US carrier offers the Samsung Galaxy S8 for free, but there's a catch

It's not uncommon for carriers to offer customers good deals on items that are available for pre-orders, but here is one that's quite unusual.

U.S. Cellular now offers Samsung's flagship, the Galaxy S8 for free or you can have it for $675 outright. However, if you want it for free, you'll have to commit to a 30-month service. The deal is only available for the regular Galaxy S8, not for its bigger brother.

Obviously, you'll also be getting the Gear VR with Controller for free since you're purchasing the Galaxy S8, but the real question is how many customers want to sign up for a 2 and a half years commitment.

If that doesn't bother you, U.S. Cellular's deal is no short of awesome, especially that it's meant to offer those who can't afford to pay the full price a way to experience the goodness Samsung's new flagship are said to provide users.

It's also worth mentioning that this doesn't seem to be a limited time offer, so you take your time and think about how it will fit your needs.

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Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI

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