Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.

Notifications

Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.

www.phonearena.com

T-Mobile's Galaxy S10 scores $300 discount at Costco with (almost) no strings attached

2
T-Mobile's Galaxy S10 scores $300 discount at Costco with (almost) no strings attached
At a recommended price of $750 and up, it's fairly easy to understand the appeal of the 5.8-inch Samsung Galaxy S10e with a beautiful flat screen, top-notch processor, dual rear-facing cameras, and reliable side-mounted fingerprint scanner in tow. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S10+ is ideal for uncompromising power users who don't mind spending a full $1,000 for a larger and curvier display, a secondary front-facing shooter, a third rear camera, and a massive 4,100 mAh battery.

But that leaves the "regular" Galaxy S10 without a clear target audience at 6.1 inches, with a 3,400 mAh battery, single front camera, and a $900 price tag attached to its name. Fortunately, you can now purchase the awkwardly positioned high-end phone at only $599.99 with a qualified T-Mobile activation. There are no special requirements or strings attached to this killer new Costco deal, although you will need a membership at the popular warehouse club chain to score the $300 discount.


Technically, the new "final price" is listed as including a slightly humbler $250 markdown after $200 "instant warehouse coupon savings" and $50 "additional instant savings", but that's only because Costco typically sells the S10 for 50 bucks lower than Samsung or T-Mobile. At the same time, it's worth pointing out that the T-Mo-specific variant of the powerful Snapdragon 855 phone currently fetches $799.99 after a small $100 reduction on its manufacturer's US website.

We've also seen a flurry of attractive deals offered in the past few weeks by top-rated eBay sellers, Amazon, Best Buy, Verizon, and even Costco a couple of times before, but this latest promotion is arguably one of the most compelling to date, requiring no trade-in, network switch, or new line of service, and involving no monthly installments or bill credits. Just a full outright payment of 600 bucks in a Costco warehouse and "qualifying" T-Mobile service (existing lines presumably allowed.)

Check out the deal here (reference only)



New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless