Rumor: Samsung trade-in deal might slash $350 off the Galaxy S9, S9+

Rumor: Samsung trade-in deal might slash $350 off the Galaxy S9, S9+
According to yet another Reddit AMA by a person who has had the chance to play with the Exynos-powered Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung might introduce a really neat trade-in deal that might score you $350 off the price  of the two devices when you trade-in an eligible device. According to the leaker, this sum of money will be deductible from the total S9/S9+ price no matter what device you part with, granted that Samsung will accept it. 

Of course, this is great news for folks willing to upgrade from older Samsung phones or unhappy iPhone users who might be looking over the fence. From what we see so far, the Galaxy S9 series won't be that big of an improvement over its Galaxy S8 predecessors, thus Samsung could be directly aiming its upcoming flagships at users of older Galaxy devices.

Some other interesting tidbits of info from the AMA have it that users will be able to set videos as looping lockscreen wallpapers without using too much battery, Bixby Vision will be scoring live translations, and finally, Live Focus will remain an exclusive to the S9+ since it's the dual-camera device.

This is just the last Galaxy S9/S9+ rumor to enter the fold, and we always seem to know it all about the two phones. Just yesterday, they leaked out in full detail leaving nothing to the imagination and probably making Samsung's MWC 2018 event in five days' time a lot less interesting one. You can check out all that is know about the two phones right below:



source: Reddit

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12 Comments

1. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 907; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Now we are talking!

2. Sparkxster

Posts: 1151; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Don't see much of a reason to upgrade to s9 plus since I have a s8 plus and it works alright have stutters every now and then.

4. nodes

Posts: 1151; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

at this point, stutters are matters of optimization rather than hardware. so yeah, the S9 might offer amazing benchmark scores, real world performance depends on optimization.

5. Cat97

Posts: 1718; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

You can use Package Disabler and disable most of the bloatware and also gain like one extra day of battery life. No root needed, no warranty voided.

3. Cat97

Posts: 1718; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

I have an S7 Edge with a lot of burn-in that no one will buy from me, hopefully Samsung will accept it and eat their own cake.

7. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

Depends on your usage pattern. I still have a Galaxy S4 and there is no burn-in whatsoever.

8. scarface21173

Posts: 631; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

No burn in on my 7 edge and i use it alot

11. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

I wonder if they will accept my S6 that's just collecting dust in my drawer.

6. izim1

Posts: 1591; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Yeah, I've been screwed over by samsung and HTC with these trade ins. Perfectly working newer devices have only gotten me the "thanks for recycling!" Email from both.

9. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1791; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I participated in the Note 8 trade in offer and it went without a hitch. I traded in a S6 Edge plus, it even had a defect with the screen and Samsung accepted it with no issues.

10. redmd

Posts: 1894; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I might trade in my S8 plus for they lilac color S9 plus.

12. det_bradlee

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 08, 2015

*$350 trade-in credit only applies to factory sealed S8+. Maximum amount for any other device/condition will be $9.99.

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