PSA: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with free AKG headphones (or a Fortnite skin) only if you pre-order tomorrow at the latest

PSA: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with free AKG headphones (or a Fortnite skin) only if you pre-order tomorrow at the latest
In case you haven't yet decided if you need to buy Samsung's Galaxy Note 9, you may want to do it fast. The brand new Galaxy Note comes with a pre-order gift in the US, but only for customers placing an order tomorrow, August 23, at the latest.

If you pre-order your Galaxy Note 9 in time, you can choose to receive a free pair of AKG noise-canceling headphones (worth $299, pictured above), or a free Fortnite Galaxy skin with 15,000 V-bucks (worth $150). Obviously, the latter will only appeal to folks interested in playing Fortnite on their new phone. These gifts are available regardless of the Note 9 version that's being pre-ordered and can be combined if you're willing to pay $99 for both.

While prices for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 are the same regardless of where you're buying it from - $999.99 for the 128 GB model and $1,249.99 for the 512 GB one - most carriers and retailers offer various deals on the new handset (available in addition to Samsung's pre-order gifts).

Some of the customers who've pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 9 could receive the phone today. Even so, its official release date is August 24. 

Have you pre-ordered Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone? If not, do you plan to do it before it becomes widely available?

source: Samsung

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Galaxy Note 9
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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17 Comments

1. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

..at the latest.

2. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

The gifts just aren't good this time around. Why not give 50% off the purchase of any Gear/Galaxy Watch? or maybe give a Wireless Charging Duo and the DeX Cable? Or how about 50% off the 512GB sdcard for those who purchased the 512GB model? Or a 256GB sdcard and the DeX Cable? Anything accept those overpriced headphones. They are not even worth $300 on retail. They are $150 headphones at the most.

3. Taphius

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 20, 2018

I'd take a dex cable and % off the watch.

5. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1109; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Just ordered through Amazon and it comes with free Wireless Charger Duo and Dex Pad (not cable). You also qualify for the Headphones and/or Fortnite bundle

16. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Thanks for the heads up. Too late though, I already jumped onto Verizon's BOGO deal.

6. apple-rulz

Posts: 2198; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Agreed, overpriced headphones and a game that’ll flame out soon aren’t great choices.

8. epic_ninja420

Posts: 133; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

That game isnt flaming out anytime soon, they got way too many young kids hooked and they keep updating it, adding new s**t while telling a "story". Not to mention they released it on mobile devices which brings it to a whole gang of people that dont have consoles or pc. I'll spend the $99, sell the headphones for $150 and not have to buy V-bucks for my kid for a good while.

10. Blazers

Posts: 766; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Let them play that lame game. I'll be enjoying Yakuza Kiwami 2, Spiderman, Dragon Quest 11, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Darksiders 3.

15. Krjal

Posts: 439; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

In Australia the pre-order deal was getting the top model for the standard model price. I thought that was a pretty good deal compared to some headphones or in-game currency.

4. mextechguy

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

Just to add to your article, I am receiving my Note 9 today. Samsung shipped it Monday and it is out for delivery today. I believe it is because I ordered from Samsung's website and not through the carrier. Also, the free pair of headphones apparently are coming in the same shipment and not separate (months later) like other promotions in the past.

7. Taphius

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 20, 2018

My tmobile ordered one is out for delivery as well.

9. izim1

Posts: 1607; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Ordered mine through tmobile. shipped yesterday, already out on a truck for delivery. And the freebies no longer take weeks/months. Havent for a while. Ive gotten every samsung freebie in about a week for the past couple of years. People were getting their sdcards of the last Samsung promo the same week. 3 or 4 days isn't really something to get worked up about.... specially for free items.

12. Taphius

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 20, 2018

Got mine about 2 hours ago. Samsung is saying the headphones ship sept 3rd. Pretty good turn around

17. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

I pre-ordered on VZW, and mine is arriving today, a day before official release day. Will be exchanging the 128GB so I have a matched pair with 512GB. After all, one is free anyways.

11. axc06j

Posts: 26; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

Got mine delivered, just to get off of work to get it working and play with it some.

13. biggles

Posts: 269; Member since: Oct 15, 2009

I'd love to pre-order but the gifts are worthless and the deals suck. I don't do bill credits or "new line of service" extortion.

14. blizzbox

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 23, 2018

What if I pre-ordered phone from Romania? Don't I get the headphones or fortnite v-bucks?

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