Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra: How to buy Samsung's latest phones right now
The Galaxy Note 20 phones are now available. Here's what you need to know.
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latest high-end flagship Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra
are on sale now. You won't find the same preorder bundle offers now that the phones are widely available, but carriers and retail partners will surely run promotions of their own in the coming days and weeks. Samsung is also planning to introduce a preorder sale for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 foldable phone on Sept. 1, and we'll be sure to have all of those details as soon as they're available.
The Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra show off dazzling designs, with the Ultra bringing all of the features that Samsung can squeeze into a phone. It has a gorgeous 6.9-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate, sharp 5x optical zoom and improved S Pen performance, thanks to lower latency. Both phones also incorporate new S Pen tricks, Android 10,
connectivity and a very snappy
Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset.
Here's everything you need to know about how to get one of Samsung's latest phones today, and remember to keep an eye out for deals. (For international pricing, see our full Galaxy Note 20 Ultra review.)
Latest updates: Added new deals from Walmart and Sam's Club, and updated current offers from other vendors.
Samsung's Note 20 Ultra 5G is striking from every angle
Samsung is accepting trade-ins that can drop the price of the Note 20 down to $350. You'll need to fill out a couple of forms to get a better idea of the credit you'll receive for your trade-in, after which the rest of the process is straightforward.
The biggest online retailer is offering the Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra unlocked -- but you won't find any other bonuses or pack-ins for now. Still, it's a good option if you have an Amazon gift card to burn.
With T-Mobile, you can get the Note 20 for $41.67 a month, the 128GB Note 20 Ultra for $54.17 a month or the 512GB Note 20 Ultra for the same $54.17 a month with $150 down. If you buy a Note 20 and add a line to your account, you'll get up to $1,000 off another Note 20 -- making the base model free.
AT&T is giving customers who trade in an eligible device up to $1,000 off the Note 20 when it's purchased on a 30-month payment plan and with a qualifying unlimited plan. In other words, depending on which phone you trade in, you could get the Note 20 for free.
If you switch to Xfinity Mobile between Aug. 6 and Sept. 15, you'll get a $400 discount on the Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra when you activate a new line and transfer your number. If you're already a customer you get a $400 Visa gift card when you upgrade.