The new Samsung Galaxy S9 will price £739 within the UK when it launches on Sunday February 25, if the newest S9 price leak from the cell phone trade right.
That’s £50 cheaper than the one different S9 price data we have been given to this point, which claimed that it’s best to count on to pay “£100 more than the S8 cost at launch” and would have resulted in a price of round £789.
“Expect the S9 to be priced roughly £50 cheaper than what everybody is saying,” says our inside supply. “A £100 price hike from the S8 is no longer on the cards and it’s looking much more like a £50 increase instead.”
To be clear – this comes from somebody we belief within the UK cell trade who would definitely be ready to know this data.
This is way extra encouraging for those who’re aspiring to snap up a Galaxy S9 deal as quickly as attainable, however nonetheless alerts a 7% improve from last year’s Galaxy S8 – which launched at £689 – and virtually 25% greater than the Galaxy S7’s £569 price 24 months in the past.
Going up: Samsung Galaxy S9 price leaked
The minute that Apple priced the iPhone X up at a thousand kilos in November, the writing was on the wall for rising costs on the S9 and each different new flagship phone. But we’re glad that the inflation a minimum of is not as dangerous as initially reported.
It’s nonetheless an enormous leap from the final couple of years, however we had an inkling additional £100 improve sounded extreme. That’s why we needed to confirm it with just a few extra of our trade contacts.
Now that we’re a few weeks nearer to the discharge date and with the large S9 reveal simply across the nook, it appears retailers are extra assured to slim down the expected sale price.
The Galaxy S9 is because of be unveiled at Samsung’s ‘Unpacked’ occasion on the MWC commerce present in Barcelona later within the month. It follows the discharge of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which grew to become the Korean tech large’s most costly cell phone when it was launched final autumn – a substantial £869.
Galaxy S9 Plus price and contract offers predicted
The price leak solely tipped us off about the usual handset, which the latest Galaxy S9 rumours counsel will have a 5.Eight-inch QHD+ display, smaller bezels and simpler to make use of finger scanner.
But it follows that the S9 Plus will see an analogous uplift, taking it to £829 upfront. By the identical logic, we might count on to the S9 and S9+ to price round $800 and $875 in US shops on launch.
If you had been planning to splash out on an unlocked Galaxy S9 handset, then we advise that you just click on via to our run down of right this moment’s best SIM only deals to just remember to get the absolute best plan to workforce up with it. Otherwise, we have dived into earlier years’ knowledge to take an informed estimate of what the Samsung Galaxy S9 offers will be on contract as effectively.