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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 buyer’s guide

The pick of Note 9 deals.

Sold on the Galaxy Note 9? Ready to pre-order it? Then you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve sifted through all the deals that have been unveiled since Samsung officially outed its newest handset to bring you tge best of the bunch.

You can sign up for all of these contracts now, so you'll have the Note 9 on the day of its release on 24th August.


Network - o2

The Galaxy Note 9 is available on O2’s Refresh tariffs, which offer the chance of upgrading your phone mid contract.

Its best deal is its entry level package, which will cost an initial £39 a month before paying £51 a month for hefty 30GB of data and unlimited calls.

This covers the smaller 128GB model, which should be more than ample for all but the biggest appetites.

Get this deal on O2.



Vodafone has the ocean blue edition of the Galaxy Note 9 for £54 a month with nothing to pay upfront.

This will get you 40GB a month and unlimited calls and texts, plus your choice of a NOW TV Entertainment Pass, Spotify Premium, Amazon Prime Video or Sky Sports Mobile TV.

Get this deal on Vodafone.


Network - EE

EE is also offering the Note 9 with no upfront costs.

Our favourite package costs £58 a month. This bags you 60GB of data per month, as well as unlimited minutes and texts. You also get 24 months’ of the BT Sport app, allowing to watch the sports broadcaster's programming live on a phone, laptop or tablet, and inclusive roaming in 50 locations worldwide.

Get this deal on EE.

Tesco Mobile

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Pre-order the Note 9 on Tesco Mobile for £59.99 a month, with no upfront fees. This will bag you a whopping 30GB of data, as well as 5,000 texts and 5,000 minutes.

Tesco Mobile uses O2's network, so you know you'll get good coverage and decent speeds. And you can collect Tesco Clubcard points when you pay your phone bill.

Get this deal on Tesco Mobile.

Sky Mobile

Sky Mobile logo

Sky Mobile is offering extra data to anyone who snaps up the Galaxy Note 9 in its network before 13th September.

Its best deal is on its Swap24 plan. This two-year contract involves no up-front cost and will set you back £36 a month for the phone.

You’ll then pay £6 for 2GB of data (you’d normally get 500MB) or £12 for 4GB (usually you’d get 2GB).

You can change what you pay for data month by month, depending on what you use.

Sky is also giving away 10GB of data, which will be placed in users’ Sky Piggybank. There’s the chance to rollover unused data, too.


Network - Three

You can score the Galaxy Note 9 on a selection of Three’s Advanced plans for an upfront cost of £79.

The best deal on the network is its 4GB package, which will set you back £48 a month and includes unlimited calls and texts.

The deal comes with Go Binge for using services such as Netflix and Apple Music without eating up data allowance and Go Roam for phone access without paying extra in 71 destinations worldwide.

Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse

Carphone, as ever, is offering a serious number of extras for those who preorder the Galaxy Note 9 through its stores.

As well as offering up to £200 off if you trade in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Plus, you get a free Samsung DeX cable worth £29.99 which turns the Note 9 into a fully-fledged desktop PC and a Samsung wireless charging mat (worth £49.99).

Deals-wise, stump up £299.99 up front and you can get the Note 9 for £46 a month on O2, including 30GB data.


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - launch date

Paying upfront for a smartphone isn’t for everyone, but it can be a cost-effective way of scoring a cheap deal and owing the device outright.

Samsung is charging a whopping £899 for the 128GB edition of the Note 9, rising to £1,099 for the 512GB model.

That said, you can then pick up a SIM only contract such as Three’s deal which costs £18 a month for unlimited calls and texts, 30GB data and roaming in 71 destinations.

If you have the ready cash, this is a smart alternative.

You'll find more deals on our Note 9 comparison page.

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