Here is how you can score a free Galaxy S8 from Samsung (U.S. only)

Even though previous reports pointed to weak Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ sales in comparison with its predecessors, the South Korean company recently refuted these rumors and said its current flagship sell much better than expected.

To boost Galaxy S8/S8+ sales even further, Samsung is running a great promotional offer in the United States. If you want to enroll into the Galaxy S8 army, but want to benefit from the best deal possible, here is how can get the phone for free.

First off, the deal is available via website, but do not worry since you'll be able to pick any carrier-branded version of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Obviously, the unlocked model is available for purchase as well if you don't want to commit to a long term contract.

The limited time deal that's available on Samsung's website and the Shop Samsung App enables customers to purchase the Galaxy S8 and get one for free with a qualifying trade-in. 

However, unlike the usual BOGO (buy one get one for free) deals, Samsung promo allows customers to get two Galaxy S8 phones without paying anything upfront. Select the unlocked Galaxy S8 or one of the carrier-branded versions, and you'll be able to opt for Samsung Financing.

Let's say you want the AT&T Galaxy S8, but you can't afford to pay the $750 upfront price of the smartphone. Well, you can get the smartphone for $31.25 per month for 24 months with Samsung Financing.

In addition to the smartphone that you get with Samsung Financing, you'll be getting a second one completely free. On top of that, you'll receive Premium Care free for the first 30 days, as well as free expedited shipping.

The same deal applies to the Samsung Galaxy S8+, but you will have to add $100 to the outright price. So, instead of paying $850 for two Galaxy S8+ devices, you'll be required to come up with $950 upfront. Naturally, you can decide to go for the Samsung Financing plan, which will allow you to get both phones at no outright price, but then you'll commit to a $39.58 monthly plan for 24 months.

None of these deals are possible without a qualifying trade-in. Here are the phones that you can trade-in to take advantage of the offer: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.

Keep in mind that if you don't send the trade-in device within 15 days of receiving your new Galaxy S8 or S8+, or the device is not in good condition, you will have to pay the full trade-in value listed. Happy shopping, folks!

source: Samsung

Related phones

Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)
Galaxy S8+
  • Display 6.2" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh(24h 3G talk time)



1. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

no thanks, that phone is wack as hell.

2. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Yet that phone is the best rated by the majority of tech blogs, as well as bagging the best smartphone award at MWC Asia.

7. ahmuzencab

Posts: 192; Member since: May 12, 2017

Must be why they’re trying to push and pad their sales numbers with this BOGOF deal lol. /s I’ll wait til the s9/ Note 9

14. Medoogalaxy

Posts: 232; Member since: May 25, 2017

Not only the best phone in MWC, Galaxy s8 is the most powerful beautiful phone No one compete it, and is the best phone in first half overall until Note8

4. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1357; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Okay its not for you and i understand you don't like it that's fine I like the phone but to finance it at that price is a bit much for me Great phone though but I believe the Note 8 will be better

15. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1095; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Thinking maybe I take advantage of this offer, give up my old s6 Edge and then trade in the free s8 for Note 8 when it drops

11. cncrim

Posts: 1590; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Wack? Wack mean great.....

12. Medoogalaxy

Posts: 232; Member since: May 25, 2017

Because you asual uses the sterile phones backward stupid dirty phones like iphone, designs from the age of Dinosaurs extinct !

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3. JasontheVeteran

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 05, 2017

Nothing in life is FREE! Misleading article at best. Shame on Samdung for promoting such shenanigans.

5. cosmin.v

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 22, 2016

How so? The second Galaxy S8 is completely free.

8. izim1

Posts: 1604; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Except it isn't. It requires a "qualifying trade-in". And after the last debacle with a Samsung trade in promotion, does anyone really trust them these days, on that front? Good luck with that...

17. jjface

Posts: 256; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

Plus the trade in phone is worth at least $150 if not more. It is more like two phones for $900 or $450 each. Still good but you have to buy two.

6. KickRocks

Posts: 282; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Some of these fools are so blinded by samsung hate, they cant even read.

9. kos10

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 18, 2017

Title totally misleading plus after reading the whole post, nothing is free here. One would have to trade-in a qualifying phone (that phone costed you money) so that is not free. One would have to buy a phone on a monthly payment. That is not free, the last time I check. Even getting the 2nd phone for free (loosely using the word free) you still out of the trade-in phone and from the fiasco of Samsung's last trade in promo of $25 or more on any working smartphone I wouldn't trade in my $150 worth or more qualifying smartphone. The previous trade-in promo pretty much screwed a lot of people who got on that promo. A lot of those did not receive the full $200 trade-in credit. All in all, this post on 'free' S8 is useless. PA you just wasted my precious time venting about this post. Blah!

16. kabel

Posts: 148; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

Yep, nothing is free here ... But, hey, they tricked us onto clicking on the link ... That is all PA cares about ...

10. fyah_king unregistered

In for 2 more.:) You can never have enough phones.

13. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1095; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Just curious, would the Unlocked Variant be supported on Verizons network? I know with older phones manufacturer unlocked phones seemed to work better with AT&T and T-Mo being that they had more GSM bands. but with 4G LTE is it any different?

18. john1287398712893

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 18, 2017

The headline is misleading (unless I'm missing something). How is the S8 free if you have to 1) pay in full for one of them, financed or not 2) send them your trade-in at best you're selling your trade-in for the delta from your trade-in price and the MRSP; but you also are buying another S8 for the full MRSP while you could get on off eBay for $120 cheaper...

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