Verizon's Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW can be yours for free with (almost) no strings attached

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Verizon's Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW can be yours for free with (almost) no strings attached
Despite its unnecessarily convoluted name, the Galaxy A71 5G UW is without a doubt one of the best 5G-enabled smartphones you can purchase on a relatively tight budget in the US before Christmas.

Normally priced at a fairly reasonable $649.99 with support for both Verizon's blazing fast 5G Ultra Wideband network and its considerably slower 5G signal available since October, the upper mid-range handset has been repeatedly discounted in the last few months, undercutting at one point Samsung's humbler Galaxy A51 5G UW.

But nothing can rival Big Red's latest A71 5G UW deal, allowing both new and existing customers to essentially score the Snapdragon 765-powered phone for free after monthly bill credits. That's right, ladies and gents, you can currently save a whopping 650 bucks simply by opening a new line of service on an Above, Beyond, Do, Play, or Get More Unlimited plan.

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW 128GB Storage, 8GB RAM, Prism Bricks Black

$649 99

You don't need to trade in an existing device or port in a number from a different mobile network operator, and no, you don't even have to sign up for a monthly installment plan, as outright purchases at the aforementioned full retail price are also eligible for the same $650 discount in the form of "promo credit" applied to your account over a period of two years.

In case you're wondering, yes, this killer new special offer eclipses everything that was available at Verizon on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday for cash-strapped 5G enthusiasts while matching the carrier's latest Galaxy A51 5G UW promotion as well. 

The differences, of course, are all in the A71's favor, which is larger than the 5G-capable A51 and slightly more impressive from a number of key standpoints including camera performance and memory. Yes, this 6.7-inch giant packs a generous 8 gigs of RAM in combination with 128 gigs of internal storage space while featuring a quad rear-facing shooter setup composed of a 64MP primary sensor, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 5MP macro cam, and 5MP depth sensor.

Don't forget to hurry if you're interested in this free 5G mid-ranger, as Verizon plans to nix the online-only deal at the end of the week.

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Galaxy A71 5G UW
  • Display 6.7 inches 2400 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 64 MP (Quad camera) 32 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 4500 mAh
  • OS Android 10 Samsung One UI

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