Trying to generate some sales momentum going into the holiday shopping season, Samsung has increased the amount of credit it is giving those who trade-in certain phones in order to get a discount on its latest flagship handsets. Android Police notes that if you have a Galaxy S8 in working condition and trade it in, Samsung will now credit you $350 toward the purchase of the Galaxy Note 10 or Galaxy Note 10+. Previously Samsung was willing to credit Galaxy S8 owners $110 if they traded in the phone toward the purchase of either model.
With the Galaxy S8 trade-in, the price of the 256GB Galaxy Note 10 drops 37% to $599.99 from $949.99. That works out to 24 monthly payments of $25, down from $39.58. Trade-in a Galaxy S8 and the 256GB Galaxy Note 10+ is reduced in price by 32% to $649.99 from $1,099.99. That works out to 24 monthly payments of $27.08, down from $45.83. The phone that is being traded in must turn on, and the screen and cameras must be free of any cracks. Before turning it over to Samsung, the device must have all data wiped.
According to Samsung, the company has hiked the trade-in value of a few phones: