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Samsung Galaxy Note5: price and release date

Samsung Galaxy Note5: price and release date
Now that the Galaxy Note5 has materialized, looking every bit as great as expected, you may be wondering where you will be able to buy the thing, and how much of a pocket incinerator the price tag will be! Here's the info.

Pre-orders of the Galaxy Note5 will start today, August 13, at 3PM EDT. The phablet will be available in the USA, unlocked and from carriers, on August 21. As for the price, the Note 5 will be put on the typical $299 on contract across the four major US carriers, while the unlocked price tag should hover around the 800 EUR or USD mark. That kind of pricing isn't easy to stomach, but the Note 5 is the very best mobile hardware and software package that Samsung is currently able to put on the market, so you know where your money is going!

In the U.S., the Galaxy Note5 will be available in Black Sapphire and White Pearl – in 32GB and 64GB memory options. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless will carry the Galaxy Note5. The device will also be available at Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy, as well as Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, Costco Wholesale, Inc., Sam’s Club, Target and select Walmart stores. Carriers and retailers will confirm specific pricing and availability as they go.


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Verizon will carry the Note 5 in Black Sapphire and Pearl White.


Storage2-year contract priceNext 24 (30 months)Next 18 (24 Months)Next 12 (20 months)Off contract price

AT&T is offering new customers a $100 bill credit and $200 buyback credit if they jump to AT&T and turn in their old phone for a Galaxy Note 5 or Galaxy S6 edge+. Current customers on AT&T Next can get at least a $200 trade in value for a Galaxy Note 5 or Galaxy S6 edge+, either as an instant credit or promotion card. Also, DIRECTV and AT&T U-Verse TV customers who switch to AT&T's wireless service will receive a $300 bill credit for each line they port in when they buy a Galaxy S6 edge+ or Galaxy Note 5 on AT&T Next.


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At T-Mobile, the Note 5 comes in Black Sapphire and White Pearl colors, while customers that order either phone from T-Mobile will receive a Netflix promotional code for a free year of service, so long as they pre-register by August 20th and order their phone by September 30th.


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Sprint also offers a $200 trade-in credit when customers turn in their old phone for a Galaxy Note5 or Galaxy S6 edge+, plus a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 with activation and a new two-year service agreement. The Galaxy Note5 will be available in Black Sapphire and White Pearl colors on Sprint.

Starting tomorrow, August 14, one can also have an early look at both devices at more than 7,000 participating AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy locations across the U.S. The full list of participating locations is available here.

So, are you getting a Note 5? Yes? Lucky you! No? Fair enough! Tell us all about it in the comments.

Related phones

Galaxy Note 5
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(22h 3G talk time)




Posts: 1768; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Will definitely be checking this beast out at stores!!!


Posts: 1206; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

That price though is gonna make me look at other devices before making the decision of buying it. But def a monster phone


Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Same here, Moto X Style seems a better deal for a half of the price but i'll be checking this phone for sure.


Posts: 161; Member since: Apr 03, 2014

lol... and they did not even release an 128Gb edition... what a joke.


Posts: 41; Member since: Aug 04, 2014

10 other upgrades make up for one downgrade.


Posts: 3046; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

There is always a delay for 128gb, I be thinking it will come as prices come down and so on, Also as per my other post on sales way before the subs are removed, good move by samsung


Posts: 3079; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Better get the Moto X Style/Pure Edition.


Posts: 1206; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I think I will be doing just that. For half the price.


Posts: 41; Member since: Aug 04, 2014

& half the specs. You really do pay what you get for. ;)


Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

no 128gb?


Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 12, 2015

Only white and black? Wt*


Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

Samsung unpacked is happening today August 14 here in the Philippines, Samsung note 5 will be offered at 36,990php or around 800$ for 32gb off contract... It will also be a first dual sim Note series.


Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

The price is so cheap. You gotta pay to play!

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