Galaxy S9 and S9+ price and release date on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Best Buy

Oh, the glorious times when both Apple and Samsung had $500 flagships, and carriers had $300 subsidies to spare. Samsung's flagships smartphones started at $500 for the original Galaxy S, for instance, while Apple's double trouble went from $500 for the OG iPhone, too, to $999 for the iPhone X.

Well, Samsung just made its newest Galaxy S9 and S9+ official, and the handsets prices are really closing in on Apple's tags. The fans of iOS, however, don't really have where to go, as Apple has a monopoly in the field, while the Android universe is vast and very price-conscious. 

In any case, the Galaxy S9 features a "reimagined" variable aperture camera, faster chipset, and new color options, while the S9+ adds a dual camera for the first time in the flagship S-line history, but all that jazz won't come cheap, as you can see from the pricing breakdown below. Sprint hasn't announced its S9/+ prices yet, but both handsets will be included in the Galaxy Forever program, so stay tuned.

Release date

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available starting March 16 worldwide in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and the brand new Lilac Purple color. Preorders are starting on Friday, March 2nd, and those who preorder early will have their handsets shipped on March 9th, a week before the official launch date.

Related phones

Galaxy S9
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(31h talk time)
Galaxy S9+
  • Display 6.2" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh(35h talk time)



1. kevv2288

Posts: 309; Member since: Jul 30, 2015

I read that the Titanium Grey is the only color not being offered in the US. I hope that is wrong because that is the color I wanted.

2. dimas

Posts: 3420; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I want to know their price for the 256gb model. Hope it will be available in my country.

3. shinnsd

Posts: 27; Member since: May 26, 2015

So the MSRP is the same as last year, but AT&T and Verizon are shamelessly charging much more. So If you use those two carriers, the best way is to buy it from best buy

5. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 763; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

My thoughts exactly. There are usually small differences in the prices between carriers, but shame on Verizon & AT&T for gouging the prices here. One of the many reasons I would never deal with either of them.

14. tonyv13

Posts: 125; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

How? The s9 is only $50 dollars more on verizon and att compare to tmobile and s9+ is more expensive on tmobile than the other 2 carriers lol

15. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 763; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

If you believe that, you might want to read the chart again. If you still believe that after doing that, you might want to work on your math skills.

18. shinnsd

Posts: 27; Member since: May 26, 2015

ATT/verizon s9 = $790/$800 samsung official/Tmobile s9 = $720 $70-80 difference ATT/verizon s9 plus = $915/$930 samsung official/Tmobile s9 = $840 $75-90 difference Where did you get the $50 difference for s9 and tmobile being more expensive for s9 plus from?

4. umaru-chan

Posts: 372; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

Crazy price. This thing will be a flop. The price will be even crazy higher in other country.

7. Boast_Rider

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 14, 2017

What are you talking about. The price is the exact same as last year. And whatever people say, they fixed all what was wrong with the s8( camera, speakers, fingerprint scanner). Even the screen is new and improved and you get 6GB RAM and dual camera on plus variant. The processor is brand new as well, especially the exynos is impressive. I don't know what people were expecting. But that's about what you expect in a year.

6. fyah_king unregistered

Why at&t and Verizon charging almost $100 more than TMobile?

10. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011


8. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Wow. $839 for the plus model exceeded my expectations! Let's go T-Mobile.

9. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Looking at these prices. T-Mobile is gonna sell a ton of these things. $719 is a freaking steal for the S9. Well done T-Mobile.

11. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1849; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Price is good with me for the +.. Will be pre-ordering once it goes live.

12. Rotondo2k

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 02, 2016

These prices are just ridiculous high even if you are paying them financially no way in hell im paying more then 700 for a smartphone lol im also good with my s8 plus currently no reason for me to upgrade!!

13. izim1

Posts: 1607; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

The prices are exactly the same as last year.... s9 plus costs exactly what your s8 plus did. Do your parents know youre on the internet?

16. fyah_king unregistered

I will be waiting for bogo.

17. SyCo87

Posts: 326; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

$840 is not bad. I'll stick with my S8+ though.

19. biostangoodtang1984

Posts: 36; Member since: Feb 14, 2018

Nice camera phone and i also love shape of you ... ... !

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