We reported yesterday that Samsung might increase the prices of its high-end phones, starting with the Galaxy S23. This price increase is possible in Australia, Europe, South Korea and many other countries worldwide. However, the company was able to compensate for the price increase with a special pre-order offer.
Tipster Roland Quandt discovered specific terms and conditions on the Samsung UK corporate website. The information reveals that pre-ordering any Galaxy S23 series device will allow buyers to get a free upgrade to a higher stock variant. For example, if someone pre-orders a Galaxy S23 by paying for its 128GB version, they will get a 256GB version at no extra cost. The same is the case with the Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra.
So most UK users will get a 256GB version of the Galaxy S23, while Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra buyers who pre-order the device will get 512GB versions of the phones, as they start at 256GB for their base versions. A similar pre-order offer could be available in most parts of the world, but not all. Last year, Samsung also had a similar offer on the Galaxy S22 series in the US and some other markets, but the offer may be widespread this time.
Additionally, the company is offering a $50 Samsung in-store credit to those who pre-order a Galaxy S23. The South Korean company may also provide additional pre-order benefits in many countries, but these offers may vary depending on the market. In India, the company will offer access to exclusive color variants of the Galaxy S23 to those who pre-order the device. Such exclusive colors could be available in several markets worldwide.
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) 25 January 2023
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