The, offering Samsung, er, fans the chance to buy an S20 phone for hundreds less than the price of the flagship model. Good news: Best Buy is offering it for even less than that.
For a limited time, Best Buy has thewhen you choose the Activate Later option. It’s available in four different colors at that price, which is $100 below retail. (Update: .)
Worth noting: If you choose the Activate Now option, you can get the phone for as low as $499.99 with a new line or account at Sprint or $549.99 with Verizon. But then you might be on the hook for a pricier service plan than you want, for a longer period of time than you want. My advice: Look to no-contract, pay-as-you-go services like, and .
So what’s the deal with the S20 FE? In his story,, CNET’s Andrew Hoyle provided this overview: “The price might be more affordable, but the key specs don’t seem to have suffered all that much. There’s a 6.5-inch, 2,400×1,080-pixel Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate for smooth scrolling and a lightning-fast Snapdragon 865 processor.”
I’m not sure I agree with calling a $700 phone “affordable,” though obviously it’s more so than a $1,000 S20. And at $600 it’s definitely priced more like a midtier model.
Either way, a $100 savings right out of the gate, with no contract or activation requirement? That I can get behind.
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