Samsung Galaxy S9+ and Note 8 are $300 off at Verizon (no trade-in required)

Samsung Galaxy S9+ and Note 8 are $300 off at Verizon (no trade-in required)
One of the four major US carriers is running an interesting promotion on some of the hottest flagships launched in the last year or so. Verizon has decided to shave $300 off the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy Note 8 and what's even better is that the deal doesn't require trade-in.

The Pixel 2 XL is on sale as well and those who go for Google's flagship will benefit from a similar $300 discount. Moreover, the regular Samsung Galaxy S9 is just $200 off, but that's still a great deal since it doesn't require a trade-in.

The bad news is that the discount is spread over a 24-month device payment plan, so you'll have to stick to Verizon for the next two years. Samsung Galaxy S9+ sells at Verizon for $930 or $38.74/month, while the Galaxy Note 8 is available for $960 or $40/month.

The deals mentioned above will enable customers to benefit from lower monthly payments without having to trade in an older smartphone. Keep in mind that these are limited time deals, so try to decide fast whether or not they fit your budget.

source: Verizon (1, 2) via Droid-life



1. RevolutionA

Posts: 398; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

Which only means not selling well. Poor Sammy. Even sammy fans have raised white flags

5. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1575; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

IPhone X has been on sale for a while, Apple must have decided to wave a white flag as well. Guess that means LG and Sony are dominating the market? Ahahhahahahaahhahahahah

11. midan

Posts: 2982; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

15. GalaxyLeads_iCrapFollows

Posts: 216; Member since: Nov 29, 2017

I'm not sure how true this graph is but since Samsung is the main supplier for iphone components, a huge portion iphone profit goes back to Samsung anyways so Samsung is always in a win-win situation.


Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 28, 2018

I've been w/Samsung since S2, so very familiar w/Android. Considering a new phone, (currently have Galaxy S8, Oreo...but **not happy**.) Thinking of going to iPhone. Your response gives me pause. Can you explain? BTW I have Macs (MB Pro, iMac) & PC. Would GREATLY appreciate any of your recommendations!!!!

2. Venom

Posts: 3690; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Hopefully this leads to some discounts on the unlocked version. I don't really care for the Galaxy S phones that much, but the fact that the S9 has stereo speakers is what interests me.

9. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1575; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

It's unlikely as this is coming from Verizon as a monthly discount on your payment plan essentially locking you into that device for 2 years if you want the full discount. Basically Verizon profits by keeping you as a customer long term, or they get their discount back when you leave because they charge you full price for whats owed on the phone.

12. tuminatr

Posts: 1141; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

Considering the non contract approach with discounts and payments over 24 months was pioneered by T-Mobile the the USA market only part of you statement is true. T-Mobile changed from contract to phone payments because they were loosing money on phone sales. Your observation is correct if you don't fulfill your 24 months you forfeit the discount is like the contracts of old. This is standard operating procedure that all the cell providers in the USA have followed T-Mobil's example because its better for them not us.


Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 28, 2018

What do you think about the Galaxy Note 8? Does it have stereo speakers? I believe I'm amongst the MANY who HATE freaking Bixby (button, et al, plus it appears even AFTER you disable). I'm sure it's on Note 8 ... but I really loved my Note 4. What's your opinion on the Note 8? (Currently have 2 S8's, VZW, running Oreo. TOTALLY hate them!) What do you think??? Galaxy or iPhone? I'm at a loss!!

3. ChicagoBorn

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

Save 450 at Best Buy

4. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Poor Sammy...... Nobody buys their flagship phones anymore. Nobody cares anymore. Oh what a pitty.

13. tuminatr

Posts: 1141; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

lesson #1 in how to spot a troll, see above

6. gamehead unregistered

Price cuts already? Guess people are settling for the s8

7. Venom

Posts: 3690; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Well the S8 is still a cutting edge phone at the moment.

8. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Hold UP! Where on earth is the deal!? $930 bucks, spread out over 2 years, including that 1 time activation scandal of 30 bucks...where is the deal!?

10. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1575; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Went to Verizon's website, phone is listed regular price but shows save $300. Went to check out with it and it shows $27.50/month instead of $40. Best Buy has it for $20.25 monthly.

14. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

I figured that was the case, thanks for checking, you'd think the 'writer' would've done that for us...anyway... still, $660 is what the $ should've been at the get go not incl activ. fee. So about $700....that's the deal?...hmm So then the regular price can only be described as highway robbery.


Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 28, 2018

Does anyone know how long this sale lasts ($300 off)??? I have been dealing with VZW for MONTHS, literally, since I purchased 2 galaxy S8's about 9 mos. ago. EVERY TIME I call VZW, it's same song/different day. Now, EVEN my CONTACTS don't back up to cloud, (I now am being charged $10/month, 2 phones, 500 G's for data--way too much for me--but was told I HAD TO BUY). I think I'm getting F'd. I'm now TOLD that VZW "will call me back ... sometime in May, with a resolution --a trade-in, $300 off Note 8" ... but now I'm not sure. I purchased S8's from Best Buy. After May 2018 (??) Best Buy will no longer sell cell phones (or is it another rumor?). Any advice is much appreciated!!!!

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