Finding the best Samsung phone deals isn't as hard as one might think. From flagships to mid-tier phones, there are always Samsung phone deals to be had.
Currently, our favorite Samsung phone deals come from Samsung itself. For instance, purchase a Galaxy S21 at Samsung and you'll get up to $700 off with trade-in. After discount, you'll pay just $149 for the Galaxy S21, $299 for the Galaxy S21 Plus, or $499 for the Galaxy S21 Ultra. If your current phone has a cracked screen, you can still get up to $550 off if you trade it in.
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Galaxy S21: from $149 w/ trade-in @ Samsung
If you're looking for the cheapest Galaxy S21, the buck stops with the base Galaxy S21 config. It packs a 6.2-inch 120Hz adaptive display, Snapdragon 888 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 10MP front camera. You also get 12MP main, 12MP ultrawide, and 64MP telephoto rear camera lenses. Pre-order by January 28 and you'll get a $100 Samsung credit and free Galaxy SmartTag. If you have an eligible phone to trade in, you could get up to $700 off and pay just $2.78/month via a 36-month contract, which is the lowest price we've seen for any unlocked Galaxy S21.
Galaxy S21 Plus: from $299 w/ trade-in @ Samsung
The Galaxy S21 Plus sports a bigger 6.7-inch 120Hz display. Otherwise, you get the same Snapdragon 888 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 10MP front camera, and 12MP main, 12MP ultrawide, and 64MP telephoto rear camera lenses. Purchase your Galaxy S21 Plus by January 28 and you'll get a $150 Samsung credit and free Galaxy SmartTag. If you have an eligible phone to trade in, you could get up to $700 off and pay just $8.34/month via a 36-month contract.
Galaxy S21 Ultra: from $499 w/ trade-in @ Samsung
Galaxy S21 Ultra deals will require that you pay a little more money upfront, but it's still possible to save on Samsung's premium phone. Buy the Galaxy S21 Ultra by January 28 and you'll get a $200 Samsung credit and free Galaxy SmartTag. If you have an eligible phone to trade in, you could get up to $700 off and pay just $13.89/month via a 36-month contract. The phone features a 6.8-inch adaptive 120Hz QHD display, Snapdragon 888 CPU, 12GB of RAM, and 40MP front camera. Rear cameras include a 108MP main, 12MP ultrawide, 10MP 3x telephoto, and 10MP 10x telephoto.
Galaxy S21: $750 off w/ trade-in + Unlimited @ Verizon
Verizon has a few Samsung phone deals up its sleeve. Switch to Verizon, trade-in an eligible phone, and sign up for an Unlimited plan to get up to $750 off any Galaxy S21. Alternatively, buy any S21 phone and get $1,000 off the cost of another when you add a new line with Unlimited. Plus, use coupon "PREMSWITCH2021" to get a $250 Verizon eGift card (with Do More, Play More, or Get More Unlimited plans) or use coupon "150SWITCH2021" to get a $150 Verizon eGift card (with Start Unlimited plans). You can claim your gift card at the Verizon Promo Center after your purchase.
Galaxy Z Fold 2: was $1,999 now $999 @ Samsung
Samsung's flagship foldable phone is 50% off if you have an eligible phone to trade-in. You'll need a relative new phone in good condition to get the maximum discount, but even phones with cracked screens are eligible for a $650 trade-in value. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 features a main 7.6-inch 120Hz display, 6.2-inch 60Hz cover display, Snapdragon 865 Plus CPU, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and three 12MP rear camera lenses.
Galaxy S20 FE: was $699 now $299 @ Verizon
The Galaxy S20 FE is already a great value, offering many of the features in Samsung's other S20 phones at a lower price. Verizon will take up to $400 off the $699 phone when you trade-in a phone. This offer is open to existing Verizon customers, so anyone can save.
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: from $449 w/ trade-in @ Samsung
Samsung is also letting you save on its Note 20 series with an eligible trade-in. For either the Galaxy Note 20 or Note 20 Ultra, you can take up to $600 off with a trade-in that's in good condition; a phone with a cracked screen brings up to $340 in discounts. Apply that to the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, which features a 6.9-inch AMOLED panel with a dynamic 120Hz refresh rate, and you can get the best Samsung phone for $449.
