Putting in a Samsung Galaxy S9 pre-order might be tempting, but some of you will be better off waiting a few more days or a few more weeks before committing to the new flagship.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ look a lot like their predecessors, but don’t let that fool you. Samsung’s new flagships pack a ton of horsepower.
The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ come with an assortment of upgrades including top of the line cameras, big beautiful displays, souped up software including Android Oreo, tons of RAM, state-of-the-art processors, fast wireless charging, and stereo speakers for those that love to watch movies and play games.
The Galaxy S9 looks like it’ll be a formidable opponent for top tier devices like the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and Google’s Pixel 2. It’ll be expensive, but it should have a spot on your shopping list if you’re in the hunt for a new device this year.
You won’t have to wait long to buy the Galaxy S9 or the larger Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy S9 release date is set for March 16th, but you’ll be able to buy it earlier than that thanks to pre-orders. Galaxy S9 pre-orders are live in the United States and other countries around the world.
There are some benefits to pre-ordering Galaxy phones, but there are also some downsides you should be aware of. We’ll take you through both sides in this guide to pre-ordering the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.
Pre-Order If You Want the Galaxy S9 ASAP
If you know you want the Samsung Galaxy S9 and you want it as soon as humanly possible, you'll want to put in a pre-order.
If your current phone is falling apart and/or you've been waiting to buy Samsung's flagship, put in a pre-order right now.
Pre-ordering the Galaxy S9 through your favorite retailer or carrier will ensure you get your phone on release day which, again, is March 16th in many regions.
The Galaxy S9 release date in March 16th, but pre-orders are starting to ship out well ahead of the official street date. If you pre-order your phone now you might get it a few days early.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 won't sell out so you don't need to rush into an order. That said, if you want peace of mind and you want your new phone in your hands quickly, pick a color and put in a pre-order today or sometime before March 16th.