Through its prepaid brand — Boost Mobile — Sprint is offering Samsung's latest flagship smartphones i.e. the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at the lowest rate available in the United States.
To make things more exciting, Boost Mobile is set to offer a substantial discount on the off-contract Galaxy S8 model. The offer from the prepaid carrier kicks off this week.
Arguably, other carriers are also offering Samsung's flagship smartphone at competitive prices, but with the help of deals and promotions. By contrast, Boost Mobile's $649.99 price for the Galaxy S8 is much lower than other carriers. The unlocked variant of the smartphone retails for $724.99 on Samsung's online store.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Boost Mobile Deal: How To Avail The Offer?
Customers can now get their hands on the Galaxy S8 for just $520 as Boost Mobile is offering a 20 percent discount on the smartphone. The limited period offer assures potential buyers a savings of $129.99.
To avail the GalaxyS8 offer, one just has to buy the smartphone from Boost Mobile's website and enter the promo code BOOST17 at the time of the checkout. However, it is important to know that this offer is valid only for online purchases.
The offer will last till June 15 or when Boost Mobile's stock of Galaxy S8 runs out, whichever comes first.
However, according to PhoneArena, the Galaxy S8 smartphone Boost Mobile is selling is not unlocked. This means that those looking to take advantage of the 20 percent online discount on the Galaxy S8 may be forced to use the smartphone on Boost Mobile for a year.
Upon the end of the annual term, one can unlock the smartphone and switch over to a different network. Alternately, one can also stay on Boost Mobile's network as the prepaid carrier's monthly plans start at just $35.
Galaxy S8: Specs And Features
The Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge Infinity Display. The device's 18:5:9 aspect ratio has been lauded as the best dimension to watch movies and videos in.
Under the hood, the U.S. variant of the Galaxy S8 houses Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor and 4 GB of RAM. The Galaxy S8 is available in multiple colors such as Arctic Silver, Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Orchid Gray, and Maple Gold. However, Boost Mobile's website only lists the black option.
The smartphone is available in a 64 GB storage option (expandable via a microSD card) and comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The smartphone also sports a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera and an 8-megapixel selfie snapper. Samsung has also incorporated innovative features such as an iris scanner and Bixby to lure consumers.