The Samsung Galaxy Note8 was finally launched on Wednesday and the pre-orders for the bezel-less device with a tall 6.3-inch display and dual-lens camera have started today and the device will begin shipping on September 15.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note8 rides on the back of the infamous ‘exploding’ Note 7 devices that were recalled last year but the company seems to have put that in the past and look forward to establishing better trust among its users with the spectacular Note 8 launch.
Pre-orders for the Note8 device start today (Thursday, August 24).
Galaxy Note8 Pre-order Offers
Samsung is offering early birds who pre-book the Galaxy Note8 device between August 24 to September 24 will either get a free Gear 360 camera ($229.99) or a 128GB Samsung EVO+ memory card and Fast Wireless Charging Convertible ($189.99).
But don’t wait for it. The company has mentioned that this pre-order offer only lasts till the stocks do. So, if you want it, go and pre-book it.
How Much Will the Note8 Cost?
The Note8 is currently available for pre-orders in the US, UK and Canada at the moment and depending on carriers, the price fluctuates a bit but to give you a rough idea, the Galaxy Note8 will set you back north of $900 in any case.
An unlocked Galaxy Note8 costs $929 in the US and £869 in the UK.
In the USA
Verizon: The Note8 costs $960 if you pay at once or you can also opt for the $40 per month plan for 24 months.
AT&T: The device costs $950 if you pay at once or you can also opt for the $31.67 per month plan for 30 months.
T-Mobile: The Note8 costs $930 if you pay at once. The company is running to EMI offers, one which needs the user to pay $210 as down payment, followed by $30 per month or else $39 per month without the down payment.
Sprint: The device costs $999.99 if you pay at once and either $39.95 per month for 18 months or $33.33 or 24 months.
EE: The Note8 will be available for £89.99 down payment followed by £57.99 monthly EMI.
Vodafone: The device will be available for a £300 down payment followed by EMI’s starting at £44 per month.
O2: The Galaxy Note8 will be available for a £49.99 down payment followed by £66 monthly EMI.
Carphone Warehouse: The device is available for £869 without a sim.
Sky Mobile: The Note8 will cost £38 per month without any down payment. Users who wish to be eligible for a trade-in when Note9 graces the scenes will need to pay £50 per month with a down payment of £99.
Telus: The Galaxy Note8 costs $1,299 if you pay at once. Other than that you can either opt for the $95 per month deal with $550 down payment or $85 per month deal with $750 down payment.
In India (Expected)
While there has been no news about the launch, price, and pre-bookings for Samsung Galaxy Note8 device, it is expected to be launched in India in September 2017.
The Note 7 went on sale in the US for approximately $850 (unlocked) last year and for Rs 65,890 in India. The Samsung Galaxy S8 which was launched earlier this year went on sale for $574.99 (unlocked) and for Rs 57,900 in India.
Going by this trend, we can expect the Galaxy Note8 (64GB) to be priced somewhere between Rs 69,000 to Rs 74,000.