that the device has just got a second chance. Recently, Samsung has shared a news that it will start to sell refurbished models. Dubbed Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition the handset is scheduled to return to its home market of South Korea on July 7th. This happens after the last year’s worldwide affair including explosive units that leaded to withdrawal from the global market.
Those looking for an affordable smartphone on Cricket prepaid network, just got a new Samsung device to choose among. Dubbed the Galaxy Halo, the Android Nougat-based phone is a rebranded version of the Galaxy J7 Perx launched earlier this year at Sprint and its pre-paid brands. Right now the alternative version of the phone is available at Cricket Wireless with plans starting as low as $30.
Earlier this week Samsung officially took the wraps off of the Galaxy Folder 2. Targeting at those who feel a bit nostalgic about the flip design the smartphone offers a combination of entry-level specs, Android Nougat and a physical keyboard.
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 is official featuring a stylish clamshell design, Android Marshmallow and 4G LTE fast speeds.
Remember the days when we all dreamed of Motorola RAZR? Its sleek clamshell design made it one of the most desired handsets of that time. Although flip phones’ days are over, there are still many mobile users looking for such devices. Conscious of the existence of flip phone buffs, Samsung releases the Galaxy Folder 2.
Keeping abreast of time, the phone offers some of the most modern connectivity options. The manufacturer sells two variants of the handset: 3G and 4G LTE. Except for the ultra-fast connectivity the phone houses a 3.8-inch display and is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor clocked at 1.4GHz and paired with 2GB RAM.
Perhaps such processing parameters aren’t particularly impressive, but they should manage to provide the handset’s users with smooth performance of Android Marshmallow the phone runs out of box. Furthermore, the Galaxy Folder 2 is kept alive by a 1,950 mAh battery and includes microSD expansion slot accepting cards up to 256GB. Meanwhile, its optics are represented by a combination of 8MP and 5MP cameras.
In addition, the phone’s keypad is slightly bigger than the one found in its predecessor – the Galaxy Folder. There are several different physical buttons dedicated to various functions that enhance the phone’s functionality. For instance, there is a dedicated button for social media, camera, contacts or texting. Other than that Samsung designed the phone with middle-aged-people in mind and equipped the device with 15 distinct ringtones for those who might have trouble with hearing and increased the volume from 11 to 13.
The Galaxy Folder 2 is available in two color variants: pink and black. Both are priced at something round $260. This week the phone will become available in its home-market of South Korea. Samsung still needs to confirm whether or when the phone will hit the States.
source: Samsung Korea
Remember the Best Buy’s open-box deal on the Galaxy S8? If you didn’t like the idea of buying a second-hand phone regardless its excellent condition, Samsung may have a promo more suitable for you. Providing that you have an older smartphone model you’re willing to exchange for a discount. Within its latest trade-in promo Samsung is discounting its latest flagship by up to $350.
Introduced in May, the Samsung Galaxy S8 continues to be one of the most-wanted smartphones today. If you are still looking for a decent deal on Samsung’s latest flagship, Best Buy may have something for you. Within its latest promo the giant retailer is selling the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus with a $100 discount if you have nothing against a phone sold in an open box.
Remember the Galaxy S8 BOGO deal T-Mobile launched earlier this month? If for some reason you haven’t taken advantage of it and still searching for a great deal on the phone, know that Samsung released its own killer promo on the Galaxy S8. Although at first sight the deal may seem almost identical to the one introduced by the Un-carrier, it’s surely not the same exact promo. It’s better!
Although Samsung isn’t spending much time and money on promoting its budget sector phones, it doesn’t mean that the South-Korean mobile giant forgets about its more budget conscious customers. Just the opposite, this week AT&T started offering the newest gen of the Galaxy J3. Debuting without much fanfare the handset is now within your reach at an affordable price tag.
All those familiar with mobile market surely noticed that this week undoubtedly belonged to affordable phones. Few days ago US Cellular expanded its lineup by ZTE Blade 3 Max and the LG K3. Today another two carriers – T-Mobile and Metro PCS – added new affordable smartphone to their portfolio – the Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime. Debuting without much fanfare the new entry-level smartphone from the South Korean tech giant is already available for purchase having the nation’s third largest carrier for its distributor.
Cricket Wireless recently expanded their portfolio of Android smartphones by two new Samsung phones. Quite surprisingly the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus aren’t the only devices launched to the US market last Friday. Those who find the Samsung’s freshest flagship too expensive may want to take a look at the Galaxy Amp Prime 2. Being a more affordable option for Android fans, the phone delivers Nougat experience for just $149.99.
Just two weeks after LG G6 started its international rollout, Samsung’s highly-anticipated flagship smartphones for 2017 also join the party and are finally available worldwide. The ultra-sleek Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have just ported to several major US carriers. In addition, those who don’t like the idea of binding themselves with carrier’s contract may pre-order SIM-lock free models without long term commitments at Best Buy and B&H.
Sprint has just expanded its lineup by another affordable phone. Although the Galaxy J7 Perx is not a major Samsung release, it is surely a device worth your attention, especially if you’re looking for a decent phone for less. Being a refreshment of the last year’s Galaxy J7, the Perx is a 5.5-inch phablet offering a bit more than just basic communication features.
Debuted last week, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are already making its way to service providers across the globe. In the US the S8 is already available for pre-order at all four major carriers: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Right now this beautiful but highly expensive power beast is within your reach completely for free if you don’t mind long term contracts. If you haven’t purchased the phone yet you can do so now and save up to $720 if you port to US Cellular.