Galaxy S20: was $999 now $911 @ Amazon
Amazon lets you save $88 on Samsung's main flagship. The Galaxy S20 features a 6.2-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and its powered by the same Snapdragon 865 processor found in the rest of the Galaxy S20 lineup. This is a great way to get a solid Samsung flagship at a reduced price.
Galaxy Note 20: up to $700 off @ Best Buy
Head to Best Buy if you want to save on the Galaxy Note 20, particularly if you want to use the phone with AT&T's cellular service. A current deal lets you save up to $700 with a qualified trade-in, cutting the cost the standard Note 20 to $299. You can save $300 if you activate with Sprint and $400 if you activate with Verizon.
Galaxy A71 5G: was $599 now $449 @ Amazon
The Galaxy A71 5G is Samsung's best midrange model with 5G connectivity, and it's normally available for $599. Thanks to a $150 discount, though, you can get this phone at its lowest price ever, allowing you to connect with faster 5G networks. The phone is also unlocked, giving you a choice of carriers.
Galaxy A71 5G UW: was $649 now $499 @ Xfinity Mobile
Buy the 5G version of the Galaxy A71 at Xfinity Mobile on a monthly installment plan, and the carrier will cut the price of your monthly payment so that you'll save $150 over the 24 months you pay off the phone. You'll need to activate a new line and transfer your current number to Xfinity. Be aware that this model is on backorder until the end of the year.
Galaxy A51 5G: was $499 now $30 @ AT&T
You can save big on the Galaxy A51 5G, another midrange 5G-capable phone, when you buy it on an installment plan with AT&T. Normally, the Galaxy A51 5G costs $499 when you buy it outright, but open a new line of data or upgrade an existing line, and AT&T will sell you for the phone for just $1 a month over 30 months. It's a cost-effective to get a 5G-ready phone on AT&T's growing network.
Samsung phone deals: Which model should you get?
It's getting so that you can't tell the Samsung phones apart without a scorecard. The electronics giant offers an extensive lineup of handsets, from pricey flagship all the way down to budget models.
We largely review Samsung's flagships, foldable phones and midrange devices. In fact, our best Samsung phones guide ranks all the recent Samsung models in these categories from best to worst. Here's a quick guide, though, to each of the major phones in Samsung's lineup and how much the base models typically cost.
Galaxy S20 series
- Galaxy S20 Ultra, $1,399: 6.9-inch AMOLED display (120Hz); Snapdragon 865; 12GB RAM; 128GB storage
- Galaxy S20 Plus, $1,199: 6.7-inch AMOLED display (120Hz); Snapdragon 865; 12GB RAM; 128GB storage
- Galaxy S20, $999: 6.2-inch AMOLED display (120Hz); Snapdragon 865; 12GB RAM; 128GB storage
- Galaxy S20 FE, $699: 6.5-inch AMOLED display (120Hz); Snapdragon 865; 6GB RAM; 128GB storage
Galaxy Note 20 series
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, $1,299: 6.9-inch AMOLED display (120Hz); Snapdragon 865 Plus; 12GB RAM; 128GB storage
- Galaxy Note 20, $999: 6.7-inch AMOLED (60Hz); Snapdragon 865 Plus; 8GB RAM; 128GB storage
- Galaxy Z Fold 2, $1,999: 7.6-inch main display (120GHz), 6.2-inch outer display (60Hz), Snapdragon 865 Plus; 12GB RAM; 256GB storage
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G, $1,449: 6.7-inch main display (60Hz), 1.1-inch outer display; Snapdragon 855 Plus; 8GB RAM; 256GB storage
Midrange Galaxy phones
- Galaxy A71 5G, $599: 6.7-inch OLED (60Hz); Snapdragon 765; 8GB RAM; 128GB storage
- Galaxy A51 5G, $499: 6.5-inch OLED (60Hz); Exynos 980; 6GB RAM; 128GB storage