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After much anticipation, the newest phones in the Samsung Galaxy lineup have finally been released. The remarkable Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are now available through all major carriers and have tons of exciting new features. Features on the new smartphones include a new screen that takes up almost all of the front of the phone, and a new virtual assistant named Bixby. Make no mistake, the new Samsung S8 is sure to be a game changer, with innovative technology and features all in a package that's sleek and refined, yet feels solid and sturdy in the hand. If you think the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus might be your next upgrade, ask the following questions to be sure you get the best deal available for the new Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus!8 Active Questions | Add a Question
Currently, the best deal you'll find on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is through Sprint, who's offering a two-for-one deal - buy one S8 or S8 Plus and get the second one free. If you have someone else in your family that also wants to get their hands on an S8, now is the time to act, since this deal only lasts for a short time!
Best Buy and other big-box electronics stores will soon be offering unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, so you can use your new phone with any carrier you choose. Check with your local retailers for release dates on the unlocked versions of the S8 and S8 Plus.
Most major carriers allow you to pay for your new Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus in installments if you also maintain a line of service. If you cancel your line, you'll be responsible for any remaining balance on the phone.
Sprint requires a new line of service in order to take advantage of the deal. The deal is available to both new customers and people upgrading their current phone. Keep in mind, however, that you'll be signing up for two leases (and lines of service if you're a new customer), even though you'll only be paying for one of them. If you cancel service, cancellation fees will apply for both phones.
Verizon is currently offering either a $50 gift card with purchase of a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, or payments as low as $15 per month on your new phone when you trade in your old device. AT&T is offering a similar deal to Sprint's two-for-one, getting you two phones on AT&T Next if you also subscribe to DirecTV service.
In most cases, people who have already pre-ordered their phone will be the first to receive them. However, some mobile carriers may have the new S8 and S8 Plus in stock, so check with your carrier to find out how soon you can expect to receive your new phone if you order now.
Most major carriers have stopped offering the free VR Headset that was available during pre-orders, but check with your carrier to find out if you can still claim your free VR headset with your S8 purchase.
The total price of the S8 and S8 plus is not likely to drop anytime soon, at least until the next phones in the Galaxy lineup are released, and even then the price for the S8 may stay the same. Your best bet is to take advantage of deals going on now, so you can save money on your purchase and get your hands on the new S8 or S8 Plus right away.