Galaxy S8 Pricing Revealed: What It Costs From Every Carrier

The Samsung Galaxy S8 outshines the iPhone 7 in many ways. But one of them won't be price. The base model S8 will cost at least $71 more than the cheapest iPhone 7, according to carrier pricing announced shortly after the Galaxy S8's unveiling today (March 29).

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Here's a breakdown of what you can expect to pay at each carrier for the latest Samsung flagship.

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CarrierGalaxy S8 (Full Price)Galaxy S8 (Monthly Payment)Galaxy S8+ (Full Price)Galaxy S8+ (Monthly Payment)Special Offers
AT&T$750$25 (30 months); $31.25 (24 months)$850$28.34 (30 months); $35.42 (24 months)Gear VR included; Gear S3 watch for $49
Sprint$750$31.25 (18-month lease)$850$35.42 (18-month lease)Gear VR included; eligible for new Galaxy phone upgrade after 12 months
T-Mobile$750$30 (24 months with $30 down)$850$30 (24 months with $130 down)Gear VR included; free DeX adapter for @Work preorders
Verizon$720$30 (24 months)$840$35 (24 months)Gear VR included

Prices differ slightly depending on where you get your phone, but the cheapest price we've seen for the Galaxy S8 so far is $720, on Verizon. Big Red is offering the Galaxy S8 for $720 flat or $30 per month for two years. For the Galaxy S8+, Verizon's price climbs to $840 or $35 per month for two years.

On AT&T, the phones are even more expensive. The regular S8 costs $750, with AT&T Next customers paying $25 for 30 months and Next Every Year customers paying $31.25 over two years. The S8+ costs $850 upfront — $28.34 for 30 months or $35.42 for 24 months.

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On T-Mobile, the smaller S8 costs $750 full retail, or a $30 down payment and with $30 installments spread over 24 months. Jump! On Demand customers pay $0 down and $33 per month for two years. For the S8+, it's $850 upfront, while both monthly installment customers and Jump! on Demand customers will pay $130 down and shell out $30 per month for the next two years.

Of course, these prices don't take into account all before trade-in offers that your carrier might make. You can also buy the phone through traditional retail channels, like Best Buy, which is promising “up to $100” in savings.

Contrast those prices with Apple's iPhone. The cheapest iPhone 7 starts at $649, while the least expensive iPhone 7 Plus begins at $769. We'll let you know in our review if the phones are worth the extra chunk of cash.

Pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus begin on March 30, and the phones will be available in stores on April 21. Those who pre-order the phones will get a free Gear VR headset with a controller and Oculus game pack.

Andrew E. Freedman

Andrew E. Freedman is an editor at Tom's Hardware focusing on laptops, desktops and gaming as well as keeping up with the latest news. He holds a M.S. in Journalism (Digital Media) from Columbia University. A lover of all things gaming and tech, his previous work has shown up in Kotaku, PCMag, Complex, Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag among others.