Best answer: The upgrade to a Galaxy S10 or S10+ is worth it, but you’ll pay quite a bit for the privilege. You’ll see benefits in performance, camera capabilities and battery life by moving to the new phone; but you’ll probably pay about $600 for the upgrade when factoring in a sale or trade-in of your current Galaxy S9 or S9+. Closely analyze exactly what you get before making the decision to buy.
Samsung: Samsung Galaxy S10 ($700)
Samsung’s hardware still shines, and One UI 2 keeps things fresh for 2020.
With the way Samsung’s phones continuously stay in the conversation of the high-end competition, it’s easy to forget just how long they’ve been on the market. It definitely snuck up on me that the Galaxy S10+ was several months old at the end of 2019, as it kind of gets combined with the Galaxy Note 10 in my mind and still feels “fresh.”
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing wireless subscribers in the United States that carrier contracts were a thing of the past. Yes, it’s true that “service contracts” are no longer used… but you still sign a contract anytime you buy a cell phone from your wireless carrier and make payments each month. Want to switch carriers? You don’t have to pay an ETF anymore, but guess what: you still have to pay off the balance on your phone because you’re under contract! If you really want to ditch carrier contracts for good, you need to buy unlocked smartphones outright — and Amazon is running a terrific sale right now that shaves $300 [...]
There are a lot of reasons to love the Galaxy S10 series: They have some of the best displays on the market, Samsung’s modern One UI Android skin is lightyears ahead of TouchWiz, and they include coveted features, like microSD card support and headphone jacks. Now for a limited time, Verizon customers can own one of the best Android devices available for up to 37 percent off the original retail price. Read More
Open box deal: Verizon S10e, S10, S10+ on sale for up to $350 off was written by the awesome team at Android Police.