Here’s how to buy the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Samsung has finally taken the wraps off of its latest and greatest smartphone, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The device is jam-packed with new features, a beautiful design, and, in typical Galaxy Note fashion, a massive display.

Now that the new device has been announced, you might be wondering how you can get your hands on it for yourself. Pre-orders have already kicked off, and full retail availability starts on August 24. Whether you’re looking to buy it through a carrier or unlocked, here’s everything you need to know about buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

Unlocked

As you might expect, the Galaxy Note 9 is available unlocked. It’s available through Samsung’s website, but you can also order it through Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Target, and Walmart. It costs $1,000 for the 128GB version, and the 512GB model is $1,250. Both the Ocean Blue and Lavender Purple models are available on the site. There’s financing available, so you don’t need to pay the full price up front.

Samsung is also offering pre-order bonuses: You can either get 15,000 V-Bucks for Fortnite: Battle Royale, or you can get AKG N60 noise cancelling headphones for free. You can get both for $100 extra.

Carriers

You can also buy the device through your carrier, and you can pay the full price, or break the cost up into installments per month. Pre-orders are available now, and here’s the low-down on how to get your phone through a carrier.

AT&T

AT&T is offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, and there’s a buy one get one deal where you can nab a second free Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus.

  • 128GB: $1,000 outright, or $33.34 per month for 30 months on the AT&T Next installment plan.
  • 512GB: $1,250 outright, or $41.67 per month for 30 months on the AT&T Next installment plan.

Sprint

Sprint is selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The carrier has announced that customers who buy the Galaxy Note 9 will be able to choose between a $300 pair of AKG noise-canceling headphones, or the Galaxy Fortnite skin, or you can get both by paying an extra $100. Sprint is offering the Galaxy Note 9 for 50 percent off through the Sprint Flex lease, which equates to $20.83 per month. Notably, Sprint will not be carrying the 512GB version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

T-Mobile

T-Mobile’s carrying the Galaxy Note 9, with sales beginning on August 24. You can trade in an eligible Samsung device and potentially get up to 50 percent off the Note 9.

  • 128GB: $1,000 outright, or $30 per month for 24 months with a $280 down payment through the Equipment Installment Plan, or $29 per month for 24 months with an $280 down payment through Jump! On Demand.
  • 512GB: $1,250 outright, or $30 per month for 24 months with a $530 down payment through the Equipment Installment Plan, or $26 per month for 18 months with a $530 down payment through Jump! On Demand.

Verizon

Verizon is selling the Galaxy Note 9, and it offering a few promos. For a limited time, if you buy a 128GB Galaxy Note 9, you’ll get a second 128GB Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, or Galaxy S9 Plus for free. To take advantage of that offer, both devices will need to be purchased on the Verizon payment plan, and will require one line of service.

On top of that, Verizon Up members that buy the new phone will get $10 off Samsung accessories, and, if you order the phone before August 23, you get a choice of either a pair of $300 AKG noise-canceling headphones, or the Fortnite Galaxy skin with 1,500 V-bucks. You can also go for both by paying an extra $100.

Here’s the pricing Verizon has for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

  • 128GB: $1,000 outright, or $41.66 per month for 24 months on Verizon device payment plan.
  • 512GB: $1,250 outright, or $52.08 per month for 24 months on Verizon device payment plan.

U.S. Cellular

Apart from the big four carriers, you can also get the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 from other carriers like U.S. Cellular. Anyone who purchases the phone on a new line of service will get $150 back in bill credits.

  • 128GB: $1,000 outright, or $33.30 per month for 30 months.
  • 512GB: $1,250 outright, or $41.64 per month for 30 months.

Xfinity Mobile

Comcast’s Xfinity announced it’s carrying the Galaxy Note 9. New customers who buy the phone, activate a new line, and port over their phone number to Xfinity Mobile will get a $300 prepaid card.

Here’s the pricing Xfinity Mobile has to offer for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

  • 128GB: $1,000 outright, or $41.70 per month for 24 months.
  • 512GB: $1,250 outright, or $52.08 per month for 24 months.

Updated on August 10: Added further pricing details.

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