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Here you can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S20

If you want to score a Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus or S20 Ultra on the launch day (Friday, March 6), it is a good idea to order one in advance. You can do that right now, after a waiting period of two weeks since Samsung announced the phones.

Why would you pre-order? Generally it is a good idea if you want your new phone on the launch day – or in some cases sooner. Another reason to consider it is because Samsung offers a number of good incentives that you will miss if you do not pre-order. This is the skinny one:

  • Place your order before March 6 and Samsung gives S20 buyers a $ 100 voucher for use in the online store. The S20 Plus gives you a $ 150 gift voucher and the S20 Ultra comes with a $ 200 credit. Just make sure you redeem it through the Buy the Samsung app on iOS or Android with your proof of purchase. (Note: you are eligible for this credit regardless of where you want to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S20 phone)
  • From 21 February you can exchange your old smartphone via Samsung, Best Buy, or the Shop Samsung phone app and receive up to $ 700 off the cost of your new S20 device.

Best of all, if you purchase through a courier via one of the links below, these offers will be on top of the credit that Samsung will give you. Below you will find all S20-related preorder and trade-in information that we have received from carriers and retailers.

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Samsung Galaxy S20

The only configuration of the Galaxy S20 that Samsung offers in the US has 12 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage (with 1 TB microSD storage). It costs $ 999.99 and you can order it directly from Samsung. At the bottom right you will find a link to do that.

  • Verizon offers the S20 for $ 41.66 per month on its 24-month device payment plan. However, this device is not available for preorder on February 21 – it will not be released in Verizon until Q2 2020. (See below for preorder data on the S20 Plus and S20 Ultra). The reason for the delay is because the version of the S20 being launched through other providers works with “sub-6” 5G networks, which Verizon does not use for 5G. The version to be released later this year supports the 5G network with millimeter waves. If it is crucial that you have access to the Verizon 5G network, the S20 Plus and S20 Ultra will both work with it on the launch day, depending of course on the 5G coverage in your region. Final comment: The edge has received confirmation from Samsung that the unlocked Galaxy S20 will compatible with Verizon at launch, although only for the LTE service.
  • T-Mobile offers the S20 for $ 41.67 a month for 24 months. It requires $ 0 down.
  • AT & T offers the telephone for $ 33.24 a month for 30 months. You can get an S20 for free (refunded in monthly credits over a 30-month period) if you sign up for an AT&T Unlimited Extra or Unlimited Elite subscription, transfer your number and agree to a payment plan for devices. If you don’t transfer your number, you can still get $ 500.
  • Sprint offers the Galaxy S20 for $ 41.67 with its 18-month Sprint Flex lease, and it has a few promotions that can save you some money. If you switch to Sprint and trade in your Galaxy S8 or newer Samsung phone, you pay $ 0 per month for the phone’s 18-month lease (monthly credits of $ 41.67 start after two months of service). Secondly, if you rent an S20 at the full price ($ 41.67 per month) as part of an upgrade or new line and agree to open a new new line, you get an S20 for free. For clarity, you pay tax on the second phone, but monthly credits of $ 41.67 appear after two billing cycles.
  • Xfinity will take a $ 300 discount on the price from a Galaxy S20 if you switch to the service between the time the preorders start and April 5. It also says that existing users can get a $ 300 prepaid gift card when they buy the S20.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

Unlike the S20, Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Plus has two configurations, one with 128 GB storage and another with 512 GB storage (both support up to 1 TB microSD storage). Prices start at $ 1,199 for the 128GB model and work up to $ 1,299 for the step-up phone with 512GB of internal storage.

  • Verizon will sell the S20 Plus for $ 49.99 per month for his 24-month payment plan. You can get a number of discounts through monthly credits, but it’s a bit complicated. If you buy an S20 Plus, you can get $ 1,050 from another Galaxy S20 series phone (refunded with monthly credits) when you open a new line and sign up for a payment plan. This offer is stacked with a $ 150 credit that is refunded to you for 24 months and that you only get for buying one of the phones. Alternatively, existing customers can only save up to $ 300 on the S20 Plus when they upgrade and trade in their old device. This trade-in offer is stacked with the $ 150 credit listed above, but you are not eligible for a free S20, as detailed at the top of this section.
  • T-Mobile carries the S20 Plus for $ 50 a month for 24 months. The 128 GB version requires $ 0 less and while the 512 GB model costs the same amount every month, it requires $ 149 less.
  • AT & T will offer the telephone for $ 40 a month for 30 months. You can get an S20 Plus for $ 200 (refunded in monthly credits over a 30-month period) if you trade in your old phone, sign up for an AT&T Unlimited Extra or Unlimited Elite subscription, transfer your number and agree to a device payment plan. If you don’t transfer your number, you can still get $ 500. There are many steps, but it might be worth it for you.
  • Sprint offers the Galaxy S20 for $ 50 with its 18-month Sprint Flex lease. If you switch to Sprint and trade in your Galaxy S8 or newer Samsung phone, you pay $ 8.33 per month for the phone’s 18-month lease (monthly credits of $ 41.67 start after two months of service). Secondly, if you lease an S20 Plus for the full price ($ 50 per month) as part of an upgrade or new rule and agree to open a new new rule, you get an S20 for free. For clarity, you pay tax on the second phone when you check out, but monthly credits of $ 41.67 appear after two billing cycles.
  • Xfinity will take a $ 300 discount on the price from a Galaxy S20 Plus if you switch to the service between the time the pre-orders start and April 5. It also says that existing users can get a $ 300 prepaid gift card when they buy the S20 Plus.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

The new S20 Ultra is the high-quality option in the Samsung flagship phone range this year. It is more “Ultra” in some ways than the other S20 phones. View our summary that compares each specification of the new phones, but here are the highlights: it has a 6.9-inch screen versus 6.7-inch in the S20 Plus. It also has a larger battery of 5,000 mAh compared to the 4,500 mAh battery of the S20 Plus and the 4,000 mAh package of the S20.

The crucial differences are the optional 16 GB RAM upgrade and the 108 MP wide-angle lens used in the four-lens array. This phone starts at $ 1,399 and is therefore one of the most expensive phones from Samsung ever. Add more to that price if you want extra RAM or storage.

  • Verizon will offer the S20 Ultra for $ 58.33 per month for his 24-month payment plan. The courier says it will reveal more pre-order incentives closer to February 21. If you buy an S20 Ultra, you can get $ 1,050 from another Galaxy S20 series phone (refunded with monthly credits) when you open a new line and sign up for a payment plan. This offer is stacked with a $ 150 credit that is refunded to you for 24 months and that you only get for buying one of the phones. Alternatively, existing customers can only save up to $ 300 on the S20 Ultra when they upgrade and trade in their old device. This trade-in offer is stacked with the $ 150 credit listed above, but you are not eligible for a free S20, as detailed at the top of this section.
  • T-Mobile will offer the phone on pre-order. You pay $ 58.34 per month for 24 months with $ 0 down. If you want the 512 GB version, it is also $ 58.34 per month, but requires $ 199 in advance.
  • AT & T will offer the telephone from $ 46.67 a month for 30 months. You can get an S20 Ultra for $ 400 (refunded in monthly credits over a 30-month period) if you trade in your old phone, sign up for an AT&T Unlimited Extra or Unlimited Elite subscription, transfer your number and agree to a device payment plan. If you don’t transfer your number, you can still get $ 500.
  • Sprint offers the Galaxy S20 Ultra for $ 58.34 with its 18-month Sprint Flex lease. If you switch to Sprint and trade in your Galaxy S8 or newer Samsung phone, you pay $ 16.67 per month for the 18-month phone lease (monthly credits of $ 41.67 start after two months of service). Secondly, if you rent an S20 Ultra at the full price ($ 58.34 per month) as part of an upgrade or new line and agree to open a new new line, you get an S20 for free. For clarity, you pay tax on the second phone when you check out, but monthly credits of $ 41.67 appear after two billing cycles.
  • Xfinity will take a $ 300 discount on the price from a Galaxy S20 Ultra if you switch to the service between the time the preorders begin and April 5. It also says that existing users can get a $ 300 prepaid gift card when they buy the S20 Ultra.

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